LIFE after 50 - Current Issue - January 2015 Vol. 25 No. 1

New monument for Veterans dedicated


El Paso County Commissioner Sallie Clark speaks at the dedication of the new veterans monument Dec. 18 just west of El Paso County Parks Headquarters. The monument, a 4-foot stone marker, and adjacent planters, benches, flags and paving stones were built by volunteers, including many from Home Depot, which also supplied materials. The monument is surrounded with pavers engraved with messages of support. For information about purchasing pavers, please call El Paso County Veterans Services at 520-7750.

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Top stories of 2014

0115_02_DinnerDanceAt the beginning of the new year, let’s take a look back at some of the highlights of 2014.

From a report that surveyed seniors and services providers about the resources available and challenges to people growing older in the Pikes Peak region, to the delightful Holiday Dinner Dance that launched the holidays, it’s been a year filled with changes and growth in services.

Here’s hoping 2015 sees more positive growth for us older folks.


Preparing for the ‘silver tsunami’

A report from the Innovations in Aging Collaborative and Peak Vista Community Centers says seniors are fortunate to live in a community with many people and organizations dedicated to making the Pikes Peak region a great place to grow older and a leader in the field of aging.

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