52 min ago

Colo. faith groups provide affordable housing

The church donated the land for a dollar to a local non-profit and transformed what was once asphalt into 50 affordable housing units for those who need it most. The complex is located in the heart of the Capitol Hill neighborhood off 14th Ave. and Washington St.

    Colo. religious groups transforming their unused land into affordable housing with a higher purpose
    Editor's Note: 'Our Colorado' stories help natives and newcomers navigate the challenges related to our rapidly growing state, including real estate and development, homelessness, transportation and more. To comment on this or other 360 stories, email us at OurCO@TheDenverChannel.com. See more 'Our Colorado' stories here. AURORA, Colo. -- What Denver's St.
    https://www.thedenverchannel.com

2 hours ago

These special special makers! Tonight! Thursd...

These special special makers! Tonight! Thursday is a new menu!

    Potager Restaurant
    These special special makers! Tonight! Thursday is a new menu!
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3 hours ago

Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop

Join AARP Georgia for an exciting opportunity to learn how to date safely in the digital era at a Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop. 

    AARP States - Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop
    Join AARP Georgia for an exciting opportunity to learn how to date safely in the digital era at a Romance and Dating in the Digital Age Workshop. Come out and listen to tips to avoid romance fraud and learn how to date and sustain healthy and safe relationships successfully online and in person.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 hours ago

Meet Age Disruptor: Nancy Genova

AARP celebrates those who embody our #DisruptAging movement that challenges ageist stereotypes and highlights all those who own their age.  Among those New Yorkers who are doing just that is Nancy Genova, President of the board for the 100 Hispanic Women organization.  Nancy has over twenty-four years of health care experience and is currently full-time faculty at Hostos Community College in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department’s Public Policy & Law Unit.  She is a vibrant, active member of the community and as part of her role as board President, she is on the planning committee of their yearly Mind, Body, Spirit conference, which our Associate State Director, Maggie Castro, will be speaking at on May 30th in New Rochelle, NY. Read Nancy’s interview here for more information on her dynamic age disrupting journey!

    AARP States - Meet Age Disruptor: Nancy Genova
    AARP celebrates those who embody our #DisruptAging movement that challenges ageist stereotypes and highlights all those who own their age. Among those New Yorkers who are doing just that is Nancy Genova, President of the board for the 100 Hispanic Women organization.
    https://states.aarp.org

4 hours ago

Preventing Elder Abuse This Month in Texas

May marks Elder Abuse Prevention Month in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation aims to bring awareness to potential risks for older Texans, in the hopes of inspiring change in Texas.

    AARP States - Preventing Elder Abuse This Month in Texas
    May marks Elder Abuse Prevention Month in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott's proclamation aims to bring awareness to potential risks for older Texans, in the hopes of inspiring change in Texas. Change is already underway. House Bill 3921, which went to effect last September, grants employees of financial institutions the ability to report suspected financial exploitation.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 hours ago

36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Fest July 21-22, 2018

Join AARP Colorado at the 36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 21-22, 2018, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, CO.

    AARP States - 36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Fest July 21-22, 2018
    Join AARP Colorado at the 36th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 21-22, 2018, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, CO. Come meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the AARP table and hear what AARP is doing in your community.
    https://states.aarp.org

5 hours ago

AARP is Coming Back to Philly Free Streets in 2018

AARP Pennsylvania is a proud sponsor of the 3rd annual Philly Free Streets event. Philly Free Streets, a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia, will block off several miles of vehicular traffic along Broad Street on August 11th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The car-free route spanning several miles from City Hall to Erie Avenue will create a connection between Center City and North Philadelphia where people can bike, walk or play to explore the neighborhoods. This event is free and open to the public.

    AARP States - AARP is Coming Back to Philly Free Streets in 2018
    AARP Pennsylvania is a proud sponsor of the 3rd annual Philly Free Streets event. Philly Free Streets, a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia, will block off several miles of vehicular traffic along Broad Street on August 11th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    https://states.aarp.org

6 hours ago

AARP Montana Honors Veterans with Flagpole Dedication and Ceremony at the Montana Veterans’ Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls

Special Community Event Scheduled on May 27 at 2 pm

    AARP States - AARP Montana Honors Veterans with Flagpole Dedication and Ceremony at the Montana Veterans' Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls
    Special Community Event Scheduled on May 27 at 2 pm Helena, Mont., May 22, 2018 -The Stars and Stripes will soon fly over the west end of the Montana Veterans' Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls. The 121 year-old cemetery is receiving an additional American flag.
    https://states.aarp.org

7 hours ago

Monthly Tuesdays at the State House – All are welcome!

Join us this summer for our Monthly Tuesdays at the State House! All are welcome as we get together to discuss ongoing issues, meet with special guests and participate in local tours.  See below for details!

    AARP States - Monthly Tuesdays at the State House - All are welcome!
    Join us this summer for our Monthly Tuesdays at the State House! All are welcome as we get together to discuss ongoing issues, meet with special guests and participate in local tours. See below for details! Questions?
    https://states.aarp.org

7 hours ago

AARP, former Rockford Mayor: Time for IL Senate to Act to Restrain Drug Price-Gouging Outrage

Chicago, Ill. – Illinois consumers, businesses, cities and state taxpayers all could score a big win in the 2018 Illinois legislative session if state Senate leaders allow a vote on legislation to rein in unpredictable, skyrocketing prices in generic and off-patent medications, according to AARP Illinois and the former mayor of a northern Illinois city recently featured on “60 Minutes.”

    AARP States - AARP, former Rockford Mayor: Time for IL Senate to Act to Restrain Drug Price-Gouging Outrage
    Chicago, Ill. - Illinois consumers, businesses, cities and state taxpayers all could score a big win in the 2018 Illinois legislative session if state Senate leaders allow a vote on legislation to rein in unpredictable, skyrocketing prices in generic and off-patent medications, according to AARP Illinois and the former mayor of a northern Illinois city recently featured on "60 Minutes."
    https://states.aarp.org

8 hours ago

AARP Kansas Welcomes New Driver Safety State Coordinator

AARP Kansas is pleased to welcome Kevin Kneisley, Hiawatha, as the state’s new Driver Safety Coordinator for AARP Driver  Safety (ADS).  Kevin joined ADS in 2017 as a Driver Safety instructor.

    AARP States - AARP Kansas Welcomes New Driver Safety State Coordinator
    AARP Kansas is pleased to welcome Kevin Kneisley, Hiawatha, as the state's new Driver Safety Coordinator for AARP Driver Safety (ADS). Kevin joined ADS in 2017 as a Driver Safety instructor. As the state coordinator, Kevin assists Driver Safety instructors throughout the state of Kansas in promoting safe driving classes, recruiting volunteers and working with local organizations to host sites for the classes.
    https://states.aarp.org

10 hours ago

Asheville’s Besty Cantrell Wins AARP’s Highest Volunteer Honor

ASHEVILLE – At a regional fraud prevention event held by elder advocates across the Mountain Region, AARP volunteer Betsy Cantrell was presented with the AARP Andrus Award for her outstanding contributions to improving the lives of adults as they age.

    AARP States - Asheville's Besty Cantrell Wins AARP's Highest Volunteer Honor
    ASHEVILLE - At a regional fraud prevention event held by elder advocates across the Mountain Region, AARP volunteer Betsy Cantrell was presented with the AARP Andrus Award for her outstanding contributions to improving the lives of adults as they age.
    https://states.aarp.org

11 hours ago

Fraud Watch Network Alert: There are No Winners in Prize Scams

There are plenty of reputable contests and sweepstakes out there (including some from AARP), and let’s be honest, winning feels great! However, there are questionable characters out there who are trying to hook you on winning to reel in the profits for themselves.

    AARP States - Fraud Watch Network Alert: There are No Winners in Prize Scams
    There are plenty of reputable contests and sweepstakes out there (including some from AARP), and let's be honest, winning feels great! However, there are questionable characters out there who are trying to hook you on winning to reel in the profits for themselves.
    https://states.aarp.org

12 hours ago

Denver’s Top Thai Restaurants

Where: 1508, 102 South Broadway, Denver. 1909, 406 East Colfax Ave., Denver.

This article has 6 other Denver locations (Show)

Where: 1508, 102 South Broadway, Denver. 1909, 406 East Colfax Ave., Denver.

Where: 3410 East Colfax Ave., Denver.

Where: 945 South Federal Blvd. #E, Denver.

Where: 2017, 2134 Larimer St., Denver.

Where: 1560 Kipling St., Lakewood.

Lowdown: Thai Diamond Cafe is off the beaten path, but the Lakewood-based spot off Colfax and Kipling is an impressive, if understated, venture. The menu features many of the usual suspects and includes a solid selection of seafood options.

    Denver's Top Thai Restaurants
    Thai cuisine has a long tradition of considering health as one of the main concerns when developing a dish. Many elements are tossed together - meats, spices, a plethora of vegetables - so much so, that to the untrained eye dishes can appear disordered, even unapproachable.
    https://303magazine.com

19 hours ago

28 hours ago

Care-FULL Conversations: Everything is Temporary Podcast

As we all know, the journey of caregiving is comprised of twists and turns, ups and downs, joys and sorrows. Dealing with the changing landscape is challenging indeed. Perhaps by realizing that everything is temporary, we would be more tolerant of the bad times and more appreciative of the good times. A perspective certainly worthy of consideration.

    AARP States - Care-FULL Conversations: Everything is Temporary Podcast
    As we all know, the journey of caregiving is comprised of twists and turns, ups and downs, joys and sorrows. Dealing with the changing landscape is challenging indeed. Perhaps by realizing that everything is temporary, we would be more tolerant of the bad times and more appreciative of the good times.
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

AARP Advocacy In New Jersey

AARP believes that no one’s possibilities should ever be limited by their age and seeks to find new solutions so that more people can live and age as they choose. In just the past four months, with the support of AARP members, advocacy volunteers and coalition partners we have achieved noteworthy success on behalf of our 1.3 million Garden State members. AARP members and volunteers have made thousands of calls, sent almost 6,000 emails, conducted numerous legislative visits with our elected representatives and organized two lobby days at the New Jersey State Capitol. Your actions demonstrate the power of AARP and are the secret sauce to achieving positive change in the lives of not only the 50 plus but for all New Jerseyans.

    AARP States - AARP Advocacy In New Jersey
    AARP believes that no one's possibilities should ever be limited by their age and seeks to find new solutions so that more people can live and age as they choose. In just the past four months, with the support of AARP members, advocacy volunteers and coalition partners we have achieved noteworthy success on behalf of our 1.3 million Garden State members.
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

Stark Park Concert Series!

Summer is in full swing and outdoor activities abound, including the Friends of Stark Park 2018 Summer Concert Series!   And AARP will be at three of these free community concerts to speak with members of the community and hand out information on upcoming events and programming!

    AARP States - Stark Park Concert Series!
    Summer is in full swing and outdoor activities abound, including the Friends of Stark Park 2018 Summer Concert Series! And AARP will be at three of these free community concerts to speak with members of the community and hand out information on upcoming events and programming!
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

Join Us For an Event Filled Summer 2018!

The post Join Us For an Event Filled Summer 2018! appeared first on AARP States.

    AARP States - Join Us For an Event Filled Summer 2018!
    AARP New Jersey educates and advocates on behalf of those 50+ on issues that are important to them, their families, and to all Garden State residents.
    https://states.aarp.org

29 hours ago

AARP Georgia Hosts Prepare to Care Workshop

Senior woman with caregiver in the park

    AARP States - AARP Georgia Hosts Prepare to Care Workshop
    On Saturday, June 9 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m., AARP Georgia is hosting a Prepare to Care Workshop in conjunction with Johns Creek United Methodist Church. AARP's Prepare to Care program is a workshop that helps current caregivers as well as those who want to be prepared to be cared for in the future.
    https://states.aarp.org

30 hours ago

Family Caregivers and the CARE Act celebrated on May 11th

AARP NJ was happy to host over 150 participants at our bilingual event for family caregivers in North Bergen, NJ on Friday, May 11th.  We highlighted our advocacy work and recent legislation passed to provide relief and support for caregivers in our state, and also had invited speakers discuss local and county programs and services, as well as tips on stress management and self-care.  Invited organizations and presenters included Hudson County Dept. of Health & Human Services, Bergen county Division of Senior Services, ACT NOW Foundation, MY CPR CARD NOW, NAMI en Español, United Way of Northern NJ, and Senior Medicare Patrol.  As a treat, we also engaged our participants in a Zumba session and Spanish radio Amor 93.1 entertained our guests with music and give-aways.

    AARP States - Family Caregivers and the CARE Act celebrated on May 11th
    AARP NJ was happy to host over 150 participants at our bilingual event for family caregivers in North Bergen, NJ on Friday, May 11th. We highlighted our advocacy work and recent legislation passed to provide relief and support for caregivers in our state, and also had invited speakers discuss local and county programs and services, as well as tips on stress management and self-care.
    https://states.aarp.org

30 hours ago

How and Why Walking May Be the Key to a Longer Life

As relatively easy and straightforward as walking is (no gym fee or swimsuit needed, for starters), there’s mounting evidence that you should get serious, very serious, about doing it regularly. Why? From reducing your risk of certain cancers to keeping off extra pounds to strengthening your memory, a daily habit of lacing up and heading out gives you almost unparalleled health bang for your buck.

    AARP States - How and Why Walking May Be the Key to a Longer Life
    As relatively easy and straightforward as walking is (no gym fee or swimsuit needed, for starters), there's mounting evidence that you should get serious, very serious, about doing it regularly. Why? From reducing your risk of certain cancers to keeping off extra pounds to strengthening your memory, a daily habit of lacing up and heading out gives you almost unparalleled health bang for your buck.
    https://states.aarp.org

32 hours ago

AARP Nueva Jersey: Ley de Licencia Por Enfermedad

En Nueva Jersey, más de 1.1 millones de personas cuidan de sus padres, cónyuges y otros seres queridos para que puedan vivir en sus hogares, donde prefieren estar. La mayoría de los cuidadores familiares compaginan las responsabilidades de sus empleos a tiempo completo o parcial con el cuidado de un ser querido. Sin embargo, más de un millón de trabajadores en Nueva Jersey no tienen en el trabajo ni un solo día pagado de licencia por enfermedad.

    AARP States - AARP Nueva Jersey: Ley de Licencia Por Enfermedad
    En Nueva Jersey, más de 1.1 millones de personas cuidan de sus padres, cónyuges y otros seres queridos para que puedan vivir en sus hogares, donde prefieren estar. La mayoría de los cuidadores familiares compaginan las responsabilidades de sus empleos a tiempo completo o parcial con el cuidado de un ser querido.
    https://states.aarp.org

32 hours ago

RaeAnn Johnson, Cindy Yale Appointed to AARP North Dakota Executive Council

Cindy Yale

    AARP States - RaeAnn Johnson, Cindy Yale Appointed to AARP North Dakota Executive Council
    RaeAnn Johnson of Grand Forks and Cindy Yale of Burlington have been appointed to the AARP North Dakota Executive Council. Johnson has been a social worker since 1985. She has spent most of her career working at the Northeast Human Service Center in Grand Forks.
    https://states.aarp.org

32 hours ago

Volunteer Opportunity in Loveland!

Grand Family Coalition is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides social activities, support groups, education and referrals for children at risk that have been left behind due to death, mental illness, military deployment or neglect and abandonment. Keeping these children from entering a foster home, “Kinship Families” (grandparents and other family members parties my contact Gail at 970-699-2837 or gail@grandfamilycoalition.org

    AARP States - Volunteer Opportunity in Loveland!
    Grand Family Coalition is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides social activities, support groups, education and referrals for children at risk that have been left behind due to death, mental illness, military deployment or neglect and abandonment.
    https://states.aarp.org

33 hours ago

State President Lee Baker Encourages the 50+ to Get Involved!

Voter Engagement – Lee Baker GA.mp4

    AARP States - State President Lee Baker Encourages the 50+ to Get Involved!
    Voter Engagement - Lee Baker GA.mp4 Posted by AARP Georgia on Saturday, May 19, 2018
    https://states.aarp.org

35 hours ago

Best Kids Menus In Denver

501 East 17th Ave.

523 E. 17th Ave.

    Best Kids Menus In Denver
    By Katherine Bostick It's time for a family dinner out but the kids are picky eaters. You need someplace with a great kids menu to satisfy the taste buds of all the children in your family! This is just a short list of all the fine restaurants that have great kids menus.
    http://denver.cbslocal.com

36 hours ago

Chicken Fight and 19 Other Food & Drink Events this Week

Where: Ace Eat Serve — 501 E 17th Ave., Denver 

This article has 18 other Denver locations (Show)

Where: Stem Ciders — 2811 Walnut St., Denver 

Where: Lola Coastal Mexican —  1575 Boulder St., Denver

Where: Call to Arms Brewing Company — 4526 Tennyson St., Denver 

Where: Big Trouble — 3501 Wazee St., Denver

Where: River North Festival Grounds — 3715 Chestnut Pl., Denver

Where: Renegade Brewing Company — 925 W 9th Ave., Denver 

Where: Rhein Haus — 1415 Market St., Denver

Where: Great Divide Brewing Event Space — 3403 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Where: Factotum Brewhouse — 3845 Lipan St., Denver 

Where: Fresh Fish Company — 7800 E Hampden Ave., Denver 

Where: Station 26 Brewing Co. — 7045 E 38th Ave., Denver 

Where: Cattivella — 10195 E 29th Dr. Ste 110, Denver 

Where: Dio Mio – Handmade Pasta — 3264 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Co. — 2201 Arapahoe St., Denver

Where: Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Where: Mile High Hamburger Mary’s, 1336 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Where: Black Shirt Brewing Co, 3719 Walnut St., Denver 

Where: Coffee Fest Denver 2018, 700 14th St., Denver

    Chicken Fight and 19 Other Food & Drink Events this Week
    The weather is up and down but Denver has some great food and drink events to keep your body stable. Kick off your week at DTC Eats Back and end it by nerding out at a Rebel Brunch. Whatever you ar...
    https://303magazine.com

38 hours ago

Let’s Wash Up! 2nd Annual Caregivers Symposium

Alzheimer’s Association presents

    AARP States - Let's Wash Up! 2nd Annual Caregivers Symposium
    Alzheimer's Association presents Let's Wash Up! The 2nd annual Prince William Area Dementia Caregivers Symposium Saturday, June 9, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. James J. McCoart Administration Building 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge, VA 22192 People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias slowly become less able to take care of themselves.
    https://states.aarp.org

42 hours ago

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3 days ago

These specials! And these people! Awesome cre...

These specials! And these people! Awesome crew!

    Potager Restaurant
    These specials! And these people! Awesome crew!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

It’s a beautiful sleepy market morning. The f...

It’s a beautiful sleepy market morning. The food is amazing! Feeling so grateful for all the folks that got up real early to bring it to us! Get up! Go buy your food from a farmer you know!

    Potager Restaurant
    It's a beautiful sleepy market morning. The food is amazing! Feeling so grateful for all the folks that got up real early to bring it to us! Get up! Go buy your food from a farmer you know!
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3 days ago

AARP Seeks 2018 Andrus Award Nominations for Community Service

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Hawaii Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawaii individuals age 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

    AARP States - AARP Seeks 2018 Andrus Award Nominations for Community Service
    AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Hawaii Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawaii individuals age 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
    https://states.aarp.org

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