AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Locator

Posted on 01/22/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Local Resources | Money & Work AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 60 and older – at more than 5,000 locations nationwide.  Find a location near you!

Action Alert on House Bill 1100

Posted on 01/21/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado Please call the members of the finance committee today to ask for their yes vote on House Bill 1100 House Bill 1100 is a bipartisan measure by Representatives Steve Lebsock and Kit Roupe and Senators Larry Crowder and Jessie Ulibarri to increase the amount credited to the Older Coloradans Cash Fund by $4 million dollars. The Older Coloradans Cash Fund is the source of funding for the Older Coloradans Program, through which the state’s sixteen Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) …

FREE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS ON AGING AND RETIREMENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS FOR 2015 TO BE HELD ALONG FRONT RANGE

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events | Home & Family | Money & Work   DENVER, CO – (January 15, 2015) – In response to the growing needs of Colorado’s baby boomers, a series of free public workshops on  “Aging and Retirement Planning Solutions” will be held along the Front Range in 2015.  The events are open to the public.   Space is limited; for reservation information call (303) 468-2820 or visit seniorlifecare.info.   JANUARY 26, 10:45am – 12:30pm, Lunch and Learn, catered by Panera Bread: Buck Recreation Center, 2004 Powers Avenue, Littleton, CO 80120 RSVP: …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: New Year, New View

Posted on 01/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Health & Wellbeing Blog by Jane Greetings one and all… Happy New Year and welcome back to The Caregiver’s Cairn. I am excited to kick-off the third year of reflections related to the journey of caregiving. Many thanks to those of you who have been frequent visitors to the blog over the past two years. And a warm “hello” to new faces and voices in the crowd. All are welcome! The blog is designed to be a sustaining and empowering guide for caregivers …

AARP CO Life Reimagined 1/2 Marathon Contest

Posted on 01/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events | Health & Wellbeing Have you dreamed of running a ½ marathon, but don’t know how to start?  Are you a creative writer and willing to share your experience?  Then check out our Life Reimagined ½ Marathon Contest!  Enter and win the chance to have your entrance fee paid for the Colfax ½  Marathon!  * Winner will receive an entrance to the Colfax ½ marathon, a one on one session and have a personalized gait analysis with UberSense and unlimited email access to a …

AARP 2015 Colorado Legislative Priorities

Posted on 01/9/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado Colorado’s 65+ population will increase by 123 percent between 2010 and 2030. Meanwhile, services for older Coloradans remain sorely underfunded. In light of staggering older population growth and funding inadequate to meet future needs, AARP alerted members of the Colorado legislature about its 2015 legislative agenda. Caregiving and keeping older adults in their homes and independent top the list of AARP priorities. “We are excited to work with Rep. Steve Lebsock and Sen. Larry Crowder on legislation to increase the Older Coloradans …