Civil Rights for American Indians

Posted on 06/19/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Community | Events The American Indians Pathways Taskforce will host a one-day free training and education conference for leadership to promote the civil rights of American Indians. The Pathways to Respecting American Indian Civil Rights Trainings & Education Conference will be July 9 at 8:30 a.m. in the Springhill Suites Denver Downtown at Metro State University of Denver, 1190 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Topics will include information on health care, employment, education, environmental justice and nutrition. Also …

Don’t miss Indigenous Film Fest

Posted on 06/18/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Events AARP Colorado is just one of the groups helping to organize the Pathways to Respecting American Indian Civil Rights, but the association would like members to know about a pre-conference social event with Comanche activist La Donna Harris, which is part of the Indigenous Film & Arts Festival that AARP is sponsoring. Harris will introduce the film LaDonna Harris: Indian 101, and lead a post-screening discussion with the audience on July 8 2015, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Denver Museum of …

The Caregiver’s Cairn: Aging—What a Ride!

Posted on 06/15/2015 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. I want to chat about a rather touchy subject today—getting old. Ok. I understand. The prospect of getting …

AARP Colorado Webinars

Posted on 06/10/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Community | Local Resources Check out our latest archived webinars. The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, possible causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. The webinar is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado.   Managing Money and Planning for …

Grand Junction Financial Workshop

Posted on 06/3/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Events | Finances 50+ | Money & Work Please join us for the AARP Financial Resilience Workshop, a discussion and free seminar about how to get the most out of your retirement savings on Wed. June 10, 2015 at Goodwill, 630 24 1/2 Road. The seminar starts at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments and networking. The program starts at 6 p.m. Whether you are still working, or getting ready to collect Social Security, we introduce you to the tools to help you calculate what you have and what you’ll …

Mimi’s Third Commandment: Stand Your Ground

Posted on 06/2/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Caregiving I can think of many times during the period when I was taking care of my parents and needed to speak out much more than is my nature.  Whether it was informing the housing director that Dad needed more care after an emergency room visit or clearing up issues about my mom with the beauty salon or reminding a certified nurse assistant to check on a new prescription for my dad, I knew I had to be the one to …