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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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    Mature Content: Praising the power of pets

    Nancy Peterson worked as a registered veterinary technician, trained dogs for people with disabilities and was the Community Cats Program Manager for The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization. She serves on the boards of the National Kitten Coalition and Neighborhood Cats and isread more →

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    Aging today: Playing a strong hand

    By Ron Kokish

    When it comes to aging, America has changed. Thanks mostly to a reduction in childhood mortality, more than 80% of Americans born in 1957 lived to be 65 this year. At over 54 million, the 65+ group is now almost 17% of the country. In contrast, in… read more →

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    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale Job Fair


    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale, a beautiful new retirement community in the Roaring Fork Valley, will host a one-day job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 11, where hiring managers will fill various full and part-time open positions.

    Job seekers who have a passion for helping seniors and want to make a difference…

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    Medicare Monday


    Garfield County Libraries and Senior Matters invite you to a virtual informative session on Medicare. Free and open to all.

    Register and participate via Zoom:

    With simultaneous interpretation, you can choose to listen in English or Spanish.…

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    GarCo program nourishes in more ways than one

    By Danielle Davis

    The meal begins with a blessing. “Let us do everything in gratitude,” says Ferdinand “Ferd” Meyer, a regular and volunteer at the Garfield County Senior Program meals in Parachute. Immediately following the blessing, Senior Services for the Garfield County Department of Human Services Manager,… read more →

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    Sopris Lodge delivers on convenience

    Sopris Lodge in Carbondale officially opened to residents on July 7. Located at 295 Rio Grande Avenue, just north of True Nature Healing Arts and next to the Rio Grande Trail, it consists of one building with 27 independent living apartments. With 24 memory care and 23 assisted living… read more →