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InnovAge added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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FREE INNOVAGE PRESCRIPTION AND TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS

Low-income seniors in Colorado have easier and more affordable access to vital medications and transportation services thanks to InnovAge, a Colorado nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population. InnovAge offers free and fee-based programs to help older adults. InnovAge provides a full spectrum of affordable fee-based services including healthcare and day programs, care management, memory loss programs and home care services to enable older…See More
Aug 22, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Cheyenne Mountain
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INNOVAGE OFFERS TIPS ON TALKING WITH THE ELDERLY ABOUT DRIVING

InnovAge offers tips on having a difficult discussion about driving with an elderly individual.The decision to stop driving can be one of the most difficult passages in an elderly individual’s life, as it can represent a significant loss of freedom and independence. Because the responsibility of intervening often falls upon the…See More
Jul 12, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Briargate
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GARDENING AT EVERY AGE: TIPS FOR SENIORS CITIZENS TO MAKE GARDENING EASY AND ENJOYAB

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. With springtime blooming all around us, many people are excited to start one of their favorite warm weather activities, gardening. With the feeling of fresh air, warm sunshine on your face, and soil on your fingertips, who wouldn’t enjoy spending a nice long afternoon in the…See More
May 31, 2013
InnovAge added 2 discussions to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
May 14, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Central
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Importance of Fitness at All Ages: InnovAge Offers Tips for 
Seniors to Stay Active

With more hours of daylight and warmer temperatures on the horizon, the approaching spring and summer months can provide a number of opportunities to engage in outdoor recreation, making staying in shape fun and even social – at all ages.The importance of making exercise a part of a healthy lifestyle is not limited to any particular age group or skill level. In fact, according to the experts at InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging…See More
Apr 24, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Cheyenne Mountain
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INNOVAGE FOUNDATION RECEIVES $100,000 DANIELS FUND GRANT TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE FREE RESOURCES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

The InnovAge Foundation announced today that it has received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support InnovAge Home Care’s community programs. InnovAge Home Care is an InnovAge program that provides private-pay (or fee-based) skilled and non-skilled in-home services as well as a variety of free community support services that are funded by generous donations and grants.“On behalf of the InnovAge Foundation and InnovAge Home Care, we are honored to accept this generous Daniels Fund grant,” said…See More
Apr 17, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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InnovAge earns coveted designation as "Leader in Dementia Care"

InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population – is proud to announce its team’s recent completion of the Alzheimer’s Association Leaders in Dementia Care Certification Program. InnovAge is the largest organization in Colorado to carry this designation. “Currently more than half of the clients we serve at InnovAge have dementia,” said Lisa Price, M.D., lead medical director at InnovAge. “The Leaders in Dementia Care Certification…See More
Mar 14, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Old Colorado City
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A HEART FOR FRIENDSHIP: REACHING OUT TO SENIOR CITIZENS

While Valentine’s Day is traditionally associated with romantic love, it is not uncommon for many people to be reminded of other important relationships in their lives. For senior citizens, these personal connections can be especially significant. InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive…See More
Feb 11, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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INNOVAGE OFFERS WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS FOR SENIORS LIVING AT HOME

While many of us may prefer to stay indoors when the temperature drops, chances are that eventually, we will have reason to leave the house. Errands, family visits, doctors appointments and work are all occasions when we will need to face the bitter cold of winter.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injuries and hospital admissions among adults 65 and older, and the risk of injury increases even further during the winter months. InnovAge –…See More
Jan 31, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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InnovAge Foundation Names New Members to Its Board of Directors

The InnovAge Foundation recently added Parrish Boren and Steve Travers, CRS to its Board of Directors. Boren is the president and shareholder of Marx/Okubo Associates, Inc., a national construction and development consulting firm, and Travers is a broker with the Kentwood Company. “On behalf of the InnovAge Foundation, I am proud to welcome Mr. Boren and Mr. Travers to our Board of Directors,” said Leslie Karotkin, executive director of the InnovAge Foundation. “Both of these men are…See More
Jan 17, 2013
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Old Colorado City
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RELIEVING THE STRESS OF CARE-GIVING RESPONSIBILITIES DURING THE HOLIDAYS

No matter how we celebrate the holidays, it is not uncommon for the excitement of the season to result in higher than normal stress levels. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, there are more than 65 million family caregivers in the U.S. These family members, who are caregivers for their aging spouses or loved ones, are faced with an especially unique set of responsibilities, which can often be very stressful. InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the…See More
Dec 17, 2012
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Cheyenne Mountain
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INNOVAGE PROVIDES WARNING SIGNS THAT AGING LOVED ONES MAY NEED ADDITIONAL HELP AND SUPPORT

With the holiday season quickly approaching, many of us are making plans to celebrate with family and friends, including parents, grandparents and other loved ones who are getting older. According to InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population – this quality time is also an ideal opportunity to take note of potential warning signs that aging family members may be in need of additional help and support.“During the year, our busy…See More
Nov 14, 2012
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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InnovAge Home Care Expands Services to Colorado Springs and Names New Area Business Development Director, Joseph Farr

Joseph Farr, MBAInnovAge, a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population, recently expanded its InnovAge Home Care program and is now providing services in Colorado Springs. “Expanding our services to Colorado Springs was a natural extension for InnovAge Home Care and allows us…See More
Nov 12, 2012
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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INNOVAGE SUGGESTS WAYS TO HELP ELDERLY LOVED ONES SLEEP SOUNDLY

Insomnia can affect any age group and result from a number of reasons, but it is especially common among the elderly. Factors such as reduced mobility, social limitations, physical inactivity or illnesses are more common among the older population, and can lead to issues such as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, waking up early and daytime fatigue.InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population – warns that an unhealthy…See More
Oct 26, 2012
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Central
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InnovAge offers travel tips for seniors

This is an ideal time of year for vacations, family visits and travel. Whether you and your family like to travel in your RV, visit family across the country or enjoy the fun right in here in Colorado – InnovAge has some important travel tips we should all take into consideration as we make summer plans with older adults.Travel can be great for the mind, body and soul; however, it can also be especially challenging for seniors and for families who want to include an elderly person in their…See More
Aug 28, 2012
InnovAge added a discussion to the group Central
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InnovAge offers summer safety tips for seniors living at home

Colorado’s summer months offer a chance for us to get out and enjoy the weather from opening those windows to catch a breeze to gardening and going for walks. However you choose to spend your summer season, it is also important to remember to stay safe. According to InnovAge – a nonprofit organization that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population – putting safety first is especially imperative for those of us who are getting older. “We want Colorado seniors to enjoy…See More
Aug 3, 2012

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