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 By Matilda Charles    Community 

A Comfy Nest for Winter

Since it looks like this horrible coronavirus isn’t going away soon, we might as well take a few steps to make our lives more comfortable over the winter. Here are some ideas: -- Investigate a new wireless router to speed up... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

NextFifty Initiative recommends retirement safety measures

Retirement is usually portrayed as the time individuals fulfill lifelong goals and do everything they couldn't when they were younger and had little spending money. Unfortunately,... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

Lunch & Learn: Medicare

A Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn this Thursday, Oct. 22, will feature Robin Depies with Medicare Resource. The free Zoom webinar will be 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Pre-register at fountainvalleychamber.com. In this... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

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 10/21/2020

 
 By Karin Hill    Community 

Construction begins on affordable senior apartments

A new 60-unit senior living development is officially under construction in Fountain near Safeway and the Cross Creek neighborhood. Villas at Mesa Ridge is a planned apartment... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

Senior News Line: Who's Hoarding the Mini Blinds?

It’s a bit unnerving to walk through a store and see so many empty shelves. I haven’t been to the local big box store very often lately, but I wanted to see if what I suspected was true. I’d been unable to order a number of... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

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 10/13/2020

 

No-cost assistance for Medicare Open Enrollment available

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period to sign up for 2021 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans begins Oct. 15 and will continue through Dec. 7. During Open Enrollment PPACG’s Area Agency on Aging’s SHIP (State Health... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

Public input sought for final draft of regional hazard mitigation plan

The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) has completed the final draft of the El Paso County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites the public to comment on the plan through Oct 21. The public may... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

Senior News Line

They never give up. Scammers are still taking every opportunity to steal our identity and separate us from our money, and the list keeps growing. Here are a few of the scams out there now: Seniors are getting calls from people who... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Practical tips for caregivers facing a pandemic

(Family Features) Whether your role as a caregiver has you looking out for an elderly relative, children or both, chances are good that you've worried about how the COVID-19... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Donations needed for Silver Key Bountiful Bags Thanksgiving food drive

Silver Key needs your help to fill Bountiful Bags for Thanksgiving throughout the entire month of October. For more than 20 years, Silver Key has invited the community to help make the holidays special for the seniors they serve... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Silver Key Connections Cafe´

Lunch Menu Drive-thru only Note: Beginning Oct. 1, the number of available meals per week dropped from five to three. All meals are prepackaged and frozen. October 5-9 Beef Tips, Penne Pasta, Brussels Sprouts, Fruit, Cookie Lemon... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

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 10/7/2020

 

Senior Center offering plenty of activities for outdoors, travel

The Fountain Valley Senior Center may be closed for business as usual, but staff continue to offer a variety of creative activities to allow seniors to get together outdoors or on... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

News for Seniors: 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 9/30/2020

 

NextFifty Initiative encourages healthier living by Colorado seniors year over year

Because September is National Healthy Aging Month, a Denver foundation has released information outlining ways individuals can maintain their health through healthy habits.... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

News for Seniors: 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 9/23/2020

 

Senior Center hosts Musical Mondays

Barb Bragdon sings favorite country and pop songs to seniors in their vehicles at the Musical Monday event at the Fountain Valley Senior Center. The weekly event gives seniors a... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

Meet Emmett the therapy dog

Emmett, a multigenerational Labradoodle, is the Fountain Valley Senior Center's newest addition. Emmett has been training as a therapy dog for three weeks now, and still has three... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

News for Seniors: 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 9/16/2020

 

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 9/9/2020

 

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 9/2/2020

 

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) 600... — Updated 8/26/2020

 

Senior News and Riding the Rails

A group from the Fountain Valley Senior Center took a trip to Georgetown last week and rode the rails! Participants took social distancing precautions in their vehicles. The open-ai... — Updated 8/19/2020

 

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