The Caregiver’s Cairn: Boundaries – Know Your Limits

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

Colorado | Home & Family 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. A little break in the caregiving action is good for the mind, body, and spirit. Today, I want to address the subject …

Legislative Wrap Up 2014

Posted on 07/15/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado AARP Colorado is pleased to report on the 2014 legislative activities. All bills referenced in this report were signed by Governor John Hickenlooper unless otherwise noted. All bills with an asterisk (*) note a priority vote. Visit our bill list for more information.   Check out our Legislative Wrap Up!

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda? It’s time for Will, Can, Did.

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

About AARP | Colorado | Events | Money & Work Join AARP Colorado and Rick Bernstein for a 90-minute Life Reimagined Workshop on August 4, 2014, at the Scheitler Recreation Center.  Brush up on basic interview skills Learn how to answer interview questions Find out how to research employers/investors Mentally prepare for the interview process Participate in mock interviews Life ReImagined Workshop—The Interview Monday, August 4, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Scheitler Recreation Center 5031 W 46th Avenue Denver, CO 80212 Register now. Seats are limited. Register online or  …

Debt Collectors Calling? It May Be a Case of Mistaken Identity

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Money & Work It can be scary to get a call from someone trying to collect a debt you don’t owe. But there are some things you can do to straighten out the debt collectors if they have the wrong person: Don’t ignore the debt collector. Avoiding the debt collector won’t make the debt go away or stop the collector from calling you. If you believe you do not owe the debt, or the debt is not yours, you need to communicate that …

From Winter Park to the Ball Park: Discounts on Fun

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Colorado | Events AARP members can get discount tickets to two events in Colorado this summer. The Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 19-20, offers AARP members $10 off each general admission or VIP ticket purchased (regularly priced at $45 and $65). Call 888-409-5974 toll-free by July 14 to get the discount. The Colorado Rockies offer AARP members $10 tickets to the July 27 baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, plus a postgame concert with country singer Sara Evans. Go to rockies.com/AARP and use …

Lessons Learned…

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

Colorado | 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 …