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Holiday Season at the Center

Two people roll cookie dough into balls

The holiday season is always a busy time as well as a family time, and it’s no different with our Colorado Center for the Blind family. While many were preoccupied with Cyber Monday, we brought in our tree and decorated it in the meeting room. Cookies were baking in all three ovens in the kitchen. […]

Holiday Message from the Director

Two men and a womanadd sleepshades and white cane to their snow person that has a carrot nose.

We at the Colorado Center for the Blind appreciate your support! As a result of Colorado gives day we raised over $20,000. These funds will make it possible for us to serve more kids this summer in our Confidence camp and will also provide us with funds so that we can meet more seniors who […]

Seniors: The Work Goes On After the Camera Goes Off

Senior points to the furry white fringe of the Christmas stocking as a man holds the red toe

While we received exciting coverage on 9News at the Center along with National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) for Colorado Gives Day, and tracked our total as it rose, Tuesday, December 8 was a lot like every other day at the Center. That is, business as usual while potentially life-altering – one small step […]

Colorado Gives Day on December 8!

Colorado Gives Day ad for December 8, 2015

It’s only a month away – Colorado Gives Day 2015, and a great opportunity to support our programs and philosophy at the Colorado Center for the Blind! You know that we don’t just teach blindness skills, as important as they are, but aim for that belief in those blindness skills that lead to confidence and […]

I’m Not Staying in my room anymore!

A young man gives a senior woman a cane lesson on the stairs

Six remarkable women made up our late-summer Seniors in Charge the week of August 31 to September 4. Ranging in age from 58 to 90, it didn’t take long to figure out that each of them were accomplished, dynamic people, and had been all their lives. They came to Seniors in Charge because they intend […]

Another Tick Toward Fall

Two women practice the use of a file on a white stone

The days are hot, but the mornings increasingly cool, almost chilly, and the hot air stirs in the evening. The sound of those breezes, the sound of the leaves, has changed, though – just another tick toward fall. So we started up art classes with Ann Cunningham again on Monday afternoons and martial arts with […]

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, […]