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Scams, Fraud, & Financial Exploitation
Have you heard about the latest scams affecting seniors? 50 Plus column writer Katy Mason, program coordinator for the Larimer County Office on Aging, explains about the latest scams, fraud, and financial exploitation affecting seniors. The public is cordially invited to attend the FREE Larimer County Fraud & Scams Forum for Seniors on April 23 at 2 pm at the Chilson Senior Center in Loveland!

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  • Bloomberg reporter Kristen V. Brown utilizes ORIG3N and 23andMe DNA test kits in her home in Oakland, CA on June 8, 2018.  A DNA test kit. Photographer: Cayce Clifford/Bloomberg

Cayce Clifford for Bloomberg

    Scammers May Be Using DNA Testing to Defraud Medicare and Steal Identities!

    Article by Kristen V Brown with Bloomberg News State authorities warn that DNA testers have targeted poor neighborhoods and senior communities. Authorities in several states are warning about an alleged scam in which people visit senior-living communities and low-income neighborhoods, offering to perform DNA tests and collecting information from people in government health programs. The …

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    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    By the Office of Public Affairs April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is mobilizing police nationwide to look out for drivers texting or using their phone behind the wheel. The ‘U Drive. U Text. U Pay.’ campaign is now in its fifth year. …

Boulder County News
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    Make Healthy Choices

    People with diabetes may have heard that carbohydrates aren’t good for them. However, many carbohydrates provide vitamins, minerals, and nutrients for the body, and can be part of a healthful diet for people with or without diabetes. If you need help choosing foods that will support your health goals, Medicare can help. Medicare covers medical …

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    Social Security Retirement For Women

    Social Security plays an especially important role in providing economic security for women. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. But, women face greater economic challenges in retirement; • tend to live longer than men. …

Denver Metro News
  • World War II

    We salute the USMC. Marines who fought at the battle of Iwo Jima recognized: Don Whipple, Jim
Blane, Jack Thurman, Al Jennings, Hiram Skeens, Tom Ramm (not in pictured order

    The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army. USMC veterans who fought in the battle were recently recognized at the meeting of Coopers Troopers held at the American Legion Post 161 in …

  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science Magic Mountain

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    The Magic Mountain Community Archaeology Project, devoted to studying one of the most significant archaeological sites along Colorado’s Front Range, will receive the 2019 Award for Excellence in Public Education from the Society for American Archaeology at its annual meeting next month. The Society’s awards recognize and honor knowledge and professional achievements at all career …

Larimer County News
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    The Aspen Club Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Back in 1989, a very future-thinking leader at Poudre Valley Hospital heard Dr. Ken Dychtwald speak at a conference. Dr. Dychtwald, a gerontologist, best-selling author and one of leading authorities on aging, talked about shifting the paradigm of growing older from a period of decline to a period of health and vitality. He created a …

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    Travel Tips and Treats

    A special event presented by the Fort Collins Senior Center Friends Come join the Fort Collins Senior Center Friends for an April afternoon presentation filled with tips and treats to make your travels carefree. Thursday, April 18th, 2 pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, this event takes place just in time to help you …

Weld County News
  • A Master Of The Game

    Louie Salazar and R.J. Halley

    By Michael Buckley, 50 Plus Marketplace News To witness a master at his game is quite entertaining and often astonishing. This was such an experience for me at the Greeley Active Adult Center. As I watched Louie Salazar execute his carefully calculated shots, the end result was amazing. He ended up running the table more …

  • Professionals For Seniors

    Breakfast and networking before introductions and announcements.

    WindSong at Northridge in Greeley hosted the recent gathering of the commonly referred to P4S networking group. P4S get together monthly to discuss ways to advance care to the senior adult community and give attention to their needs. Nearly 75 professionals were in attendance to take advantage of the get together. A delicious breakfast provided …

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