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Practical advice to help your loved ones age in place.

Community Resources

Outsmarting the Social Scammers

Elsewhere on this AgeWise site we discuss how to avoid frauds and scams that typically come by way of email or telephone calls. Examples are IRS scams, grandparent scams, and sweepstakes/lottery scams. See “Finance, Legal & Insurance” under our menu header “Practical Advice & Resources.” Social media is yet another gateway for scammers who target seniors.

House and Home

Home Modifications To Avoid Falls

Join us for a webinar on August 24th, 2022 to learn what you can do to reduce the risk of falling for you or a loved one, and why fall

Finance, Legal, and Insurance

Age Well, Age Wisely with AgeWise Colorado

In March of 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a warning to employers about illegal discrimination against applicants and employees who are caregivers. But then they went

Community Resources

Suddenly alone? You don’t have to go it alone.

When a spouse or other life partner dies, the emotional toll on the surviving partner can be both bewildering and devastating. Understandably, it can completely disorient one’s perspective and priorities

End of Life

Colorado Medical Aid in Dying

Personal autonomy is one of the most cherished rights of an individual, and one of the circumstances in life when this autonomy becomes most crucial is with regard to end-of-life

Mobility

Summer Travel Safety For Seniors

Summer is here, and travel is back! The U.S. Travel Association estimated that we will spend $95 billion on trips this summer, very close to what we spent in 2019.

End of Life

5 Best Reasons To Write Your Own Obituary

You will be survived by family members and friends: do you want them to be the writers of your memory—your legacy: or YOU? A self-written obituary is the perfect place

House and Home

Do You Have Too Much Stuff?

If you missed it, here is a synopsis and additional information on the AgeWise webinar featuring a panel discussion with: Bobbie Jo Kinsey, Trusted Transitions Amy Larchick, Life Caddie Ana

Healthy Aging

Self-Care for Caregivers

Have you noticed that “self-care” has become one of those buzzwords everyone is using? In fact, between 2019 and 2020, Google Search Trends shows a 250% increase in searches using

Technology

Technology and Aging

During the pandemic, technology kept us together, both at work and at home. Older adults embraced certain tech innovations to stay in touch with family and friends and to receive

End of Life

End of Life Planning in Colorado

According to Haruki Murakami, death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it. We all die, just as we all are born. Our parents spend 9 months

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