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    Mornings with Marie


    Stop by Sopris Lodge at Carbondale, located at 295 Rio Grande Ave., on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon to learn more about the services and amenities available to local seniors. Coffee and donuts will be served followed by a guided tour with Marie Herr, the senior living…

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    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale Hosts Free ‘10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s’ Talk on August 23


    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale Senior Living will host Lisa Paige, Volunteer Community Educator from the Alzheimer’s Association, to present “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s” on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at noon.

    This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required, and attendance will be limited to…

  • Sopris Lodge at Carbondale to Host Grand Opening Celebration


    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale, a new retirement community in the Roaring Fork Valley, will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, July 16 from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

    Members of the public are invited to visit the Sopris Lodge campus, located at 295 Rio Grande Avenue in Carbondale, to enjoy…

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    Exploring End of Life Possibilities


    Join us for a screening of the documentary, Griefwalker, the 2008 documentary about Stephen Jenkinson, once the leader of a palliative care counselling team at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital.
    Through his daytime job, Stephen served at the deathbed of well over 1,000 people. What he saw over and over,…

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Cherishing the Golden Years

    This month’s columnist, Larry Bogatz, writes about what it’s like being old in Carbondale. He’s luckier than most, he tells us, because he has means that translate into options. Still, the choices can be heart-wrenching. After reading his story, imagine yourself in a similar situation (unless you are already there). Willread more →