Chronic Pain Self-Management Education Workshop

The Chronic Pain Self–Management Education workshop, developed at Stanford, is offered to adults 60 years of age or older experiencing chronic pain.
Participants will learn:

Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
Moving easy exercise and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
Appropriate use of medications
Pacing activity and rest
Communicating effectively with […]

Holiday Gift Giving Guide

The holidays can be a busy time for many nonprofits. This time of year is when many nonprofits have campaigns, raise funds for their programs and clients and accept donations.
We’ve compiled a list of nonprofit agencies who are accepting donations and what kind of donations they are in need of. This is not a comprehensive […]

Medicare: Avoiding Open Enrollment Scams

by Andrew Johnson, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
Open enrollment is here. Whether you’re eligible for Medicare, selecting a plan through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or have private insurance, you have until December 15 to compare plans and make coverage changes. But as you’re keeping an eye out for the best options, also keep an eye […]

Five Steps for Falls Prevention

by Laura Kneeskern, AARP Colorado
Per the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds an older adult is seen in an ER for a fall related injury, and 1 in 3 older Americans falls every year.  Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for persons aged 65 and older.  Even minor falls […]

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