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Aging with Altitude is recorded in the Pikes Peak region with a focus on topics of aging interest across the country.  We talk about both the everyday and novel needs and approaches to age with altitude whether you’re in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida or Leadville, Colorado.  The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging is the producer.  Learn more at Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging.

Aug 31, 2022

This episode was recorded in June for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

El Paso County Colorado has one of the busiest Adult Protective Services (APS) offices in the State if not the Nation.  With over 3300 cases this past year, it is hard to believe that this number is actually lower than previous years.  APS notes...


Aug 31, 2022

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counselor Roma Costanza discusses how to avoid being a victim of Medicare fraud.  One message, Protect Your Card.  Learn about Senior Medicare Patrol and SHIP.  Taxpayers want to see tax dollars working for us, unfortunately Medicare fraud hurts with increased costs to the program...


Jun 9, 2022

Families continue to learn daily how to live with a family member or friend who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.  Last year 5 million Americans were diagnosed, this year over 6 million.  The disease is devastating but we can learn to live better.  RoseMary Jaramillo, Regional Director for the Central and Southern...


May 27, 2022

A special day for seniors with a complimentary lunch and live music.  The Westside Community Center knows how to host a fun time.  Andrea Fuller, Marketing Coordinator with the Center, highlights the types of resources and experiences for older adults that also includes a flea market and other unique activities.


May 11, 2022

Many older adults find purpose in volunteering, and then some need the support of volunteers to help them age with dignity.  Cory Smith, Project Manager with COS I Love You is responsible for rallying congregations in the region to provide priceless volunteer services to residents.  From helping new moms, to...