How to help your elderly parent with their finances

Dear Savvy Senior, What tips can you offer on helping an elderly parent with their finances? My 84-yearold father is having trouble keeping up with his bills and insurance, and I just found out that he’s been making contributions to a suspicious charity. Reluctant Daughter. Dear Reluctant, Many adult children serve as financial helpers to …

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Coloradans have received 1.2 million vaccinations

BY FREDA MIKLIN GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Statewide, 844 providers have administered 1,178,197 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, split evenly between manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna, as of February 21. Individually, 797,634 Coloradans have received at least the first dose of the vaccine and 379,144 of those people have gotten both. Although the U.S. Census Bureau tells us …

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Colorado Municipal League hears from Gov. Polis

BY FREDA MIKLIN GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER The Colorado Municipal League (CML) was founded in 1923 and counts as members more than 97% of the state’s municipalities. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides services and resources, including education and lobbying, to assist municipal officials in managing their governments and serving the cities and towns of …

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CDPHE is trying hard to get Coloradans vaccinated

BY FREDA MIKLIN GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On December 30, Rachel Herlihy, M.D. and CDPHE state epidemiologist, Eric France, M.D., CDPHE chief medical officer presented updated information about how the COVID-19 vaccines are being delivered and the new variant of the virus first discovered in the U.S. in Colorado.   A new priority chart for delivering the …

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Creek Pitcher Alexandra Gruitch earns a full-ride to the University of Maine

When we last saw Alexandra (Alex) Gruitch (Villager Newspaper, Volume 36, Number 28, May 31, 2018), daughter of Jeff and Elise Gruitch and granddaughter of Villager favorite Edie Marks, she had just finished her freshman year at Cherry Creek High School having earned a varsity letter in fastpitch softball. On December 16, Alex signed a …

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