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Vaccinated? COVID advice clear as mud

If you’re confused about COVID vaccine and when our lives are going to change for the better, you’re not alone. We’re considered to be fully vaccinated once two weeks have passed after the second dose of Pfizer or Moderna... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

Somebunny spotted at the Senior Center

The Easter Bunny paid a visit to the Fountain Valley Senior Center last week to help Silver Key personnel hand out lunches to seniors. Silver Key recently increased the number of... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

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. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food related. Call (719)... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

Nutrition and aging – tips and resources for older adults

Even though National Nutrition Month has officially past, NextFifty Initiative wants to dive deeper into what a healthy diet means for people over 50. Eating a healthy and balanced diet throughout adulthood is important to stay... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

Stimulus payment merry-go-round

A third round of stimulus payments are on their way. But has your second one shown up yet? Next question: Did you file last year’s 2019 taxes on paper instead of e-filing? If so, that might well be the reason you don’t have... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

To your good health

Can mushroom microdose help with depression? DEAR DR. ROACH: I am battling depression and have a question about psilocybin. I stopped taking Effexor for my depression because I did not like the side effects. I also tried SAM-e,... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Parking lot Bingo returns

The Fountain Valley Senior Center is getting ready to play more parking lot Bingo starting this Thursday, April 1. Arrive at the center’s parking lot, 5745 Southmoor Drive, by 1 p.m. and stay in your vehicle. Cost is $5 for six... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

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. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food related. Call (719)... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Senior center closed? Meet up in parking lot

Is your senior center still closed? Most of them are, which means that we haven’t experienced our typical routines for a very long time. Mostly it’s the social aspect we miss. A show of hands: How many of us, if given the... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

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. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food related. Call (719)... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

Annual class series helps adults prepare for retirement

Successful retirement means making important decisions and planning ahead for financial, medical, legal, social and other retirement challenges. The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and Ent... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

Seniors raising grandchildren

For many seniors, retirement plans can change instantly when it becomes apparent that they’ll need to raise their grandchildren. The reasons this can happen are many, and none of them good: parental drug use, arrest and... — Updated 3/16/2021

 

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. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food related. Call (719)... — Updated 3/16/2021

 

Build a Better Health Care Budget

(Family Features) Managing a chronic disease takes plenty of special planning and attention, and in many cases, a lot of money. In some cases, the expenses associated with disease... — Updated 3/16/2021

 

Here are 2 new scams to watch out for

They never stop. Scammers are continually busy, and so must we be to stay one step ahead of them. Here are two more scams they’re trying to foist on us. If you’re still working and receive W-2 or 1099 forms, look them over very... — Updated 3/9/2021

 

Senior Center needs help; Blue Books now available

The Fountain Valley Senior Center is looking for a business or group of individuals who would like to participate in a community service project here at the center. We would like to landscape an outside area with artificial turf,... — Updated 3/9/2021

 

Animals, not men, suffer Irritable Male Syndrome

DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there such a thing as irritable male syndrome, similar to PMS in women? If it is real, does it cycle yearly or monthly? My husband is negative and blames others for things at some times more than others. Also, is... — Updated 3/9/2021

 

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. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food related. Call (719)... — Updated 3/9/2021

 

We seniors have financial clout

Have you given any thought to just how much financial clout we seniors have? Not because we necessarily have a lot of money, but because there are so many of us. As a “silver block” we can make some changes. And with every day... — Updated 3/2/2021

 

Help needed, Blue Books available at senior center

The Fountain Valley Senior Center is looking for a business or group of individuals who would like to participate in a community service project here at the center. We would like to landscape an outside area with artificial turf,... — Updated 3/2/2021

 

Lunch and Learn Series on Medicare to debut March 11

The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging (PPAAA) and Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) have partnered for five years to provide information about Medicare to the community. This year they introduce a Lunch and Learn series that will... — Updated 3/2/2021

 

Senior Center shares creative ideas for leaving a legacy to family members

Looking for something to do during COVID-19? Enjoy writing? Here is an idea! How about taking time to write about your childhood and growing up so your children and grandchildren can read about your life. Grab a pen and a notebook... — Updated 3/2/2021

 

NextFifty Initiative shares tips for staying heart healthy

February, American Heart Month, is the perfect time to recommit to, or start adapting to a healthy lifestyle for the ones you love. Heart disease takes the lives of almost 650,000 per year making it the number one killer of... — Updated 2/23/2021

 

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. Reserve & Ride is limited to essential transportation needs only: medical and food related. Call (719)... — Updated 2/23/2021

 

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