Month: June 2015

  • Seniors in Charge – Better Believe it!

    A senior woman and man explore a Braille cell with touch

    by Diane McGeorge

    (Editor’s Note: Seniors in Charge is a five day sleep shade training for Colorado seniors. It is offered three times per year and two of those sessions participants stay in our McGeorge Mountain Terrace Apartments. This gives us the opportunity to work with Seniors from outside the Denver Metro area. The goal, as with everything at the Center, is independence.)

    Once again, Duncan Larsen, director of senior Services for the Colorado Center for the Blind, has planned and carried out our Seniors in Charge program.  She started this eight years ago but it doesn’t seem possible it has been happening that long. … Read the rest “Seniors in Charge – Better Believe it!”


  • Our Legacy Garden: Planting Day 2015

    Man wearing sleepshades breaks clods of soil between his hands

    Summer Tuesdays are gardening days at the Center, but with all the rain (and even a couple of late snows) it came down to June 2 as the drop-dead date for planting this year. It was just too wet till that late Tuesday to consider digging and planting.

    For many years now we’ve had the great fortune to work with a group of Arapahoe County Master Gardeners, and every student gets the opportunity to plant, cultivate and harvest in our garden. With only one day to do it, Kimberley organized everyone into groups that would have half an hour to spend planting.… Read the rest “Our Legacy Garden: Planting Day 2015”


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