Farm Lessons At History Camp

By Kathleen Spring
It’s back to school time. Ready for your first quiz? Who were the first farmers? Cavemen and women, according to anthropologists. Who first farmed in the Colorado Front Range area?  Native Americans preferred the grasslands on the east side of Colorado, but evidence shows their teepee rings near Lyons. The first white settlers were Chester and Mary Smead, who

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Caring For LGBT Elders

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting a free Project Visibility community-based training on Tuesday, September 8, at the Longmont Senior Center (910 Longs Peak Avenue) in Longmont. This workshop (registration and coffee – 9:45 a.m.; Part I – 10 a.m. to noon; Part II – 1 to 3 p.m.; please register in by noon, Thursday, September 3) is designed to educate professional service care providers, community members, and friends and family members about the particular needs and strengths of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elders.
 
Project Visibility is an award winning training program developed by Boulder County Area Agency on Aging after extensive focus

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Discounts On Solar Or Electric Vehicles

Adams, Boulder and Denver Counties are teaming up to launch Solar Benefits Colorado, a first-of-its-kind program that offers discounts to encourage many Front Range homeowners to go solar, as well as offering a special discount for purchasing electric vehicles.

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Family Caregivers Training

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, offers two training programs for family caregivers of older adults; one focused on the practical skills of caregiving and the other on caregiver self-care.   

The National Caregiver Training Program is a 21-hour course (meets once a week for three hours) that helps family caregivers acquire the skills needed to provide safe, confident home care for older loved ones. Classes, taught by a registered nurse,

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Red Cross Seeks Daytime Disaster Action Team Members and Weekend Home Fire Prevention Volunteers

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to respond to and help prevent the No. 1 disaster in the Denver-metro area: home fires.

 The Red Cross is recruiting for two key positions in the Denver-metro area:

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