The Caregiver’s Cairn: Caregiving Educational Events—Wray, Colorado

Posted on 05/20/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Caregiving 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. Today, I want to share some information about upcoming educational events in northeast Colorado. On June 9-10, AARP …

Chasing Her Dreams: Marcia Starts Training

Posted on 05/18/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Congratulations Marcia, completing the Colfax 1/2 Marathon in 3:28! Congratulations Marcia on being named AARP Colorado’s Life Reimagined 1/2 Marathon Contest Winner!  Check out her blog each week as she trains for the Colfax 1/2 Marathon! Entry 14- Five Life Lessons From Training for A Half Marathon This is the last posting before the big day. What I’ve learned applies to life as well as running. Start—you got to start somewhere. If you’re writing a book, it may be the …

AARP Sponsors Indigenous Fest

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Events Join AARP Colorado for the Indigenous Film & Arts Festival on June 10, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Denver Musuem of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. in Denver. The film is open to the public, but a $5 donation is suggested. Sponsored by AARP, the program will feature: Allan Houser/Haozous: The Lifetime Work of an American Master, Director Phil Lucas (Choctaw). Allan Houser drew masterfully, painted beautifully, and brought stone powerfully to life. The spirit of …

AARP Day with the Colorado Rockies

Posted on 05/14/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Events The Colorado Rockies and AARP invite AARP members to come and enjoy a Sunday game at Coors Field. Discounted tickets for AARP Day are limited, so purchase them now! Hey, baseball fans get your discount tickets to watch the Colorado Rockies take on the New York Mets at Coors Field, 2001 Blake St. in Denver, on Aug. 23, 2015, AARP Day at the ballpark. To buy tickets, www.rockies.com/aarp and use promo code RP2015. First pitch is at 2:10 p.m., and a …

Get Your Game On

Posted on 05/14/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing Get ready for the 38th annual Rocky Mountain Senior Games, in which adults 50 and older compete in a number of sports and thrill spectators with their physical ability. “We want to improve the quality of life for adults age 50-plus by providing athletic competition and social opportunities that promote healthy and active lifestyles,” said Sheri Lobmeyer, who has been the events coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Senior Games for the last 22 years. The Rocky Mountain Senior Games is …

Free Hepatitis C testing across Colorado in honor of National Hepatitis Testing Day

Posted on 05/6/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Health & Wellbeing AARP wants you to know that May 19, 2015 is National Hepatitis Testing Day. Free Hepatitis C testing will be available across Colorado. More than 4 million Americans have been infected with Hepatitis C. More than 75% were born between 1945 and 1965. Half don’t realize they were exposed because they haven’t been tested. Help us change that – if you’ve never been tested for Hepatitis C before, take charge of your health on National Hepatitis Testing Day! Testing will …