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Rix Quinn - Health Maintenance

Did you ever have a perfect day, 24 hours when everything went right? I had one yesterday, and it scared me. I woke up at seven, feeling great. That’s crazy, because if I breathe normally before my morning coffee, something’s... — Updated 5/17/2022

 

2022 Yellow Book now available for pick-up

The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging has announced the release of the Annual Senior Information and Assistance Directory (“Yellow Book”). The Yellow Book offers invaluable information on more than 800 services for older adults... — Updated 5/17/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Regular events (See full event list at the center.) Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30–12:30. There is a suggested donation of $3.50 for Seniors over 60 and a required $7.50 for those under 60. Reservations are... — Updated 5/17/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On May 18, 1783, the first United Empire Loyalists, known to American Patriots as Tories, arrive in what is now New Brunswick, Canada, to take refuge under the British crown. Loyalist refugees in western... — Updated 5/17/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On May 11, 1997, chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov resigns after 19 moves in a game against Deep Blue, a chess-playing computer developed by IBM scientists. It was the sixth and final game of their match, which... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
 By Rix Quinn    Community

Rix Quinn - Generations

I’m a Baby Boomer with several Millennial friends. I don’t know if it’s because they value my wisdom, or because they find it amusing to watch me type text messages using only my index finger. Since many of us work from home... — Updated 5/10/2022

 

Happy Older Americans Month

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the nation's observance of Older Americans Month. In 2022, ACL will be focusing on aging in place – how older... — Updated 5/10/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Regular events (See full event list at the center.) Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30–12:30. There is a suggested donation of $3.50 for Seniors over 60 and a required $7.50 for those under 60. Reservations are... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
 By Rix Quinn    Community

Rix Quinn - Aunts, Uncles and Cousins

My friend Mel just got back from an uncle’s funeral, where he met family members he did not know he had. Personally, I’ve met more relatives at funerals than I have at weddings…but maybe it’s because weddings require an... — Updated 5/3/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On May 4, 1916, Germany responds to a demand by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson by agreeing to limit its submarine warfare. However, on Feb. 1, 1917, Germany announced the resumption of unrestricted submarine... — Updated 5/3/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Regular events (See full event list at the center.) Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30–12:30. There is a suggested donation of $3.50 for Seniors over 60 and a required $7.50 for those under 60. Reservations are... — Updated 5/3/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On April 27, 1773, the British Parliament passes the Tea Act, a bill designed to save the faltering East India Company from bankruptcy. Many colonists viewed the act as yet another example of taxation tyranny,... — Updated 4/26/2022

 

Can you take Prilosec more than 14 days?

DEAR DR. ROACH: What's the story with Prilosec? Doctors routinely tell people with GERD or acid stomach to take this forever. Yet it clearly describes only a 14-day treatment on... — Updated 4/26/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Regular events (See full event list at the center.) Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30–12:30. There is a suggested donation of $3.50 for Seniors over 60 and a required $7.50 for those under 60. Reservations are... — Updated 4/26/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On April 20, 1841, Edgar Allan Poe’s story, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” first appears in print. The tale, generally considered to be the first detective story, describes the methods used to solve a... — Updated 4/19/2022

 
 By Rix Quinn    Community

Rix Quinn - Working at home

Luckily, I’ve got a little home office. It’s a place I can go sleep after my morning coffee. On Monday I had lots of time on my hands, so I took an online test to gauge my maturity level. It said I was “childish, obnoxious,... — Updated 4/19/2022

 

There's no magic bullet to put your belly fat in check

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old woman, mostly healthy (apart from well-controlled high blood pressure). Looking at me, people assume I am skinny, but I have a well-concealed HUGE... — Updated 4/19/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Monthly events (See full event list at the center.) BINGO—Each Thursday at 1 p.m. Dementia Support Group meets every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. at the center in the conference room. The public is invited to attend.... — Updated 4/19/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On April 13, 1978, opening day at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees give away thousands of Reggie! candy bars to fans, who toss them onto the field after star outfielder Reggie Jackson homers in his first... — Updated 4/13/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Monthly events (See full event list at the center.) BINGO—Each Thursday at 1 p.m. Dementia Support Group meets every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. at the center in the conference room. The public is invited to attend. Cardi... — Updated 4/13/2022

 

MOMENTS IN TIME

The History Channel * On April 6, 1776, the Continental Congress takes the first step toward American independence by announcing its decision to open all American ports to international trade with any part of the world that is not... — Updated 4/5/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Monthly events (See full event list at the center.) BINGO—Each Thursday at 1 p.m. Dementia Support Group meets every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. at the center in the conference room. The public is invited to attend. Cardi... — Updated 4/5/2022

 

Senior Summit coming in June

Silver Key, in partnership with the Pikes Peak Senior News, invites the community to a full day of festivities on Wednesday, June 15, to support the Pikes Peak region senior community.  Event admission is available at no cost;... — Updated 3/29/2022

 

Retirement Webinar Series starts soon

Successful retirement means making important decisions and planning ahead for financial, medical, legal, social and other retirement challenges. The PPACG Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and Ent Credit Union are partnering for their... — Updated 3/29/2022

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

Monthly events (See full event list at the center.) BINGO—Each Thursday at 1 p.m. Dementia Support Group meets every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. at the center in the conference room. The public is invited to attend.... — Updated 3/29/2022

 

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