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... more »
Last week's explosion of a gas pipeline in San Bruno, California has shed light on a situation that experts say exists in many communities across the country.
The section of pipeline that ruptured was built in 1956 -- when the neighborhood contained just a handful of homes. Since then,... more »
If you want to tell Sen. Mark Udall how Congress should be running the county, you'll get your chance Friday and Saturday. The senator has events planned in both Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
Sen. Udall will begin his events with a field hearing of the Senate's Special Committee on... more »
The riches of the golden years are all too often stolen. As we age our chances of being afflicted with dementia go up dramatically and it can creep up on you.
"Maybe your memory is not quite as sharp as usual, your problem solving skills are not quite as... more »
If you want your voice heard, Rep. Dennis Apuan will hold a town hall meeting on senior issues Saturday at Ruth Holley Library, 685 North Murray Blvd. in Colorado Springs. The meeting will be held 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
Expert panelists from Colorado AARP and the Pikes Peak Council... more »
Americans Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak won the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer.
It was the first time two women... more »