Livable Communities

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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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AARP Colorado and No Copay Radio have teamed up and will periodically alert you to the topics being broadcast on No Copay Radio that are important to AARP members in Colorado. Visit this blog often to find past broadcasts that you want to hear.
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AARP Colorado is hosting the AARP 2019 Denver City Council Candidate Forums through the month of April.
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This year’s BeaconFest Boomer & Senior Fair* will be bigger than ever. With booths from more than 100 vendors displaying senior-related products and services. BEACON Senior News’ annual mature lifestyle expo in Grand Junction has kept up with western Colorado’s growing retiree population, making it among the largest senior fairs in the state.
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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.
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The Colorado Division of Insurance is hosting an online consumer forum on Jan. 31, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
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By Danica Lucker
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New research released today from the Association of Young Americans  (AYA) and AARP show student loan debt preventing Americans across three generations from saving for retirement or buying a home. As many students begin their academic year, nearly half of those with student loan debt say they owe more than $30,000. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, borrowers have over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. The new research specifically shows that of those who have student debt, 45 percent of Millennials, 48 percent of Generation Xers, and 50 percent of Boomers owe $30,000 or more.
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AARP Colorado is hosting a very important community forum in Denver on Aug. 23 and is inviting the Denver public to join the conversation.
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