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 …

AARP Local Summer Discounts

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

Local Resources Saturday, July 12, 8:30 AM – COLORADO SPRINGS AARP At Arts On The Streets Morning Tour AARP Members receive 20 percent off and purchase tickets for $8.00. The hour-long guided walking tours introducing the art and history of downtown Colorado Springs. Tours meet at 9 am on the 2nd floor level of The Perk Downtown, 14 S. Tejon Street. Participants are invited to arrive at 8:30am, in order to have time to enjoy a medium beverage of your choice (included …

McDonald’s Kicks off Colorado Literacy Week with Free Breakfast & a Free Book to Colorado Four-Year Olds!

Posted on 05/13/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Local Resources AARP would like you to know of the following event… On May 19th, every Colorado McDonald’s Restaurant Serving Up Free Breakfast and a Free Book in Partnership with One Book 4 Colorado Program WHAT: Participating Colorado McDonald’s restaurants* will be giving away a FREE breakfast and FREE book to all four-year olds the morning of May 19th! Monday, May 19th marks the first day of Colorado Literacy Week and in partnership with One Book 4 Colorado, the Lt. Governor will be …