Staffers from AARP Colorado will be sharing information about livable communities and volunteer opportunities during this year’s Denver PrideFest weekend, June 15-16.
The annual Andrus Award is the highest honor a volunteer can receive from AARP. This award, as well as awards in a number of significant community categories, honors those who make a powerful difference in their community.
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.
Check out No Copay Radio and hear an interview with Mikayla Rogers about a one stop center for aging called Aging Resources of Douglas County. They are a central hub for all aging issues and concerns who provide services, connection to resources, and aging-related information all in one place. Formerly known as Neighbor Network, this organization has evolved to provide more services for seniors, family members, service providers in the Douglas County.
Evergreen, Colorado, is about 1,400 miles from New Orleans. But July 26-28, the scenic mountain community will become “Bourbon Street with Altitude” as it hosts the 18th annual Evergreen Jazz Festival.
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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