Lesson Learned…

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing According to Webster’s dictionary, the term Empty Nesters is defined as “a parent whose children have grown up and moved away from home.”  For about 4 years now, my husband and I have been Empty Nesters, and you know what? We Love it! There is something so peaceable about having the house to ourselves. We loved the time spent raising our two beautiful daughters, but they are both grown and out of the house and doing well.  Which brings me …

Lessons Learned…

Posted on 06/30/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing According to Webster, the term Empty Nesters is a noun and defined as “a parent whose children have grown up and moved away from home.”  For about 4 years now, my husband and I have been Empty Nesters, and you know what? We Love it! There is something so peaceable about knowing that as parents we managed to turn out 2 beautiful daughters who made our jobs as parents just a little bit easier. Now don’t get me wrong, we …

I Love Music…

Posted on 06/9/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing I’m remembering one of my favorite R&B songs…It’s a soulful tune by one of the famous groups of the 60’s .Sometimes I think that as a world we may not be able to understand our various languages but put on a “good tune,” and somehow we manage to make communication happen, think about it… hummmm I LOVE MUSIC… Whether it is Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Old School, Country/Western, Classical, Rap, and Jazz, music has been a part of my life …

Blimpman’s Blog-Running the Distance

Posted on 05/16/2014 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.   Coming to an end… Blimpman is in a state of euphoria!  He’s just completed the Colfax Half Marathon in a personal best time of 3 hours and 3 seconds – more than a minute per mile faster than any of his …

Give Nurses More Authority

Posted on 05/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing  Give Nurses More Authority to Heal Posted on 05/12/2014 by Elaine Ryan |AARP Blog Author | Politics  PrintNational Nurses Week comes to a close today, and I am reminded of my mom’s nurse, Sue. As my parents got older and Pop became Mom’s caregiver, they needed more help. Sue came once a week for the months following Mom’s return home from a rehabilitation center. She checked on Mom’s health and trained Pop on how to care for Mom during the week.  …

Food for Thought

Posted on 05/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Last month was a busy, busy month for me… As I was contemplating writing my blog, I thought blog about the things that I like a lot, topics that would be the easiest for me to write about and what immediately came to mind as I was biting into my dinner for the evening, FOOD… I Love Good Food…! From my earliest memory of food, a smile comes to my face. In my last blog I made mention of my …