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They are often the forgotten people in war, but never in its remembrance – the wives and families of those fallen in military service.
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The barriers for Colorado’s military veterans to receiving the health care they need can seem daunting.
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AARP member and master quilter Shirley Karlstrum has been very busy lately building commemorative quilt art as a salute to our Veterans, but to her it’s a labor of love.
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At 60 years old, Clifford Boxley has been driving veterans from his hometown of Lamar, Colorado to medical appoints in Denver, as well as La Junta and Pueblo for the past seven years. That dedication has earned him the AARP 2014 Andrus Award, the highest honor a volunteer can receive from AARP.
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Veterans and their families are sometimes targeted by unscrupulous financial and legal professionals who claim to offer free help with paperwork for pension claims. The scheme involves scammers who persuade veterans to make decisions about their pensions without giving them the whole truth about the long-term consequences, such as losing eligibility for Medicaid services or losing the use of their money for an extended period of time.
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By A.W. Schnellbacher
AARP Free Day at Wings Over the Rockies December 2nd!
AARP members receive free admission to visit Wings Over The Rockies and learn about aviation and space endeavors past, present and future.
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