— Greetings one and all… Although a spring day in Denver, the scene outside my office is reminiscent of winter—grey skies and falling snow. Springtime in the Rockies! No worries. The forecast is for 80 degrees this weekend. Soon, winter will be a distant memory. To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose, right? And for now, it is the perfect time to reflect and to write. This past weekend, I watched the media coverage of the …

— Music to our ears! Summer in Manchester would not be the same without the TD Bank Summer Concert Series. These free, fun outdoor concerts are centered on family-friendly music and activities for people of all ages. All the concerts are held on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, at Veteran’s Memorial Park in downtown Manchester. Pull out your calendar and check out the great line-up.  Here’s who’s playing: July 12: Foreigner’s Journey July 19: Manchuka July 26: Army Rock …

— AARP Invites you to Family Fun Day with the Helena Brewers – Free Admission and Lunch – Sunday, June 24 AARP Montana invites members along with their guests and grandkids to get to know AARP staff, volunteers and other members while enjoying a free Sunday afternoon baseball game with the Helena Brewers. Come to Kindrick Field with your guests compliments of AARP Montana. Enjoy free admission plus a free hot dog, soda, and chips for all in your party. “This …

— Greetings one and all… I am sitting at my desk this morning sipping coffee and looking out at a typical early Spring scene in Denver—8 inches of SNOW! The rising sun illuminates the landscape, revealing a dazzling sea of white. I don’t know if I can resist the urge to throw on my winter gear and head out the door for a walk in the neighborhood. Although I have a very long “to do” list today, my thoughts are elsewhere. …

— Be part of an essential conversation to address systemic change for the most vulnerable within our congregations and communities. Join us Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at My Father’s House Christian Church International, located on 4746 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Pastors, faith leaders, health care professionals, researchers and community advocates from across the Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia areas will discuss how to support, uplift and encourage family caregivers. Speakers at this discussion include: Pastors Lou …

— AARP Colorado would like to inform you of a professional staged reading of the groundbreaking play Still in the Game,  part of a trilogy of plays on Aging in America written by Robert F. Benjamin. WHAT:  Still in the Game is a comedy about important themes about aging.  People will laugh while watching the performance, but it is a great conversation starter afterwards about important topics.  The play looks at older adult romance, caregiving and what that all means, who …

— Greetings one and all… I hope you are enjoying a glorious Spring day. It’s hard to believe that April has arrived. With the advent of April, I am reminded to consider the “What Ifs” of life related to my health and well being. As you may know, National Healthcare Decisions Week is April 16-22 this year—an opportunity to reflect on the medical interventions we would accept and those we would decline when confronted with a health crisis. I realize this …

— Join AARP Virginia as we have a community conversation celebrating African American history. Speakers include Ron Styles, Michelle Oliver, AARP Community Ambassadors, genealogists, and independent historians. This event takes place on May 23, 2018 at the North Park Library, located on 8508 Franconia Rd, Richmond, VA 23227, from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free but space is limited. Please register today by calling 1-877-926-83000 or register online at https://aarp.cvent.com/RichmondNorthParkLibraryGenealogy .

— Greetings one and all… It’s hard to believe that March has arrived. Spring is in the air—a glorious time of year! I hope you find the season inspiring and life giving. Spring offers countless opportunities to grow, to evolve, and to embrace a new way of being. I noticed the tantalizing signs of spring on my walk yesterday in my neighborhood. The sun is higher in the sky. The light is brighter. And the initial signs of buds on the …

— Greetings one and all… Today was an amazing day! I attended a virtual caregiving conference offered by Age Without Borders. In fact, I have logged into this conference every day this week from the comfort of my study—a luxury afforded to me by the magic of technology. When I can attend a conference in my cozy pants and sweatshirt, I feel blessed indeed! As a conference attendee, I have enjoyed learning from the leaders in the field of aging and …