AARP Local Discounts

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Local Resources AARP Night at the Colorado Mammoth January 10, 2015 DENVER Join AARP as the Colorado Mammoth take on the Calgary Roughnecks in the 2015 home opener. 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. Colorado Mammoth vs. Calgary Roughnecks Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pepsi Center Ticket …

Take the Grandkids to Whoville and Laugh at the Grinch

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

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 …

Don’t miss the Grinch

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Local Resources Yup, Mr. Grinch, he is a mean one. But the holiday classic, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is a must see and AARP Colorado has a discount that would make even the ol’ Grinch smile. AARP members and guests may receive a free child’s ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket in price level 2 for the showing of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Denver Center for the Performing …

Forum on caregiving empowers Latinos to tell their story

Posted on 08/19/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Local Resources There are 42 million family caregivers in America and about 20 percent of them are Latinos. In a survey by the National Alliance for Caregiving, Blacks and Hispanics were more likely than non-Hispanic Whites or Asians to cite caregiving as a financial hardship. “Hispanics tend to live in close proximity of family and maintain very close family ties, so they tend to be natural caregivers,” said Roberto Rey, AARP Colorado director of multicultural outreach. “That is why it is so …

Caregiving is a Family Challenge – Free Workshop!

Posted on 08/12/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Local Resources The introduction of a serious illness or disability disrupts the stability of a family system. A family’s response to stress is predicated on several factors: family structure, communication patterns, family history, and belief systems. With enough stress, most families will display dysfunctional behaviors. By understanding the source of the dysfunction, we can respond to issues more compassionately and effectively. JFS will also explore how to conduct and hold an effective family meeting so everyone can be involved in the caregiving …

Late Summer Discounts and Savings

Posted on 07/16/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Local Resources Although we’re already in August, the fun doesn’t have to stop. AARP has more discounts and savings in Denver and on Colorado’s Western Slope. Check out the following offerings:     Friday, August 15, 10 AM – 4 PM – GRAND JUNCTION AARP Day at Children’s Nature Center AARP members are invited to enjoy a $2 savings at the Grand Valley Zoological Quest/The Children’s Nature Center, 404 Jurassic Ave. A Fruita, CO, 81521, on Aug. 15, 2914 during the attraction’s …