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3 years 5 months ago

Healthy heat beating habits

Seniors have difficulty sensing temperature extremes and may not realize they are experiencing heat trauma. One local organization is stepping-up its effort to help elderly develop healthy heat beating habits. Warning signs and symptoms of heat trauma include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, body aches, headache, dizziness, muscle cramps, and...

3 years 9 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 10 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....

4 years 2 months ago

Alzheimer's: What you need to know

In the last week, two elderly men in Colorado Springs wandered off from their families and became lost. At least one of the men suffered from dementia. Thankfully both were eventually found, but it points to the concerns of families with loved ones who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or...

4 years 6 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 7 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 11 months ago

Silver Key tree fundraiser

Silver Key Senior Services has a limited number of fresh Christmas trees available for a suggested donation of $20. The trees were donated by a local tree lot and all proceeds will go to support services for people 60 and over. The trees will be for sale fron noon to...

5 years 3 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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