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More and more scams aimed at seniors

Most scams keep repeating year after year. After all, the scammers are making big money doing those Nigerian grandson/auto-warranty scams, so why would they drop them? However, new ones keep popping up. If you shop online, beware... — Updated 7/28/2021

 

Navigating your health over 65

(Family Features) Taking care of your health, especially over age 65, requires an understanding of your personal needs. Proper medical care isn't one-size-fits-all, so finding the... — Updated 7/28/2021 Full story

 

Does oatmeal contain Roundup herbicide?

DEAR DR. ROACH: Experts advised us to “throw out sugar-laden cereals” and eat a healthy breakfast, such as oatmeal. Now we are told that oatmeal contains a significant amount of glyphosate, which they say is an ingredient in... — Updated 7/28/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center reopened partially July 6, with sessions 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Connections Café will re-open in August. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food... — Updated 7/28/2021

 

No, life has not returned to normal

A recent survey concluded that we seniors are ready to go back out into the world, to resume our former pre-COVID activities. I suspect the poll questions weren't asked of seniors in my part of New England. We are not, for the most... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Paraplegic Battles UTIs

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a paraplegic due to a spinal cord injury back in 1979. I battle one UTI after another, and I am becoming immune to most antibiotics. Why the constant infections? My urologist just ordered a CT scan, but seems... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center reopened partially July 6, with sessions 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Connections Café will re-open in August. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food relate... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Are you a victim of elder abuse?

Do you suspect, or know, that somebody has been stealing from you? Maybe it's items from your home? Or maybe it's your money? Or perhaps you're being pressured by someone to keep giving them cash. If so, you are not alone. It's cal... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

WHS '60s classes to hold reunion

Widefield High School (WHS) classes of the 1960s are invited to a reunion on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21. Sponsored by a committee of volunteers, not a company, the Friday event will take place 6 - 10 p.m. at a venue in... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Reunited at last!

A number of people attended the Fountain Valley Senior Center last week for the center's partial reopening. At this time, the center will have sessions from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Bingo returns indoors

The Fountain Valley Senior Center’s next Bingo day is July 15. Starting Aug. 12, Bingo will be every Thursday at 1 p.m. If you have been vaccinated, mask wearing is optional; if you are unvaccinated, a mask is required.... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center reopened partially July 6, with sessions 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Connections Cafe will re-open in August. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Keeping track

At some point we need to start making notes. Maybe you're not there yet. But that day might sneak up on you when you discover that you've forgotten to mail the check for your property taxes. Or worse, when a police officer stops... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Bingo returns indoors

The Fountain Valley Senior Center’s next Bingo day is July 15. Starting Aug. 12, Bingo will be every Thursday at 1 p.m. If you have been vaccinated, mask wearing is optional; if you are unvaccinated, a mask is... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Volunteers needed

With the reopening the Senior Center, there is a need for volunteers. Volunteers are needed for all areas at the center: kitchen, transportation drivers, thrift store, office, class leaders, Bingo helpers, breakfast, new member... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center reopened partially July 6, with sessions 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Connections Cafe will re-open in August. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

2021 guide book for veterans, medicaid now available

The 2021 Colorado Adult Medicaid Programs and Veteran’s Benefits Guide is now available. This statewide publication is produced annually to provide current and relevant information for older adults, people who are disabled and... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Senior Center plans trips all summer long

The Fountain Valley Senior Center (5745 Southmoor Drive in Fountain) entered its first reopening phase this week, and trips are on again. The following summer trips are now available. Unless otherwise noted, call the senior... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Mask ... or No Mask?

"I went to the grocery store without a mask today." So said my neighbor just back from shopping. I asked how many were maskless. "Mostly it was the younger ones," she said. Which didn't surprise me. The 18-29 year-old age group is... — Updated 6/29/2021

 

Genealogical Society to tackle DNA connections

The Pikes Peak Genealogical Society July 14 virtual meeting topic is “DNA—No Tree! No Response! I Need More!” by Suz Bates. Autosomal DNA test results from Ancestry, MyHeritage, 23andMe, and FamilyTreeDNA can be uploaded to... — Updated 6/29/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center will reopen partially July 6, with sessions 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Connections Cafe will re-open in August. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food... — Updated 6/29/2021

 

Staying hydrated in summer heat

If there is any mantra we need to repeat this summer it's this one: drink more liquids. A university study revealed that 80% of heat-related deaths were in people over the age of 60. We need to do everything we can to avoid... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Senior Center announces re-opening plans for July-August

After more than a year of closed doors and socially distanced events, the Fountain Valley Senior Center (located at 5745 Southmoor Drive in Fountain) has an official reopening... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center remains closed, but some meal and transportation services will continue on an as-needed basis. (See tentative reopening update below.) Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only:... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Fountain Valley Senior Center remains closed, but some meal and transportation services will continue on an as-needed basis. (See tentative reopening update below.) Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only:... — Updated 6/16/2021

 

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