Financial Resilience Seminar

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

If you don’t have anything saved for your retirement, you’re not alone and there is still time to do something about it. Join AARP Colorado in Boulder for a free Financial Resilience seminar on March 15, 2016, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the East Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Dr. Call 1-877-926-8300 to register. Seating is limited to 40 people. You will have access to AARP volunteers, who are experts in financial planning and Social Security. Get your questions answered …

Winter Park Jazz Festival Discount

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Join AARP and have a blast this summer at the Winter Park Jazz Festival. Tickets go on sale April 1, and AARP members get a $10 discount. Celebrating its 34th year, the Winter Park Jazz Festival is one of the premier summer music festivals in Colorado. The two-day event, July 16-17, is held in Hideaway Park, Winter Park, CO. AARP members and their guests will receive entrance for general admission at $35 and $55 for VIP.  Regular priced general admission …

Better Choices, Better Health- Free Online Class for Health Conditions

Posted on 02/10/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Individuals with diabetes, arthritis, depression, other health conditions invited to take free online class developed by Stanford University Adults in Colorado with ongoing health conditions are invited to enroll in a nationally recognized online workshop called Better Choices Better Health, designed to support participants in taking charge of their health. The six-week computer-based workshop is being offered at no cost for 50 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested individuals must enroll by Feb. 25. Stanford University developed the Internet workshop …

Black History Month: Civil Rights in America

Posted on 02/9/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

AARP Celebrates Sung and Unsung Heroes The American Civil Rights Movement started the journey to equality for everyone. In celebration of Black History Month, AARP proudly recognizes those who started the movement and through actions large and small, known and unknown, worked to achieve equality for all. We all have stories of success and triumph that deserve to be told. The contributions of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall and many others to the civil rights …

Resolve to Enjoy Benefits of Healthy Diet and Lifestyle

Posted on 01/20/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

With the start of a new year, many of us resolve to commit to a healthier diet and lifestyle. The benefits can be many:  increased cognitive function, higher energy levels, improved immune system, resistance to illness, faster recuperation times, and better management of chronic health issues. Why Proper Nutrition is Important for Older Adults For adults aged 55 and older, establishing good dietary habits is especially important. As we age, a number of changes occur which may reduce appetites and …

Speak Up! AARP Is Turning Up The Volume On Caregiving

Posted on 01/20/2016 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

We want to hear your thoughts on caregiving and give you the chance to win a $75.00 Walmart gift card. It’s simple! Swing by the AARP Resource Center which is  on the first floor of the SRDA, located at  230 N Union Ave, Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, and share which emotion resonates most with you when you think about being a caregiver? Is it loving?  Being responsible?  Appreciated? We want to know your perspective on caregiving!  You can …