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Recently, Cherry Creek has fostered a reputation as the Denver neighborhood with all construction and no parking. It feels less like a community and more like a bargain basement sale for wrecking balls. Denver Public Library (DPL) Librarian Ginger... more

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Senior Day at the Capitol is on Wednesday, March 21. First, you don’t have to be a senior to attend, you just need to have an interest in issues impacting seniors. This is a very special event organized by Colorado Senior Lobby. If you have not... more

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Senior Day at the Capitol is on Wednesday, March 21. First, you don’t have to be a senior to attend, you just need to have an interest in issues impacting seniors. This is a very special event organized by Colorado Senior Lobby. If you have not... more

South Denver Seniors

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ (DCPA) Off-Center, the newest and most unconventional line of programming at the DCPA, is seeking submissions of original, short plays and performance pieces by Colorado artists for production... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Staffed by an army of nearly 1,000 volunteers to bolster the efforts of about 50 staff members, the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association relies heavily on volunteers who enable the organization to provide a full range of... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Colorado Senior Lobby provides the forum for you to shape issues affecting seniors. Become a member and share your voice and your ideas. Never has it been more important to be involved and to let public officials know about the issues that matter... more

South Denver Seniors

Hot heads! Global warming! Related? Is all this hot-headedness we’ve seen sizzling and venting, overheating and even exploding in garrulousness and worse—gunfire—a part of the super storms, fires, floods and earthquakes? Anger & Armageddon! more

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The first thing you hear when you retire from a full career is, “Have you thought about doing volunteer work?” The immediate image is spending hours stuffing envelopes for a charity and the usual response is “Well, maybe.” Boomers Leading Change... more

South Denver Seniors

I recently had coffee with a good friend. She is well into her nineties and continues to be one of the most intelligent, curious and thoughtful people I know. My friend—let’s call her Margaret—has lived in South Denver for 60 years. more

South Denver Seniors

Yep, it is that time of year, the Medicare AEP (annual enrollment period), which runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Your mailbox is filling up with flyers and postcards from every insurance company, the TV is filled with commercials for different... more

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One might not know it, but tucked away on the fifth floor of the University of Denver’s relatively new Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science building is a senior-citizen-focused institute making big waves both... more

South Denver Seniors

Intergenerational (older adults paired with younger people for the benefit of both) programming has been popular since the late 60s/early 70s, according to Dre Dufford, a Care Coordinator with Kavod Senior Life. Older people who may struggle... more

South Denver Seniors

Sunshine Home Share Colorado is working to solve two difficult issues simultaneously; affordable housing and helping seniors stay in their homes as they age. The nonprofit needs community support, to continue its important work, for its... more

South Denver Seniors

Every legislative session, there is a lot of talk about partisanship and Republicans and Democrats not being able to work together to get anything important done. While there is a grain of truth in this statement—there are several examples of... more

South Denver Seniors

In times where things seem more divided than ever, our local communities can make for important common ground. Sometimes, opportunities to be involved in the community are direct and consistent, like sitting on the board of a nonprofit. more

South Denver Seniors

When these veterans were my age, going to school, planning their futures, enjoying their teenage years, a war was raging all around the world. It dropped in their laps at the same time they should have been getting ready for midterms in school... more

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The unseasonably warm weather has made it feel like we’ve been on the verge of spring for the last two months—long enough that maybe you’re finally in the mood to clean out that closet or garage in an effort to de-clutter and start fresh. more

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There are times in late winter I wish the holidays took place a month later. If they did, we would be able to leave our lights up and our trees decorated for a month longer, and would only have to bear two months of winter storms and gray skies... more

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Sex isn’t a comfortable topic for many people. It’s often been something to be mentioned in hushed tones—or not mentioned at all. That was evidenced when my organization, A Little Help, held one of our Tough Talks centered around the topic of sex. more

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The new year brings with it an urge for renewal, of wanting to make changes and set goals—and to really stick to them this year. But there are also resolutions that are less measurable and probably more important—resolutions dealing with happiness... more

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