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Our Lifestyle Columnists for All Editions:



Josh Weller Josh Weller is a public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration in Denver. He writes our ‘Social Security Today’ column each month. Josh can be reached at Email Josh.
 Eileen_Doherty Eileen Doherty, MS, is the Executive Director of the Colorado Gerontological Society in Denver. Since 2005, she has also been an adjunct instructor of sociology at Fort Hays State University, her alma mater. She serves on the City and County of Denver’s Adult Protection Task Force and a variety of other senior organizations and committees. She writes our monthly column on gerontology. Eileen can be contacted at 303-333-3482 or Email Eileen.
 Martha_Coffin_Evans Martha (Marty) Coffin Evans, Ed.D, is a retired educator and superintendant of schools, and a freelance writer with MACE Associates, LLC. She writes specialized columns in all editions and our Reflections column in the Boulder edition. Marty can be reached at Email Marty.
 Steve_Goodier Steve Goodier, B.A. in anthropology and sociology and an M.Div. from Emory University. He is an ordained United Methodist minister and the author of numerous books about personal development, motivation, inspiration, and making needed life changes. He is the founder and publisher of Your Life Support System, a widely-read e-zine in existence since 1999. He writes our monthly column on ‘Your Life Support’ and can be reached at Email Steve.
 Bob_Larson Robert (Bob) Larson, MBA, author, and media consultant is our ‘Technology Is Hip’ writer for all editions and writes a genealogy column bi-annually in the Larimer edition. Bob uses technology in his everyday life. He is also our Marketing Director. Bob can be contacted at Email Bob.
Jim_Doyle Jim Doyle,is Vice President at Silverleaf Mortgage in Centennial and our ‘Reverse Mortgage’ column writer for all editions. Jim can be contacted at Email Jim.
Ron Stern Ron Stern (aka Global Gumshoe) is the author of our travel series as seen in all editions. After retiring from law enforcement in the 1980s, Ron became an author on health, then started writing articles and books on his worldwide travel experiences, which is his passion. You can contact Ron at Email Ron.
Dan Weber Daniel C. Weber is the Founder and CEO of the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) and writes a monthly column on 50+ adult issues. With over one million members, AMAC has established itself as a conservative advocate organization! You can contact AMAC at Email AMAC.

Our Lifestyle Columnists for Our Denver Metro Editions:




 HenryLArmingtonSr Dr. Henry L. Armington Sr. is the pastor at Central Baptist Church in Denver and writes our ‘In The Spirit’ monthly column. For more inspirational nuggets, please visit or phone 303-296-6618.
BeaBailey Bea Bailey is a TV host, author & lecturer. Bea has authored a best selling book, entitled, “Farewell, My Friend” and is conducting presentations and book signings throughout the United States and Mexico. She writes our monthly column on “Uniquely Bea’ regarding everyday life matters. For more information please visit Bea can be reached at 916-745-3454 or email her at Email Bea.
 CarolCookeDarrow Carol Cooke Darrow, CG, is past president, speaker, and an instructor at the Colorado Genealogical Society in Denver. She writes our monthly column on genealogy and volunteers at the Denver Public Library. Carol can be contacted at Email Carol.
 Rhoda Johnson Rhoda Johnson, is our monthly columnist for Ageless Beauty. She has over 35 years experience collectively as an Image Consultant, Makeup Artist, Jewelry Designer, Columnist and Motivational Speaker. Email Rhoda at Email Rhoda.
 MonetteRoberts Monette Roberts received her masters degree in counseling from Regis University in Denver. She is a practicing marriage and therapy counselor and President of Children’s Learning Club in Denver. She writes our monthly column on ‘Dear LaBelle.’ Monette can be contacted at 720-690-7776 or Email Monette.
 Karen Stewart Karen Stewart Karen is the Program Manager for Jefferson County Human Services Aging and Adult Services and Project
Coordinator for Jefferson County Aging Well. She co-writes our monthly column on ‘Aging Well’ with other agency contributors. For more information, call 303-480-6700.
Ray Speer Ray Speer writes our monthly automotive column and is a former business owner operating an automotive repair shop. Contact Ray at Email Ray.

Our Lifestyle Columnists for Our Boulder County Editions:


Rick Romeo Rick Romeo writes our elder law column and is a practicing attorney and partner for Vicent, Romeo, & Rodriguez LLC in Louisville and Denver. Contact Rick at Email Rick.
Ted Bainbridge Dr. Ted Bainbridge writes our monthly genealogy column and is the past president and speaker for the Longmont Genealogial Society. He also writes articles for his society’s Quarterly magaizine, which is always interesting and helpful in researching our ancestry. Contact Ted at Email Ted.
 EmilyCooper Emily Cooper is Information and Assistance Specialist for Caregiver Programs with Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services. Emily writes our monthly column on ‘Caregiving.’ For more information on BCAAA caregiver services, call 303-678-6116 or at Email Emily.
 DAnneRudden Dr. D’Anne Rudden is a Doctor of Audiology, who is board certified by the American Board of Audiology. She was the first audiologist in Longmont, who attained this certification. D’Anne writes our monthly column on Ask D’Anne. She can be reached at 303-651-1178 or at Email D’Anne.



Our Lifestyle Columnists for Our Larimer County Editions:




 BillBeyers Bill Beyers is an attorney in Loveland, whose practice focuses on estate planning, elder law and special needs planning. He writes our monthly column on ‘Elder Law Q&A.’ He is currently one of only 10 attorneys in Colorado who has achieved the designation of Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Bill can be reached at 970-669-1101 or visit his website at or Email Bill.
Shelley Polansky
Shelley Polansky is our monthly column writer for BBB Alerts & Tips. Shelley is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Better Business Bureau in Northern Colorado and Wyoming. She also sends weekly emails to all BBB members on different alerts and tips. Shelley can be contacted at Email Shelley.
Diane Horak
Diane Horak is our column writer for Health & Wellness. She is the Health & Wellness Program Coordinator at the Fort Collins Senior Center. Diane can be contacted at Email Diane.
 CarolStetser Carol Stetser is an instructor, speaker, and society researcher for Larimer County Genealogical Society in Fort Collins. She co-writes our monthly column on ‘Genealogy Rocks!’ Carol can be reached at Email Carol.
 Lynette McGowan Lynette McGowan is the Caregiver Support Coordinator for the Larimer County Office on Aging in Fort Collins. Lynette has been providing services to older adults and their family members for over 25 years through community based programs. She and other Office On Aging employees write our monthly column on important senior issues. Lynette can be reached at 970-498-7758 or by email at Email Lynette.
 Linda Meyer Linda Meyer is the Program Manager for the Larimer County Office on Aging in Fort Collins and writes our column on senior issues with her staff.



Our Lifestyle Columnists for Our Weld County Editions:




Michael Buckley Michael Buckley is our news contributor in Larimer and Weld counties since September 2008. He has a passion for advertising, marketing and public relations. Michael was previously a principle in an advertising and publishing company, which published a state-wide magazine and represented an independent television station. As a former Vice President of Operations for a group of radio stations, Michael often acted as station manager, was involved in administrative duties, directed the advertising sales teams and actively pursued public relations efforts on behalf of the various small and medium market AM stations. Michael can be reached at Email Michael.
Shelley Polansky
Shelley Polansky is our monthly column writer for BBB Alerts & Tips. Shelley is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Better Business Bureau in Northern Colorado and Wyoming. She also sends weekly emails to all BBB members on different alerts and tips. Shelley can be contacted at Email Shelley.
 Gil Moon Gil Moon is our writer for the monthly ‘News Talk Radio’ column. He is the popular host of ‘Senior’s Circle’ at 10 am and ‘Golden Years Theater’ at 6 pm each Sunday on KFKA Radio (1310 AM) in Greeley. Gil also performs his popular ‘Impresario program’ about Orson Welles at different venues throughout Northern Colorado. Gil can be reached at 970-484-9147 or Email Gil.

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