Older Americans in the Vail Valley?

Along with others who work with seniors, I am always stuck with trying to come up with another, more suitable word to describe those of us who are no longer young. President Barack Obama’s recently proclaimed May 2016 as Older Americans Month. But, can’t we do better than “older...
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A Caregiver’s Story

As with many families, Arlene Nash’s children learned the need to be flexible and creative in the care of their mother. Arlene, who has dementia, had chosen an independent living facility in Albuquerque near one of her daughters; however, by the time of the move she had forgotten...
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Finding Patience to be Caregiver

“I don’t think I will have the patience to be a caregiver,” is a common refrain from individuals faced with the potential for having to move into the role of a caregiver from that of spouse or son or daughter. Personally, I’ve seen it associated more with a diagnosis of some form...
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Thanks to our Sponsors of Swing for Our Seniors Golf Tournament

THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS! Main Sponsors:  Parts City, First Bank, The Mountain Haus, Jerry Sibley Plumbing, Roger and Margo Behler, Gypsum Creek Golf Clubhttp://evslife.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=1205&action=edit Hole Sponsors:  Alpine Bank, A-Peak Asphalt, Battle Mountain...
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Challenge Your Brain

Challenge Your Brain In the Valley, there is more than enough emphasis given to keeping the body physically fit and active – but what about our brain? “Use it or lose it,” is just as true for our brain as it is for our bodies.  Research studies have shown that the aging brain can...
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One Book One Valley – Walt Longmire Book

I love this community read project.  This year, because I particularly like mystery series, I was delighted to see that the book selection is “Cold Dish” by Craig Johnson. This is the first book in the Walt Longmire series about a Wyoming county sheriff who returns to...
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