FREE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS ON AGING AND RETIREMENT PLANNING SOLUTIONS FOR 2015 TO BE HELD ALONG FRONT RANGE

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Home & Family   DENVER, CO – (January 15, 2015) – In response to the growing needs of Colorado’s baby boomers, a series of free public workshops on  “Aging and Retirement Planning Solutions” will be held along the Front Range in 2015.  The events are open to the public.   Space is limited; for reservation information call (303) 468-2820.   JANUARY 26, 10:45am – 12:30pm, Lunch and Learn, catered by Panera Bread: Buck Recreation Center, 2004 Powers Avenue, Littleton, CO 80120 RSVP: (303) 468-2820   …

Young Author Writing Opportunity

Posted on 01/7/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Home & Family AARP and the Colorado School and Public Employee Retirement Association are sponsoring an Essay Contest with the title “My Grandparents are the best grandparents in the world!”  Essays will be judged by CSPERA members and the results will be announced by April 20, 2015.  There will be a first- and second-place winner in each of the four CSPERA State Divisions:  the Metro Division, the Northeast Division, the Southern Division, and the Western Division.   Each winner will receive as follows: First Place – A …

Legislative Agenda: Boost Support Services

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

Home & Family 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

Home & Family 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, …

…Looking Through a Different Lens

Posted on 12/19/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Home & Family Blog by CJay Smith, CEC Remember those resolutions that you made last year or possibly the year before?  Remember saying, “I’m going to lose weight, I’m going to change jobs, I’m going to save more, I’m going to eat more nutritiously,” yet by the end of the first month of the New Year you had already “fallen off the wagon.” Now don’t be too hard on yourself, many of us make resolutions such as these with the best of intentions. …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Holiday Blues

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

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 …