The Caregiver’s Cairn: Holiday Blues

Posted on 12/17/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family 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 is a busy time of year with the various holidays unfolding at warp speed. The pace is …

AARP Night with the Colorado Mammoth

Posted on 12/10/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events Join us for AARP Night with the Colorado Mammoth as the Colorado Mammoth take on the Calgary Roughnecks in the 2015 home opener on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Pepsi Center.  Come by the AARP table and meet AARP staff and volunteers and hear about the things AARP is doing here in the community. AARP members and their guests receive a discounted ticket and service fees are waived. Tickets price: $22 – Lower Bowl End, $8 – Upper Bowl …

Take Charge of Your Future

Posted on 12/5/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events You want to make the most of your future. That’s why AARP is providing free, unbiased information that can help you make smart financial decisions so you can live independently as you age. AARP also wants to extend a special invitation to our youth. They are the ones who must start saving right now, and we want to help young people start to think about the money they will need when they are no longer working. So join us and …

Christmas Memories

Posted on 12/4/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Home & Family | Volunteering Blog by CJay Smith, CEC You can tell the holidays are upon us when shows such as: Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas show up on the TV channels. I remember as a little girl watching these shows around the middle of November and excitedly knowing that Christmas was just around the corner, and Christmas meant gifts! One year I remember getting an Easy Bake Oven that made the best cakes and …

Take the Grandkids to Whoville and Laugh at the Grinch

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Colorado | Events | Home & Family | Local Resources The Denver Center for Performing Arts is offering a discount to AARP members who take a child or grandchild to the Dec. 17 evening performance of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. AARP staff and volunteers will be on hand before the show to discuss the various ways AARP is active in the community. AARP members and guests can get a free child’s ticket (for those 17 or younger) with the purchase of an adult ticket in …

Participate in RTD Meetings

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado | Events | Money & Work As RTD expands bus and rail services, its fare structure has become complex and hard to navigate for a lot of consumers. RTD is currently evaluating its current fare policies, including how fares are calculated based on distance, zones, and class of service such as Regional, Express, and Local/Limited. RTD has developed fare structure alternatives. The RTD Board of Directors will be holding a series of public meetings between December 3, 2014 and December 11, 2014 throughout the metro area to present …