Sid Wilson: A Guiding Light

Sid Wilson: A Guiding Light

Life has a way of leading us to the paths we are destined for, even if these paths are different from the ones we started on. Sid Wilson, a Brooklyn, New York native, found himself at a crossroads when at 50, his company of 14 years started to downsize. He decided to...

Rosalind Alston: Public Servant at Heart

Rosalind Alston: Public Servant at Heart

Like many baby sisters, Rosalind “Roz” Alston looked up to her big brother. So much so that when it was time to go off to college, the Columbia, Tennessee native followed in her brother’s footsteps and studied computer programming. The training prepared her for a...

Trish Laub: It’s a matter of perspective

Trish Laub: It’s a matter of perspective

We’ve all experienced how life takes unexpected turns. Work, relationships, health - all kinds of things can change without warning. However, the unexpected opportunities can add up to something bigger. Trish Laub can attest to this. “It’s spooky,” she says about how...

Janis Pluss: Adapting to what comes next

Janis Pluss: Adapting to what comes next

Some skills take time and practice. It’s like yoga. You repeatedly stretch and eventually you can stretch a little further. In the process, you learn that what is possible can change from day to day. You learn to adapt. Right now, we are all scrambling to adapt. We...

Rural workforce survey participants needed

Rural workforce survey participants needed

Perhaps you’ve felt that your voice isn’t heard by decision-makers and elected officials in Denver. Many of us older adults have been or want to be in the workforce and many people in rural areas have felt this acutely and persistently. Now, on an important and urgent...

Tamara Rhone: Village Historian

Tamara Rhone: Village Historian

Denver native Tamara Rhone says she was “predestined” to be a teacher. More of a calling than a career choice for her, she shared knowledge and mentored youth over 43 years, until retiring from Denver Public Schools in 2009. Yet even in retirement, she can’t stay out...

Health equity for all ages

Health equity for all ages

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health inequities within our community. As we continue to re-open the state, we have an obligation to look at the health impacts of the decisions we make to identify how to create more equitable environments for everyone. Health...