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Seniors Walking
In partnership with the YMCA Colorado Springs and Downtown Ventures, get out and about on historic Downtown Colorado Springs walking tours, each with a different theme, on three consecutive Saturday mornings. Meet outside the Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada, on the west side of the building; free parking in the Y parking garage  (enter from westbound Bijou Street)  A whisper system will be provided. Wear good walking shoes, and bring your own hat, sunscreen and  water. Guests are always welcome on these walks, but they will need to register individually to sign the waiver.
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Join us for Poudre River Public Library’s New Directions / 50 & Better at the Harmony Library on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. The spring session, Meaningful Time Well Spent, explores life enhancing options for the Over 50 population of Northern Colorado.
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AARP released its Grandparents Today National Survey highlighting the latest trends among grandparents in the United States.
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It is spring and time to get healthier and start walking together with AARP’s annual walking challenge and sweepstakes.
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It started in 2002 as a poetry class in a church basement. When the majority of participants turned out to be seniors it inspired a light bulb moment for Active Minds co-founder John Henderson. Seniors, he thought, might be interested in some classes on the arts and history.
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AARP has opened applications for the 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change across the country. Now in its third year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide work on Livable Communities. Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand dollars for larger projects.
CCHI
Colorado has made big gains in insurance coverage in recent years, but consumers often run into barriers and challenges when using their insurance.
Winter Games
The Summit County 50+ Winter Games will take place at Keystone Resort, the Frisco Nordic Center and the Summit County Community and Senior Center February 10-12, 2019.
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