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Free Screenings at this week’s 9Health Fair from 7:00 am until 12 noon, Thursday, April 7, 2016 right here at Someren Glen Retirement Community, 4751 E Costilla Avenue, Centennial, CO 80122. Learn more at 9healthfair.org

• Ask a Medical Question and Get a Referral

• Ask a Pharmacist

• Blood Chemistry Screening (Blood Draw)

• Blood Count Screening (Blood Draw)

• Blood Pressure Screening

• Body Fat Skinfold Screening

• Breast Screening

• Colon Cancer Screening Kit

• Diabetes Risk Assessment / Education

• First Aid

• Hearing Screening

• Height/Weight/Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening

• Hemoglobin A1c Screening (Blood Draw)

• Metabolic Syndrome Screening

• Nutrition Screening

• Pap Smear Screening

• Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) (Men Only Blood Draw)

• Screening Information Booth

• Spinal Screening (Chiropractic)

• Spinal Screening (Orthopedic)

• Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy Screening (Blood Draw)

*Screenings offered may change based on medical professional availability. Please check back before you attend the 9Health Fair.

Now what? It’s over. Time to put all the decorations away, time to re-read all the cards and letters, time to wonder what Jane/Larry/Sally/Bill were thinking when they gave you the sweater/had/scarf/picture, etc. Time to decide what you’re going to. Read More…

It is not easy for most when circumstances of life move us from home; it’s a tough transition. How difficult to wake up one day and find you are living in an apartment all by yourself, in a new community,. Read More…

More than 5 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s in the United States today! That number is staggering and is sure to increase with the aging of baby boomers. Fortunately, Alzheimer’s disease is receiving a lot of attention in. Read More…

I recently read this on Facebook. It is from a site called Back Towards Light. “The tragedy of life is not death….but what we let die inside of us while we live.” A resident recently told me, “I may be. Read More…

Denver older adults are most concerned about maintaining their physical and mental health and about losing memory, according to a recently released United States of Aging Survey. This is the fourth year for the survey, conducted by the National Association. Read More…

Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 Earnest Robert “Bob” Niekerk’s love for Christian Living Communities ran deep, recalls his son, Darwin. For. Read More…

When we think of “communion,” we hear the words of Jesus, “this is my body broken for you; this is my blood poured out for you” (Luke 22:19-20). It is in the brokenness of Jesus that we find healing for. Read More…

Dementia is a challenge for many older adults. This article by Andrew Steward, the former Masterpiece Living Lifestyle Coordinator for Clermont Park Retirement Community, provides some hope for those who struggle with dementia. Through my clinical experience in hospice care. Read More…

By Carol Hodges, Holly Creek resident (second from the left) I was both honored and more than a bit hesitant when I was invited to speak on a resident panel at the 2015 Masterpiece Living Lyceum, which ran April 15-17. Read More…

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