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2 years 5 months ago

Senior tax break fight already over

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's improving economy has helped lawmakers avoid the most contentious debate of the year - restoring a suspended property tax break for senior citizens. Lawmakers learned Monday that sunny fiscal projections mean the state won't have to choose between giving a property tax break to seniors or...

3 years 5 months ago

Interim CEO hired at Silver Key

Silver Key Senior Services has hired Robin McGrath as interim CEO and President. According to a news release from Silver Key, McGrath has a long history with nonprofits in the greater Colorado Springs area, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care. ...

3 years 6 months ago

Silver Key needs donations

Silver Key is running low on food, personal care and cleaning supplies. The organization for seniors will sponsor the EATCLEANLOVE Drive, in conjunction with Valentine's Day, will run throughout February in hopes of getting donations for their clients. Donations may be dropped of Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m....

3 years 9 months ago

Update: Senior citizen found

Update: Romero has been found. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is asking everyone to keep an eye out for Armando Romero, 80, who disappeared in Pueblo Monday morning. He is a diabetic who needs medication. He was last seen wearing green pajamas bottoms, a gray hoodie sweatshirt and...

4 years 2 months ago

Silver Key has room for more riders

Silver Key Senior Services has room to spare. The Colorado Springs senior agency has the capacity to provide up to 5,200 rides a month, but many seniors don't take advantage of the service. Silver Key is currently averaging 4,500 rides per month. Silver Key's average trip is 12 miles....

4 years 3 months ago

Silver Key needs volunteer drivers

Silver Key Senior Services has expanded Ft. Carson Army Post rides, for veterans and their dependents ages 60 and older, by adding two more dedicated routes to the schedule because of increased demand. Each Monday, beginning on May 10, 2010, Silver Key will offer morning or afternoon round-trip travel to...

4 years 4 months ago

New health care agency open in Pueblo

Here's what I'm working on today. Total Longterm Care is now open in Pueblo. The agency helps elderly people who need long term health care. What's unique about them, is that they offer home health care care and transportation services, giving seniors an alternative to living in nursing homes. ...

4 years 6 months ago

Clipping coupons to help those in need

A group of women in Pueblo is clipping coupons to help those in need. Every Tuesday the women volunteer at the Senior Resource Development Agency and clip coupons for three hours. They give the coupons to seniors at SRDA. In addition, people with a low income can get them at...

4 years 11 months ago

Make a Difference Day a month-long event

Millions will pick up rakes, shovels and bags of trash to volunteer, next month. Make a Difference Day is one of the country's largest volunteer efforts. And in Southern Colorado, it has expanded to the entire month of October. Projects range from cleaning up parks to working with...

4 years 11 months ago

Silver Key seeking volunteer drivers

Silver Key Senior Services in Colorado Springs is seeking new volunteer drivers. The organization helps seniors live independently by providing transportation when seniors are no longer able to drive. The buses take seniors everywhere they need to go--from shopping and hair appointments to doctor visits. Silver Key has...

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