Senior Choices

SAVVY SENIOR – How to help your overmedicated parent

Dear Savvy Senior,  My 75-year-old mother is currently taking 16 different prescription and OTC medications and I’m worried she’s taking way too many drugs. Can you suggest any resources that can help us? Worried Daughter Dear Worried, Unfortunately, millions of older Americans are taking way too many medications today, which raises their risk of dangerous …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Does Medicare cover mobility scooters or wheelchairs?

Dear Savvy Senior, I have arthritis in my hips and knees and have a difficult time getting around anymore. What do I need to do to get a Medicare-covered electric-powered scooter or wheelchair?  Need a Ride Dear Need, If you’re enrolled in original Medicare, getting an electric-powered mobility scooter or wheelchair that’s covered by Medicare …

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A focus on people

SUBMITTED BY ASCENT LIVING COMMUNITIES Ascent Living Communities is a Colorado-based senior living owner and operator. Our focus is on our residents—their comfort, wellbeing, and desire for independence and a full life. Our associates are the best in the business. Our senior living communities transform high hospitality into warm, inviting places to call home. Our …

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Online renewals for Coloradans ages 66+ now open for good

Driver’s License Electronic Renewal By Seniors Act also simplifies drive time logs rules With the implementation of the Driver’s License Electronic Renewal By Seniors Act (HB21-1139), Colorado seniors now have the permanent ability to renew their driver license or identification card online. Coloradans ages 66 and older can renew their driver license or ID online …

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