4/18/2018 – The Colorado Assisted Living Industry enters a new era of operation with a new set of rules and regulations!

The Colorado Assisted Living Industry entered a new era of operation with a new set of rules and regulations. On  4/18/2018  the CDPHE Board of Health approved a new rewrite of the rules and regulations governing the operation of assisted living residences in Colorado. The Board unanimously approved the new rules and regulations. This was a culmination of 24 months of work between CDPHE, the Assisted Living Stakeholders working group, and private owners and operators of

Heart Disease Beware: Five Reasons to Scan and Assess Your Risk for Heart Disease

Heart disease is the top killer among men and women, and a low-cost 15-minute coronary calcium scan can provide quick, easy-to-understand results that can help determine yours or a loved one’s risk for having a heart attack. The top five reasons to schedule a scan:   The coronary calcium scan is fast, painless and effective. The imaging test takes 10-15 minutes, and you receive your results within 48 hours. Knowledge is power. Even if your

Looking For an Active Adult Community in South Metro Denver?

As more and more baby boomers find themselves nearing retirement, many empty-nesters consider downsizing into something more manageable. Moving out of the family home can seem like an overwhelming prospect. And once you do tackle the sale, where do you go from there? There are many options throughout the South Denver Metro area for seniors who are interested in living in low-maintenance, age-restricted neighborhoods. The active adult lifestyle communities featured below offer a plethora of

Why Would I Consider a Trust for my Estate Planning?

There are times when a trust might be an option in your estate planning instead of or in addition to a will. So why should you consider a trust? Trusts are useful estate planning tools that can accomplish a variety of goals. They can help avoid probate, minimize taxes, and be used to give property to minor or disabled loved ones. Trusts can be created during a person’s lifetime (Living Trusts) or at the person’s

Transferring to a Skilled Nursing Facility

“My Nurse Case Manager has told me that the doctors are discharging me and I need to be transferred to a Skilled Nursing Facility.” Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF’s) are specialized health care centers that provide a wide array of therapeutic services to continue to make you well so that you can return to home as soon as possible. In today’s world, hospitals are places where only the most acute and unstable patients are cared for

The Senior Life Walk

History is not just what we read in books.  It is in our lives. Have you ever stopped to consider who might be interested in the stories we have to tell?  Perhaps our children or family, but increasingly historians are seeking to preserve accounts of times gone by.  In 2000, the Library of Congress began collecting war stories through the Veterans History Project.  Already, tens of thousands of submissions have been made. You don’t have