Senior Sleuths: Cozy Mysteries

Dig in to some cozy mystery fiction starring older adults who get up to no good as chief amateur crime solvers. Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman A retired Memphis cop, Buck Schatz, attains the help of his smart-aleck grandson to hunt for an old nemesis who may have stolen a fortune of gold. […]

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Cheers! Wine and Foodpairing Books

Celebrate like a pro, or take your wine-night to the next level with these wine and foodpairing books and resources. The Ultimate Wine Companion: The Complete Guide to Understanding Wine A collection of articles and excerpts on the various aspects of wine, written by a variety of authors. Subjects include decanting, tasting, grapes, matching food […]

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Older Americans Month!

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Age Out Loud! for Older Americans Month! Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrating Age Out Loud! Discover new ways to Age Out Loud! with Arapahoe Libraries: Learn something new - use our Online Learning Resources such as Brain HQ, Lynda, Gale Courses and more! Get involved - Volunteer at the library Meet new people - […]

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Creativity and Aging

"We know the value of music, dance, theater, visual arts, poetry, and storytelling, for example. We know the value to the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social well-being of older adults. Research really is showing that creative engagement programs result in better health, fewer falls, reduced hip damage, fewer doctor visits, and diminished visual problems." — […]

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Traveling 50+

With the kids grown and a bit more time on their hands, hitting the open road is something many 50+ people dream of. Below are books in our collection that take into consideration the needs of the seasoned traveler.                                                       *Click on the covers […]

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A Bit of Romance for the Seasoned Soul!

Romance movies are fun year round! It can be a bit tricky when the main characters become the same age as your children....or your nieces and nephews. Some of the movies on this list are oldies and some are new, all have seasoned (over 50) actors!                      […]

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A Senior Poet

April is National Poetry Month. Lately, I have been noticing that my body has aches and pains that I've never had before. Below is a link to a lovely gentleman, Dan Gordon reciting his poem about that very subject! A gentle reminder to travel this journey with grace and a dollop of humor! Dan Gordon's […]

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April is a great month for seniors in Arapahoe County!

There are three excellent events to help seniors in the community to learn about their health and resources to make life easier. • Resource Fair for Seniors at Koelbel Library Friday, April 14th 10am-12pm Koelbel Library; 5955 S Holly St, Centennial Co 80121 303-542-7279 An “open-house” style fair featuring local resources. Come early from 9-10:30 […]

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Reinventing yourself…it’s never too late!

Change is never easy. It can be scary, messy and risky. Add being over fifty to the equation and the thought of change can be downright paralyzing. Fear not, change can actually be quite good for a person. Change helps us to challenge our fears, to expand our thinking and to reach out beyond our […]

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Have a Dementia Friendly Holiday Season

The holiday season is often filled with lots of activities and visits with family and friends. It truly can be the most wonderful time of the year! This might not be the case for people with dementia and those who are their primary caregivers. Family members often don't know what to do and sometimes are […]

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