—   Sunday, May 28:  AARP Day at the Rockies, 1:10 p.m.- DENVER The Colorado Rockies and AARP would like to invite members and guests to come and enjoy a Sunday game at Coors Field. AARP believes age and experience can expand your possibilities. Join us; what we do might surprise you. Discounted tickets for AARP Day at Coors Field are limited, so purchase them now! Discounted Ticket Options: $10 Outfield Box ($40 Face Value) $10 Corner Outfield Box ($40 Face …

— Few professions are more honorable than teaching. Molding young minds to function well in society and being able to give back is truly a gratifying pursuit. It’s the profession that creates nearly all other professions. Have you thought about becoming a teacher? Not sure what to expect? Because AARP holds teachers in the highest regard, we are proud to offer a discounted seminar for anyone who wants to explore what it takes to be an educator. At noon on Saturday, April …

— If you were to ask a typical Colorado resident how to fix health care in America, you can be sure he or she would not suggest that Washington allow insurance companies to price people out of affordable coverage. Yet, Congress is now considering the American Health Care Act – a bill that would do just that. The bill would impose an “age tax” on older Americans. That means people in their 50s and 60s who are buying health insurance on …

— How can a 64-year-old making $26,500 a year afford to have his health care premiums jump from $1,700 to $14,600 a year (a whopping 758 percent increase)? He can’t. That’s the reason AARP is strongly opposed to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and why we’re doubling down on efforts to stop it in its tracks. It’s an outrage that anyone in the U.S. Congress could expect people over age 50 to pay thousands more for health coverage. Even more …

— Conscious Aging is an eight-week series about embracing aging and living and passionate and fulfilling mature life. The program, offered by the Denver Public Library, is facilitated by Catherine Dockery, MA*, and is held every Monday at 2 p.m. beginning Feb. 27, 2017. Check out this groundbreaking series of workshops on how to transform the aging process at the Schlessman Family Library, 100 Poplar St. Denver, CO 80220.  This eight-part series will explore a variety of topics to enable people to come …

— Blog by Alison. Everyone is talking about the sharing economy. We share rides, farm shares, job shares, rent our stuff shares, and finally seniors in Colorado have a safe and thoughtful option for Home Sharing. With the high price in rents, property taxes, and the cost of senior services home sharing is a great way to use the extra space in your home to provide income, decrease isolation, improve access to supportive services and transportation while relieving the worry of …

— By Danica Lucker Jackie King knows what it’s like to search for housing in Denver and be hit hard financially while finding few choices. A math professor at the Community College of Denver, she has seen housing prices rise dramatically since she moved to the area in 1979. King, 63, who uses a wheelchair and needs attendant care daily to live independently, was paying $1,200 a month in rent for an apartment in downtown Denver in 2012. Two years later, …

— Boulder County is the latest Colorado County inducted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly communities. AARP Colorado State Director Bob Murphy recently presented the Age Friendly Community recognition certificate to Boulder County Commissioner Deb Gardner. “The Age Friendly Community designation reinforces the work the Age Well leadership team has performed for more than 10 years,” says Sherry Leach, Manager, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (AAA). “The team, made up of senior services in the cities of Boulder, Longmont, Louisville, Lafayette …

— The Latina Legacy Circle honors the spirit of Lena Archuleta by recognizing outstanding Latina leaders Thursday Aug. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Rodolfo “Corky”Gonzales Branch Library, 1498 N. Irving St. in Denver. AARP Colorado is happy to sponsor this event in the memory of Lena Archuleta, and educator, activist and AARP volunteer. We are thrilled to help honor this year’s group, which exemplifies the spirit of Latinas who have advanced Hispanics in their Colorado communities and beyond. The Latina Legacy Circle invites you to join in …

— You’re invited to the Second Annual Resource Fair for Seniors and Caregivers. This year’s fair will be held on Thursday, August 18th from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Hebrew Educational Alliance, 3600 S Ivanhoe St, Denver, CO 80237-1196 The fair is an opportunity for citizens to learn about the services that are available to them through federal, state and city governmental agencies as well as the resources and assistance provided by not-for-profits organizations. Ms. Moe Keller, Vice President of Public …

— Join Us at the Central City Opera for The Ballad of Baby Doe July and August matinee and evening performances available. Central City Opera House 124 Eureka Street | Central City, CO 80427 The Ballad of Baby Doe is a true riches to rags adventure of Elizabeth (Baby) Doe and Horace Tabor.  An intriguing epic of love and loss, boom and bust, the story is set to beautiful music by composer Douglas Moore. Matinees at 2:30 p.m. : July 13, …