The Caregiver’s Cairn: New Year, New View

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

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

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 …

Legislative Agenda: Boost Support Services

Posted on 01/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing By Roger Fillion Bernard Hynes was thrilled one September morning when he opened the door from his bedroom and looked into his Denver apartment. The living room and kitchen were clean. They had been a mess. Illness had left the 67-year-old Hynes unable to tidy up. “It was like Christmas morning as a little kid when you wake up. It was so nice,” said Hynes, who quit a part-time job because of illness. “It gave me a new lease on …

En busca de fondos para respaldar programas

Posted on 01/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Por Roger Fillion Una mañana de septiembre, Bernard Hynes sintió gran emoción tras abrir la puerta de su dormitorio y ver el estado del apartamento en donde vive, en la ciudad de Denver. La sala de estar y la cocina estaban limpias. Poco antes, eran un desastre. La enfermedad le había impedido a Hynes, de 67 años, poner su vivienda en orden. “Me sentí como un niño que se levanta en la mañana de Navidad. Fue tan lindo”, manifestó Hynes, …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Holiday Blues

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

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 is a busy time of year with the various holidays unfolding at warp speed. The pace is …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: The Power of Stories

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

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 …