Media & Press Releases

If you are a member of the media or are interested in issues facing Colorado seniors, The Colorado Gerontological Society is committed to providing information and research to promote discourse and policy.

The Society frequently issues press releases on topics of particular relevance to seniors, caregivers and professionals in aging. Since 2001 a monthly column has appeared in senior newspapers authored by Executive Director Eileen Doherty.

Below find the archived press releases since 2001. For more information on any topic, or for updated information, please call 303-333-3482.

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2014 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2014 – Preventing Hospital Readmissions
Feb. 2014 – Medicaid Changes for 2014
Mar. 2014 – Potential Property Tax Rebate Increase
Apr. 2014 – Salute to Seniors Features Resources and Fun
May 2014 – Fab 4 Play at Salute to Seniors
Jun. 2014 – Seniors Enjoy Support of Legislature
2013 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2013 – Seniors Eligible for Medicare Help
Feb. 2013 – Elder Abuse Legislation Proposed
Mar. 2013 – Beaver Cleaver Comes to Salute to Seniors
Apr. 2013 – Great Resources for Seniors at Salute to Seniors
May 2013 – Update on the 2013 Colorado Legislative Session
Jun. 2013 – Changes to Medicare Medical Supply Rules
Jul. 2013 – Medicare Savings Stretches Your Dollars
Aug. 2013 – Where to Find Resources for Aging?
Sep. 2013 – Medicare Experts to Provide Answers on 2014 Changes
Oct. 2013 – Medicare Beneficiaries Pay Extra for Hospital Observation Admittance
Nov. 2013 – Home Care Licensure Will Protect Seniors
Dec. 2013 – Social Security and Medicare Increases for 2014
2012 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2012 – Protections for Seniors With Powers of Attorney
Feb. 2012 – How to Move Out of A Nursing Home
Mar. 2012 – Molly Brown’s Granddaughter to Present at Salute to Seniors
Apr. 2012 – Salute to Seniors Next Month!
May 2012 – Senior Property Tax Exemption Reinstated
Jun. 2012 – Resources for Moving Parents
Jul. 2012 – New Precedent for Family Nursing Home Cost Liability
Aug. 2012 – Standardized Advanced Directives Available
Sep. 2012 – Find Help for Medicare Plan Choices
Oct. 2012 – Thousands Face New Extra Help for Prescription Drug Changes
Nov. 2012 – $3 Million Available for Senior Dental Help
Dec. 2012 – Social Security Rise Offset By Medicare Costs
2011 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2011 – New Rules for Reverse Mortgages
Feb. 2011 – Join us at the Salute to Seniors
Mar. 2011 – Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert Upcoming
May 2011 – Resources for Family Caregivers
Jun. 2011 – Coloradoans Oppose Social Security Cuts
Jul. 2011 – Thousands of Seniors Eligible for Medicare Help
Aug. 2011 – Rebates and Help for 2012 Medicare Part D
Sep. 2011 – Medicare Enrollment Season and Medicare Monday
Oct. 2011 – Thousands Lose LEAP Eligibility
Nov. 2011 – Holiday Spirit of Giving
Dec. 2011 – Seniors Eligible for $1500 towards Medicare
2010 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2010 – Home Care Agencies Begin Licensing
Feb. 2010 – Designated Beneficiary Law
Mar. 2010 – Colorado Budget Cuts and Seniors
Apr. 2010 – Peter Yarrow at the Salute to Seniors!
May 2010 – Tips for Caregiving
Jun. 2010 – Elder Abuse and Consumer Protections
Jul. 2010 – CGS Turns 30
Aug. 2010 – History of the Colorado Gerontological Society
Sep. 2010 – Cliff Dougal Remembered
Oct. 2010 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Dec. 2010 – Medicare Cuts and Health Care Reform
2009 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2009 – Nursing Home Quality Star Ratings
Feb. 2009 – The Medicare Savings Programs
Mar. 2009 – Social Security Stimulus Payments
Apr. 2009 – Shirley Jones at the Salute to Seniors!
May 2009 – Come to the Salute to Seniors
Jun. 2009 – New Law for Powers of Attorney
Jul. 2009 – Senior Property Tax Exemption Cut
Aug. 2009 – Proposed Health Care Reform
Sep. 2009 – Changes to Medicare Supplement Policies
Oct. 2009 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Dec. 2009 – Changes to Medicare Savings Program
2008 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2008 – New Medicaid Eligibility Limits
Feb. 2008 – Social Security Stimulus Payments
Apr. 2008 – The Ink Spots! at the Salute to Seniors
May 2008 – New Home Care Licensure Requirements
Jun. 2008 – Long Term Care Planning
Jul. 2008 – Legislative Summary (2008)
Aug. 2008 – VA Aid and Attendance Program
Sep. 2008 – Help With Drug Costs
Oct. 2008 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Dec. 2008 – Property Tax, Rent and Heat Rebates
2007 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2007 – Annual Tax Rebates
Feb. 2007 – Complying With Prescription Drug Orders
Apr. 2007 – The Four Aces at the Salute to Seniors
May 2007 – Legislative Summary (2007)
May 2007 – Salute to Seniors
Jun. 2007 – Property Tax Exemption
Jul. 2007 – Home Care and You
Aug. 2007 – Abusing the Power of Attorney
Sep. 2007 – Finding a Caregiver
Oct. 2007 – LEAP Season Begins
Nov. 2007 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Dec. 2006 – Uses for a Power of Attorney
2006 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2006 – Problems Enrolling in Part D
Feb. 2006 – Changes to Medicaid Eligibility
Apr. 2006 – Enroll in Part D at the Salute to Seniors
May 2006 – Changes to Medicaid Recertification
Jun. 2006 – Property Tax Exemption
Jul. 2006 – Locked In to Part D
Aug. 2006 – New ID and Citizenship Requirements
Oct. 2006 – LEAP Season Begins
Nov. 2006 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Dec. 2006 – New Medicare Advantage Plans
2005 Senior Newspaper Articles
Feb. 2005 – Medicaid and Spouses
Mar. 2005 – Finding Caregivers
Apr. 2005 – Educational Programs at the Salute to Seniors
May. 2005 – New Benefits Available for Some Seniors
Jun. 2005 – 25th Annual CGS Conference
Jun. 2005 – Low Income Subsidy for Rx Drugs
Jun. 2005 – Property Tax Exemption Restored
Jul. 2005 – Senior Resource Guidebook Now Available
Aug. 2005 – LEAP Season to Begin
Sep. 2005 – Medicare Part D to Launch
Oct. 2005 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Oct. 2005 – Choosing A Prescription Drug Plan
Nov. 2005 – Enrolling in Part D
Dec. 2005 – White House Conference on Aging
2004 Senior Newspaper Articles
Feb. 2004 – Seniors Interest At Legislature
Mar. 2004 – Property Tax, Rent, Heat Rebate
Apr. 2004 – Medicare Reform
May. 2004 – Education at the Salute to Seniors
Jun. 2004 – How to Choose a Medicare Discount Card
Jul. 2004 – Medicare Prescription Drug Discounts
Aug. 2004 – Medicaid Spousal Protection
Sep. 2004 – Medicare Cancer Prescription Drug Coverage
Oct. 2004 – LEAP Season Begins
Nov. 2004 – Premium Increases for Medicare
Dec. 2004 – Results of Colorado Needs Assessment
2003 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2003 – Annual Senior Tax Rebates
Feb. 2003 – Medicaid Home Care Cuts
Mar. 2003 – Advance End-of-Life Planning
Apr. 2003 – The Ink Spots! at the Salute to Seniors
Jun. 2003 – Medicaid Eligibility Form ULTC 100.2
Jul. 2003 – Medicare Prescription Drug Bill
Aug. 2003 – Prescription Drug Compliance
Sep. 2003 – Medicaid Transportation
Oct. 2003 – NO on Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Nov. 2003 – LEAP Season Begins
Dec. 2003 – CGS Annual Conference
Dec. 2003 – Medicare Part D Passes Congress
2002 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2002 – Annual Senior Tax Rebates
Feb. 2002 – Prescription Drug Costs
Mar. 2002 – Predatory Lending
Apr. 2002 – Arthur Duncan at the Salute to Seniors
May 2002 – Resources for Eldercare at the Salute to Seniors
Jun. 2002 – Financial Planning and Workshops
Jul. 2002 – Legislative Session Review (2002)
Aug. 2002 – Medicaid Budget Cuts
Sep. 2002 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Nov. 2002 – LEAP Season Begins
Dec. 2002 – Seniors Advocacy Coalition
2001 Senior Newspaper Articles
Jan. 2001 – Annual Senior Tax Rebates
Feb. 2001 – Prescription Assistance for Military
Mar. 2001 – Myron Floren at the Salute to Seniors
Apr. 2001 – Legislative Session and Seniors (2001)
Jun. 2001 – Seniors Dental Clinic
Jul. 2001 – Medicaid Asset Transfer Obstacles
Aug. 2001 – Nursing Home Reform
Sep. 2001 – Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Oct. 2001 – Medicare Monday Seminar
Nov. 2001 – Rehabilitation After A Stroke
Dec. 2001 – Holiday Baskets for Needy Seniors