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Oct 22, 2018

Work with Me: Why Good Technologies for Older Adults Falter

By Margaret Franckhauser, MS, MPH President and CEO, NextFifty Initiative At 82, my neighbor John was living alone and receiving treatment for lung cancer. The treatment affected his nervous system so his balance and coordination were impaired. He was at great risk of falling and injuring himself. His daughter, an experienced nurse, secured a fall alert system for his home...

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Oct 22, 2018

How the growing 50+ population is transforming Colorado

Interview with Wade Buchanan: Colorado’s longevity landscape and his role in shaping its future In an effort to address the State’s quickly changing demographic, in 2015, Colorado established the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging, or SAPGA ...https://longevitycolorado.com/...

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Jun 26, 2018

Out Boulder County receives grant for LGBTQ elders, will launch focus groups during Longmont Pride

NextFifty Initiative gains recognition in Times Call for funding a grant to Out Boulder County. Read the article to learn more. http://www.timescall.com/ci_31...  

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Jun 13, 2018

NextFifty Initiative Second Cycle Partners Announced

NextFifty Initiative is excited to announce its second round of grant recipients focused on positively changing the landscape of aging. NFI focuses on grant making designed to support concepts, projects and innovations that will benefit generations for years to come. The list of grantees, their projects and counties served is as follows: Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.: Home Modification & Repair (HMR) serving Adams...

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Mar 26, 2018

Death Cleaning: Escaping the tyranny of accumulation

Death Cleaning, or dostadning in Swedish is a dreadful name, but an appealing concept. Death Cleaning is the process of organizing, cleaning and purging accumulated belongings before death. Margareta Magnusson’s book, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, is built on the premise that after you are gone, “Someone will have to clean up after you. Whoever it may be...

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