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Practical advice to help your loved ones age in place.

Webinar Recordings

Fraud and Scams

Learn about the common methods that frauds and scams are
implemented and how to prevent being victimized by them in Colorado.

Health Care Providers

Colorado’s Nursing Homes and Skilled Nursing Facilities:

How Nursing Homes & Skilled Nursing Facilities are Similar and How they Differ According to reliable sources, Colorado has about 230 “nursing homes” and more than 200 “skilled nursing facilities”

Articles

Common Food Safety Mistakes

Older adults have vast experience cooking, eating, and handling food and tend to do a better job when it comes to food safety compared to any other age group.  That’s

Healthy Aging

Mental Health in Colorado— A Special Focus on Men

The Hartford insurance company recently took a targeted look at what’s been called the stigma surrounding men’s mental health. According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 6 million men

Food Access Services

Essential Nutrients – Carbohydrates Explained

We’re back with another post about essential nutrients.  This time we’ll discuss the macronutrient, carbohydrates.  Previously we explained basic nutrition information and dove into the macronutrient, protein.  Carbohydrates, or carbs,

Articles

BrainGuide® by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

BrainGuide by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s was created to help people of all ages and from all communities understand brain health and Alzheimer’s disease,and empower them to take action.

Healthy Aging

Healthy Feet

Getting to the Sole of the Problem Feet are the foundation of our mobility.  They’re incredibly complex structures that have borne the brunt of our weight and the pounding of

Healthy Aging

Ways to Fight the Isolation Foe

It’s been said people are wired for emotional connecting and that having a robust social network enhances both physical and mental health. This priority of connecting doesn’t stop as we

Finance, Legal, and Insurance

Who’s Calling? Grandparents and Person-In-Need Scams

This is an Update Blog from the Administration for Community Living (ACL). It was written by Jackie Blaesi-Freed, Assistant Director, Department of Justice Consumer Protection Branch Summary of Elder Phone

End of Life

Death Doulas: End of Life Support in Colorado

Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas famously advised raging against

Webinar Recordings

Innovative Health Therapies

Learn about Music, Rolfing and Equine therapies available and what they can do for you!

Health Care Providers

Do You Need a Geriatrician?

Have you ever felt like your provider didn’t understand your unique needs as an elder adult?  You may have heard of a geriatrician, but what makes them different from other

Finance, Legal, and Insurance

Assessing Retirement Risks: Perception vs. Reality

A July 2022 study conducted by the Center for Retirement Research of Boston College concludes that in general, “retirees do not have an accurate understanding of their true retirement risks,”

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  • Boulder County and City of Boulder
  • Central Mountains: Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, Lake
  • City and County of Denver
  • City of Aurora
  • Colorado Springs Metro area: Counties of El Paso, Park, Teller
  • Denver Metro area: Counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson
  • Eastern Plains: Counties of Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln
  • Larimer County and City of Fort Collins
    Las Animas/ Huerfano: Counties of Huerfano, Las Animas
  • Northeast Colorado: Counties of Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma
  • Northwest: Counties of Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt
  • Pueblo County and City of Pueblo
  • San Juan Region: Counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan
  • South Central Colorado: Counties of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache
  • Southeast Colorado: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Prowers, Otero
  • Summit Region: Counties of Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Pitkin, Summit
  • Weld County
  • West Central: Counties of Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel