The apple of your eye keeps the doctor away, too

August 30, 2017 0
We live in a crazy world these days, and it’s hard to be sure of anything. One thing is certain, though—older adults are living longer and getting more out of life by making their health and wellness a top priority. In a recent study, a healthy mind and body were [ . . . ]

Frightening statistics tell spooky tales

August 28, 2017 0
Mesa County has every reason to be scared, but it’s not because Halloween is on the horizon—our already high suicide rates are climbing. According to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office’s most recent report, about one-third of deaths by suicides in 2016 were those of people age 50 and older. Among [ . . . ]

Elder abuse is happening

July 6, 2017 0
“Elder abuse is happening right under our noses. Let’s put a stop to it!” With a determined call to action, Eva Veitch, community living services director with the Region 10 Area Agency on Aging, kicked off the “No Excuse for Elder Abuse” event at the Holiday Inn in Montrose. Those [ . . . ]

The Colorado National Monument should be a national park

July 6, 2017 0
Mesa County is not thriving like the rest of the state. The economy needs a spark, and it doesn’t help to whine about the loss of energy jobs. Instead, we must take advantage of the assets we already have to raise tax revenue. Changing the status of the Colorado National [ . . . ]
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