Blimpman's Blog-Running the Distance

Blimpman’s Blog-Running the Distance

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Congratulations to Richard for being selected the winner of the 1/2 Marathon Life Reimagined Contest.  Follow his weekly blog as he begins to prepare for the 1/2 Colfax Marathon to be held on May 18, 2014 at City Park.   April 11, 2014 Over the course of the last twenty years, Blimpman has lost over one thousand pounds!  Unfortunately, during that time he has also gained over one thousand fifty pounds!   Yes, it’s the familiar cycle again and again: Stage 1: …

Changing the Aging Sterotype

Changing the Aging Sterotype

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing By A.J. White Some women over 50 live with the negative vision of the aging stereotype.  Combating these stereotypes is the older woman’s self-determined motivational desire for continued health and an active lifestyle.  The self-concept of the post-menopausal woman is shifting to engage more in society, bringing with her more financial resources and political influence.  Older women are also engaged in forming enriching relationships and constructing a positive vision of aging. A recent article in Time discussed increasing diversity in …

Love Sports?  Check out the Rocky Mountain Senior Games.

Love Sports? Check out the Rocky Mountain Senior Games.

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing The 37th Annual Rocky Mountain Senior Games June 4-8, 2014  The Rocky Mountain Senior Games* are Colorado’s qualifying event for the biennial Summer National Senior Games. The City of Greeley has collaborated with the Colorado Senior Sports Development Council (CSSDC) to bring the Rocky Mountain Senior Games to Colorado. CSSDC is the governing board of the Rocky Mountain Senior Games and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. CSSDC and the Recreation Division of the City of Greeley Leisure Services Department work together to coordinate the Games.  Athletes …

Resolve to Laugh

Resolve to Laugh

Posted on 03/20/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing If an apple a day keeps the doctor away… what will a laugh a day do? Think about it, when was the last time you had a “good old fashion” make my stomach ache laugh? You heard, read, saw or did something that made you burst out with laughter? With the everyday stresses we may encounter in today’s world, “Laughter may be just what the doctor ordered…” Growing up, I can remember a lot of laughter in my household. From …

Consumer Guide to Hearing Aids

Consumer Guide to Hearing Aids

Posted on 03/19/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Consumers today have many questions about hearing loss and hearing aids. How do you know if you need a hearing aid? Where should you go for testing? What testing will be done? What are your options among hearing products? What level of technology is best for you? How much is it going to cost? How long will the whole process take? How will you adjust to hearing with a hearing aid? AARP prepared this booklet to help answer those questions. …

Your Time is “Write” Now…

Your Time is “Write” Now…

Posted on 02/24/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing When I was first asked to write a blog for AARP and its “Life Reimagined” initiative, I was most excited, yet at the same time I knew that if I was going to be writing about various ways to rethink  oneself and ones life, I too would be exploring my own questions and answers concerning my own life. Since receiving my coaching certification in March of 2008 and starting my own business, blogging, along with E-books, podcast and other what …