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Jeremiah Mora

Biography:

Jeremiah Mora – ASD Community Outreach
Jeremiah is a Colorado native and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley with a Bachelor of Science degree. After joining AARP, he earned his Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado-Denver and a certificate in Authentic Leadership from Naropa University in Boulder. He is currently pursuing a M.A. in E-Learning and Design from the University of Colorado-Denver. He has worked in the field of aging for 10 years, all of which have been with AARP. Before joining AARP, Jeremiah worked at the American Red Cross.

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Chasing Her Dreams: Marcia Starts Training

Posted on 04/27/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Congratulations Marcia on being named AARP Colorado’s Life Reimagined 1/2 Marathon Contest Winner!  Check out her blog each week as she trains for the Colfax 1/2 Marathon!   T is for Time Limits as well as Trying I’m to the last letter of the S-M-A-R-T method that I’ve used in training for the half marathon. T stands for time limits in the model that Deepak Chopra and Oprah used in their 21 day meditation. Initially I thought this meant give …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Spring—Images of Caregiving

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Blog by Jane Barton Greetings one and all… Welcome back to The Caregiver’s Cairn – a sustaining and empowering guide for caregivers and care receivers. I hope you and yours have enjoyed a lovely month since my last posting. I invite you to pour a cup of coffee or hot tea, curl up in a cozy chair, and take a deep breath. It’s time to relax, recharge, and reflect. Spring is a lovely time of year, isn’t it? However, the …

Join AARP at the Arvada Center for “A Man of No Importance”

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

A Man of No Importance Saturday May 16th at 2 pm Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Based on a film A Man of No Importance Directed by Rod A. Lansberry Regional Premiere featuring Colorado’s Legendary Irish-Folk Band Colcannon It’s 1964 in a working-class neighborhood of Dublin. Oscar Wilde devotee, Alfie Byrne has ambitions to perform Wilde’s Salome with his amateur theater troupe in the local church hall; however, Alfie doesn’t realize the controversy his choice …

Mimi’s Caregiving Commandment Number Two Take Care of Yourself

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

A few years ago when I was taking care of my 90 year-old mom and my 95 year-old dad, articles and books were just beginning to be written about the importance of taking care of yourself if you were the primary caregiver.  At that point I was so wrapped up in the day-to-day demands of supervising Mom and Dad that I couldn’t really read much.  It amazes me that I did attempt to take care of myself instinctively without realizing …

Artful Aging: Through the Lens of Miró

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

To celebrate the work of Joan Miró, the DAM is offering a one-day symposium about creativity and aging, featuring inspirational talks and immersive workshops. Start the day with an exclusive early hours visit to the exhibition, Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination. The official program kicks off with a keynote presentation by Tim Carpenter, the founder and executive director of EngAGE, who will share insights into the importance of creativity in aging. Following this, Gwen Chanzit, the DAM’s curator of modern …

Who’s Knocking at My Door?

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Door-to-door solicitations are one of the most popular methods for scam artists to reach older adults. Based on neighborhoods and home values, scammers can easily target people they believe to have money. Door-to-door solicitations seem to bloom in spring, as the nice weather allows for easier travel and more opportunity by scammers. Residents should be wary when strangers come knocking unsolicited, especially if the visitor is trying to talk you into parting with your hard-earned money. Here are some tips …