Articles and Webinars

Practical advice to help your loved ones age in place in Colorado.

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

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,”

Social and Learning Opportunities

What is the Aging Mastery Program® (AMP)?

Key Takeaways
The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) is a fun and engaging education and behavior change incentive program for aging well.

AMP is a nationwide program with a presence in more than 500 sites.

More than 20,000 participants have completed the classroom program.

Healthy Aging

Essential Nutrients …Protein Explained

With more and more emphasis on nutrition and how it impacts our health, there are many terms that we throw around regularly but don’t necessarily understand all that well.  Without

Webinar Recordings

Medicare–What You Need to Know Before Deciding on a Plan

Learn how best to respond to the Medicare Celebrity TV Commercials; Learn about Medicare fraud and how to report it. Learn the basics of Medicare and where to get free help in signing up, understanding the different plans–from our experts.

Healthy Aging

Older LGBTQ Adults Face Special Challenges

For generations, older persons have had to confront being stereotyped, discriminated against, and even rendered invisible. In workplaces, they were often viewed as over-the-hill and less productive. In entertainment, their

Healthy Aging

Understanding Age-Related Vision Impairment

According to the CDC, the number of individuals who are blind is predicted to increase to 8.96 million by 2050, due to increasing rates of diabetes, other chronic conditions, and

Finance, Legal, and Insurance

Recent Prominent Medicare Fraud Alerts

Senior Medicare Patrols (SMP) are projects that provide resources and counseling to help counter Medicare fraud, correct errors, and respond to abuse. SMPs help educate and empower Medicare beneficiaries in

Finance, Legal, and Insurance

Protecting Yourself from Medicare Fraud

Senior Medicare Patrols (SMP) are projects that provide resources and counseling to help counter Medicare fraud, correct errors, and respond to abuse. SMPs help educate and empower Medicare beneficiaries in

Food Access Services

Over 60 and Gaining Weight? Here’s Why!

You may have often wondered why you are gaining weight as you age despite the fact that you have not changed your eating habits.  The nutrition needs of the older

Community Resources

Reframing Aging

Joe is very proud of everything he’s earned in his lifetime. He worked for more than two decades for the same company as a chemical engineer, working his way up

Community Resources

Older Adult Advocacy in the Colorado Legislature for 2022

Two of our AgeWise Providers—AARP and CCA (Colorado Center for Aging)—conduct extensive work in legislative advocacy for seniors, such as supporting policies that benefit the 50+ community, opposing those that don’t, and working alongside partners to ensure that older adults are top of mind when drafting new legislatio

Finance, Legal, and Insurance

Medicare Savings Programs: Help Is Available for Paying Premiums

If you face difficulty paying your Medicare premiums, help may be available for you. There are a number of options, and details vary, so read through this information carefully. What is presented here comes directly from the Medicare program.

Service Areas Details:

  • 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