The Caregiver’s Cairn: The Power of Stories

Posted on 11/19/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Health & Wellbeing 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 for a break and a moment of reflection. Today, I want to recognize the power of stories …

Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

Posted on 11/17/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Health & Wellbeing Blog by CJay Smith, CEC For many people the Thanksgiving season is the one time of the year where being grateful seems to be the conversation as we gather around the dinner table enjoying the turkey, dressing and all the trimmings. Something that I started to do about three years ago was to concentrate on being grateful all year long, not just on turkey day. What I’ve learned to do is: *Appreciate what I have, and not worry about what I …

Happy Holidays from State Director Morie Smile

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Colorado | Events | Home & Family What a year 2014 proved to be! Members across the state enjoyed presentations on brain health and healthy behaviors. In Fort Collins, CSU students coached older Larimer County residents on how to use their technology, and in Mesa County, high school honor students turned the generational tables, offering technology assistance to an eager crowd. Throughout the year, AARP CO Caregiving ambassador Jane Barton offered advice and insights into healthy Caregiving and creating Caregiver support groups, which is a major AARP …

More member discounts

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events Are you a sports lover? How about a lacrosse game? Or maybe you’re into something more cultural. Well, AARP Colorado has you covered. Join us for a Colorado Mammoth game and/or The Westside Oratorio, a tale of seven generations of a Denver Mexican-American family. AARP invites you to see The Westside Oratorio on Dec. 7, 2014, 2 p.m. at Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Drive in Denver. This play has been described as a “beautiful, sweeping and poignant epic that …

Holiday Scam Alert

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Money & Work The holidays are upon us and that means con artists are using this time of year to their advantage. But we can take steps to avoid becoming victims. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the holiday season is the time of year that many people want to give to charities. But it’s also the time of year when scammers take advantage of that giving spirit. “Unfortunately, scammers posing as fake charities are waiting in the wings to take advantage of …

Don’t miss the Grinch

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Local Resources Yup, Mr. Grinch, he is a mean one. But the holiday classic, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is a must see and AARP Colorado has a discount that would make even the ol’ Grinch smile. AARP members and guests may receive a free child’s ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket in price level 2 for the showing of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Denver Center for the Performing …