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May 24-June 21 - Free Health Class

Venue: Evergreen Buchanan Park Recreation Center Categories: Evergreen Upcoming Dates: May 24, 2017 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm May 31, 2017 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm June

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26 May 2017 - Rocky Mountain Stamp Show

Where: Crown Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center, 15500 E 40th, Denver http://www.rockymountainstampshow.com

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First U.S. 'Dementia Village' Recreates the Past

It all started with a fifth-grade class project. Scott Tarde, CEO of George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, which has operated dementia day care

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Antibiotics commonly overprescribed in elderly population

Despite clinical guidelines advising against the practice, nearly half of elderly patients presenting to a PCP for a nonbacterial acute upper respiratory

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Study Finds Alzheimer's Disease Likely Not Caused by Low Body Mass

A new large-scale genetic study found that low body mass index (BMI) is likely not a causal risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, as earlier research had

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Foot Function, Foot Pain, and Falls in Older Adults: The Framingham Foot Study

Logo Gerontology Clinical Section / Original Paper Foot Function, Foot Pain, and Falls in Older Adults: The Framingham Foot Study Abstract Background:

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Loneliness in seniors: A medical problem this provider thinks it can solve

Clinicians are starting to look at the role that poverty, race, and other social determinants play in a person’s health, but what about social connectedness

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27 April 2017 - Outsmart Your Smartphone with GroovyTek

This event is FREE and is from, 10AM to 11:30AM Where: The Denver Post Building: 101 West Colfax, Denver, CO 80294 http://www.groovytek.com

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24 April 2017 - Calling All Baby Boomers

Where: Boomers Leading Change 425 S Cherry, Suite 840, Denver, CO 80246 (map) http://blcih.org

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Alzheimer's risk factors study calls out obesity in midlife

Healthy aging of the brain relies on the health of your heart and blood vessels when you’re younger, a new study reports. People with risk factors for

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‘Boot Camp’ Teaches Caregivers How to Deal with Alzheimer’s Patients

A free, one-day camp in Los Angeles provides education and support to family members as they begin to take care of a loved one who has dementia. Caring

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Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'

Scientists hope they have found a drug to stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia. In 2013, a UK Medical Research Council team stopped

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How To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Enjoy Life, Not Just ‘Fade Away’

Alzheimer’s disease has an unusual distinction: It’s the illness that Americans fear most — more than cancer, stroke or heart disease. The rhetoric surrounding

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15 March 2017 - Event Streaming Senior Day at The Capitol

We will live stream the morning program from The Capitol and create videos from the event and post them on our YouTube Channel. With live streaming an

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17 March 2017 - Denver Home Show

Where: National Western Stock Show, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216, http://www.homeshowdenver.com

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21 March 2017 - Amazing Vegetables A to Z with the Botanic Gardens

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206, USA (map) This four-session course at Denver Botanic Gardens covers raised beds, planting,

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Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors

Copy and paste the link in your browser to watch the session! Source: https://www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/stopping-senior-scams-developments-in-financial-fraud-affecting-seniors

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More Women in Their 60s and 70s Are Having ‘Way Too Much Fun’ to Retire

The data adds a bright chapter to the narrative of women’s progress in the world of work. Even though their participation in the labor force in the United

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Alzheimer's: The disease that could bankrupt Medicare

Every 66 seconds this year, an American will develop Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association annual report, released Tuesday. By

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Arthritis afflicts about 1 in 4 adults in the U.S., CDC report finds

About one in four adults in the United States suffers from arthritis, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vital Signs report

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2017 February 17 - Tech Café

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Venue: Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library Source: http://www.myprimetimenews.com/events/event/tech-cafe-3/

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2017 March 1 - FREE Wellness Workshop; How to Eliminate Stress Related Health Problems

Date: March 1, 2017 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: Bemis Public Library Source: http://www.myprimetimenews.com/events/event/free-wellness-workshop-how-to-eliminate-stress-related-health-problems

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‘Social’ Marketing Research Shows Consumers Lack Knowledge Of Care Options

Patrick Connole ​A report released on Feb. 2 by Louisville, Ky.-based market researchers Conversation Research Institute (CRI) tracks social media conversations

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Senior living facilities on the rise as population ages

The demand for senior living facilities in Spring and Klein continues to increase as the region’s population grows, and builders are eyeing development-heavy

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How therapy animals help those living with dementia

When I worked in long-term care facilities with those on their dementia journey, I saw the benefits of animal-assisted pet therapy firsthand. People living

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Caregivers need help dealing with depression

There are more than 34 million people in the US who care for terminally ill loved ones, but few resources are available to help them navigate the challenges

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Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips: Strategies for Success

Educate yourself about the disease. Support groups, educational workshops, and utilizing community resources and professionals will also increase your

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1 February 2017 - Walk2Connect

Where: Colorado, USA (map) Walk2Connect partners with local, statewide and national organizations to create innovative walking programs which focus on

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20 January 2017

36th Annual Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Showcase Where: Denver Mart, 451 East 58th Avenue, Denver, CO http://www.indianmarket.net

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24 December 2016 - A Hudson Christmas

Where: Hudson Gardens, 6115 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120 (map) http://www.hudsongardens.org

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