Reframing Aging: Designing an initiative in your own community

We all know that ageism is rampant, directed at both older and younger people, and affects our health, financial security and the economy. That’s why Changing the Narrative started in 2018, with funding from NextFifty Initiative and Rose Community Foundation. We...
Ed Dwight: High Flyer, Artist & Renaissance Man

Ed Dwight: High Flyer, Artist & Renaissance Man

Denver resident Ed Dwight is what you would call a renaissance man. A phenom! At 87 years old, he is actively working and has worked for more than seven decades across varied careers—achieving remarkable success at every turn. Born during the height of the depression...
Knocking stereotypes out of the park: the Colorado Peaches

Knocking stereotypes out of the park: the Colorado Peaches

Team sports have the capacity to bring out the best in us. It turns out that this is true no matter your age. If you have any doubts, you need to meet the Colorado Peaches. The Colorado Peaches Senior Women’s Softball Club was founded in 1991. Along the way, they’ve...
Amy Siegel: Experience makes the difference

Amy Siegel: Experience makes the difference

Life doesn’t stop at a certain age. Older adults are still growing and learning, despite how they are often portrayed. This comes up every time we interview older adults. Amy Siegel is a prime example. Amy spent most of her career in graphic design in a corporate...