— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Colorado. We hope you’ll join us!

— Join AARP Colorado at the 37th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 20-21, 2019, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, Colorado. Meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the AARP table and hear what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests receive a $10 discount for general admission and VIP tickets through June 30. Tickets can be purchased by calling 866-461-6556 or purchase tickets online. Use promo code New50. Any information you provide to the …

— They are often the forgotten people in war, but never in its remembrance – the wives and families of those fallen in military service. Since its founding in 1945 at the end of World War II, Gold Star Wives of America, the wives of those who died in combat, has been providing emotional and practical support to those families. Now Gold Star Wives are reaching out to help honor and acknowledge another often forgotten military contingent, veterans of the Vietnam …

— Holiday parties are right around the corner, do you know what’s on your menu? AARPCO’s The New 50+, “It’s a Mindset” is offering two different menus you can learn to prepare at Stir Cooking School in December and discover what the New 50+ is all about. We will discuss why healthy living is important for all ages. Classes will run 2 – 3 hours, and are a fun filled, hands-on experience. You will have the opportunity to work side by side …

— Join AARP volunteers and other members at the the Arvada Center on Tuesday, December 11, 2018,  7:30  p.m. performance,  for Elf – The Musical. Arrive early for a special AARP Meet & Greet and learn more about what AARP is doing in your community. Discover the true meaning of Christmas and embrace your inner Elf! One of the most beloved holiday movies in recent years is live on stage! Elf – The Musical is the uproarious tale of Buddy, who as a …

— College football fans can take advantage of discount tickets from AARP Colorado and watch the Air Force Academy Falcons play a conference foe, the Boise State Broncos, on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m., at Falcons Stadium in Colorado Springs. AARP Colorado will have a booth in the Falcon Alley tailgate section and will share information with members on caregiving, preventing scams and other initiatives and upcoming events. Members who purchase tickets with a discount code can buy lower seating …

— Join AARP Colorado for NeighborWalks 2018. Enjoy guided walks through some of Denver’s most beautiful and interesting neighborhoods. Come meet others in your community, learn the history and join the fun. Walks will be led by a local historian. The goal of NeighborWalks is to get more people walking every day for health, transportation, environment, and community. The walks are designed to be inclusive and are themed, educational and social events that bring neighbors together to explore neighborhoods and enjoy …

— Are we ready to live longer? How will our cities, jobs and social structures keep up, and what might we need to change? AARP Colorado would like to inform you of a series offered by Denver Public Library, Connected & Creative Aging. The series will showcase the opportunities and the challenges to aging, including retirement, working later in life, caregiving and housing. Film Screening & Series Kick-Off: Coming of Age in Aging America Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m-12 p.m. As …

— Join us on Saturdays in September for Downtown Walking Tours in collaboration with the Colorado Springs YMCA. Downtown Walking Tours* are hour-long guided tours introducing the historic landmarks, contemporary artwork, and cultural highlights of Downtown Colorado Springs. The walks are designed to be inclusive and are themed, educational, social events that can bring communities together in a healthy and fun environment. Tours will begin at the Downtown YMCA. Space is limited for each tour. Saturday, September 8, 2018 9 – …

— Play golf AND support a local organization that supplies durable medical equipment to those in need. The South Metro Medical Equipment Loan Closet (SMMELC)* is hosting a 4-person scramble golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at Heather Ridge Golf Course, 13521 E. Iliff Ave. Aurora, CO 80014. Shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. A sandwich lunch will be available at 1 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, 5101 S Dayton St, Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Golfers who do not …