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VOL. 16 // ISSUE 10 // OCTOBER 2017

AGING WELL IN BROOMFIELD Active Adult Trips Fitness Programs Living in Balance Resource Fair

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Focuses on Gifts of Gratitude


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Broomfield is extremely fortunate to have numerous activities for active adults through the Broomfield Recreation Department. Active adult activities include athletics, dance, fitness, special events, and trips.

22 FEATURES 14 One Book, One Broomfield – Community Reading

Program Kicks Off in October

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20 It’s Halloween! Time for Fun Fall Family Activities 24 Fitness Programs for Aging Well in Broomfield 26 Broomfield’s 5th Annual Living In Balance Resource Fair

Welcomes All Ages

28 Annual FISH Luncheon Focuses on Gifts of Gratitude

DEPARTMENTS 06 From the Editor 08 Connect with The Broomfielder™ 10 Local Happenings 18 Tips for a Healthier You


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FROM THE

Angels in Broomfield

Who Deserves Your Thanks?

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all is here and Broomfield is bustling in October! This issue is packed full of information about special events and activities happening all month long in our community. From fall festivals and Halloween fun, to music and fundraising events from multiple local organizations, there is something for everyone. Here at the magazine we are always looking a little bit ahead and into the next month – and even the month after that. This November we are trying a new holidayinspired feature called, “Angels in Broomfield.” Basically we want to give you, our readers and fellow Broomfielders, a chance to recognize and appreciate a friend or neighbor who makes life better for others in Broomfield. There are several awards and recognition programs throughout the community designed to honor and appreciate people who make Broomfield a better place – often in very visible ways. We are envisioning something a little different here. Do you know someone who selflessly gives to the community? Do you have a friend who you admire for their commitment to a cause or organization? Does your friend help others in the neighborhood and simply make their own corner of the world a better place? Is there someone who inspires you with their generosity of time, treasure or talent? We are looking for those quiet, unsung local angels who embody giving and deserve a round of thanks. We will feature as many short appreciations as space allows. Inclusion will be determined by The Broomfielder magazine staff.

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EDITOR Tina Eichner

ART DIRECTOR/DESIGN Matthew Clark

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COMMUNITY OCTOBER 31

The 7th Annual A Precious Child’s Heroes Luncheon brings together business leaders, community members, and elected officials to honor individuals currently making a difference in the lives of children in need, and also inspires others to learn more about A Precious Child and the vital work of the organization. The luncheon will be held at the Omni Interlocken Resort from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and includes an inspirational program. There is no cost to attend, but donations are appreciated. All members of the community are welcome. Join A Precious Child in congratulating this year’s Hero Award recipients: Ray & Becky Torres. The keynote address will be provided by Ramon Alvarez, Regional Vice President of Aramark. A Precious Child provides children in need with opportunities and resources to empower them to achieve their full potential and envisions a future where every child grows up to be a secure, self-reliant, contributing member of their community. To achieve its goals, A Precious Child partners with more than 300 agency partners, such as, schools, health and human services, foster care organizations, hospitals, fire and police departments, churches, nonprofits, and shelters. By partnering with these organizations, A Precious Child is able to amplify its impact and serve a greater number of children and families in the most need. The organization is headquartered in Broomfield, and serves clients living in eight Denver Metro counties including, Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, and Weld Counties. For more information visit www.apreciouschild.org.

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The Cancer Support Group meets at 5:30 p.m. at Broomfield’s Health and Human Services Building at 100 Spader Way in Broomfield. The group provides a time and space for patients, survivors, caregivers, and family members of any cancer diagnosis to connect with one another and receive information on resources and support. Light snacks provided. RSVP Required. Email Jane at jane.harris@ cancer.org or call 720-588-6415.

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The annual Broomfield Library Friends Foundation (BLFF) Big Book Sale will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Broomfield Audi and Broomfield Library lobbies at 3 Community Park Road. Selections will include all genres, paperbacks and hardbacks, plus CDs and DVDs. With great deals to be found, this is a good opportunity to start your holiday shopping or stock up on cold-weather reading. Copies of this year’s One Book, One Broomfield selection, Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, will also be available. Proceeds support library programs.

OCTOBER 19 Join the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for a fundraising breakfast or lunch at the Light of Hope Event to learn more about CASA and the valuable work performed on behalf of children in our community. CASA is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization that trains and supervises community volunteers to represent the best interests of our most vulnerable citizens - child victims of physical, sexual or emotional abuse and neglect. Volunteer CASA Advocates are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court. The desired result is that children are placed into safe, loving homes where they can thrive. Both the breakfast (7:30 a.m.) and the lunch (11:30 a.m.) will be held at Stonebrook Manor, 650 East 124th Avenue, Thornton. To register visit www. casa17th.org/menus/light-of-hope.html

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Community Reading Program Kicks Off in October By Kristen Beckman

This month, Broomfield residents will unite in the annual One Book, One Broomfield program, in which the community collectively reads one book and explores its themes through a variety of events.

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his year’s book is “Dark Matter,” by Colorado author Blake Crouch, whose “Wayward Pines” trilogy was recently adapted for television. A science fiction title, “Dark Matter” is a different kind of story than some of the books previously featured in the One Book program, said Gigi Yang, manager of adult services at the Broomfield Library. “With growing interest in STEM and technology, it is a highly relevant and timely topic for the Broomfield community,” said Yang. “’Dark Matter’ is a suspenseful thriller that introduces some intriguing ideas about parallel universes and quantum mechanics. At the same time, it’s a very accessible human story about life choices and what we value.” Planning for the program begins early in the year when a committee of library staff, citizens, volunteers from the Broomfield Library Friends Foundation, the library board, and the mayor begin reading about 30 books nominated by library staff and through patron suggestions to ultimately choose which book the community will read. Criteria for selection include the length of the book, publication date, literary merit, and relevance to the Broomfield community. Last year, 631 people read Broomfield’s One Book selection, which was “Grandma Gatewood’s Walk” by Ben Montgomery. The library hopes to engage even more residents this year with programs that accommodate up to 820 participants. “While our biggest hope is that many, many people in the community will read the book and engage in discussions with their neighbors and friends, we also offer a month of events at the library that encourage people to explore facets of the book more deeply and connect with new people and new ideas,” said Yang. The library has planned a variety of events to engage readers in various themes of the book, including a history of quantum mechanics on October 5, escape room challenges on October 7, and a screening of Groundhog Day October 10. The program will culminate with an author presentation on November 2 at the Broomfield Auditorium. “For ‘Dark Matter,’ we picked the Chicago setting, quantum mechanics​, life choices, and suspense. Some programs are informative — such as the presentations on quantum mechanics and Chicago/Denver architecture,” said Yang. “Others are entertaining, like the Escape Room, which creates the tense atmosphere and feeling of suspense throughout ‘Dark Matter.’” Programming also centers on a primary theme of the book, which is the question “Are you happy with your life?” Hands-on workshops will allow participants to explore their own lives, said Yang. A workshop October 8 will allow participants to write memoirs and life reflections, and a community art project running during the entire program will allow participants to contribute their thoughts on turning points in their lives, she said. The library has about 80 copies of the book available for checkout, and residents can also choose CD audiobook or downloadable electronic versions. Registration is required for many One Book events. Visit www.broomfield.org for more information.


COMMUNITY OCTOBER 05

Returning for the 8th year, Dancing with the Broomfield Stars features eight Broomfield “stars” partnered with a dance instructor for the show. Doors at the 1st Bank Center open at 5:30 p.m. with food served until 6:45 p.m. and the show starting at 7:00 p.m. Attendees “vote” for their favorite dancers with money and the couple bringing in the most money will be declared the winner. All proceeds benefit the Broomfield Community Foundation. Local restaurants will provide food tastings. Food, parking, and the show are included in the ticket price. Show your community spirit and join this evening of fun and entertainment! Visit www.broomfieldfoundation.org for details and tickets.

OCTOBER 12

Don’t miss the FRIENDS of Broomfield Annual Variety Show, “Inspired,” as program participants share their many talents at 7:00 p.m. at the Broomfield Auditorium. Tickets are $20.00 per person for audience members and $10.00 for show participants. Tickets are available at the door. The lobby opens at 6:15 p.m. All proceeds benefit FRIENDS of Broomfield. For details visit www.friendsofbroomfield.org.

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OCTOBER 19

The Broomfield Genealogy Society will host a presentation on “Sources or Clues? Pitfalls of Using Published Genealogies and Online Trees,” at 6:30 p.m. at the Broomfield Library. What happens when we just copy and use what is in published sources and online trees? This presentation will illustrate the confusion and proliferation of errors that result if proper caution isn’t practiced when using these sources. The featured speaker is Julie Miller, a board-certified genealogist and genealogical lecturer. She is a full-time researcher, lecturer, and writer. Julie speaks on a wide variety of genealogy subjects both locally and nationally. For information contact: kyudnich@yahoo.com

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OCTOBER 24 The Children’s Library and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you several art-making workshops through Children’s Art Stop on the Go. Don’t miss this Tuesday visit to the Broomfield Library at 4:00 p.m. Children can express themselves through a variety of art media, with an emphasis on creativity and fun. Registration is required. Call the Children’s Library at 720-887-2315 to register and for more information.

OCTOBER 26 Spellbinders, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to restoring the art of oral storytelling to connect elders to youth, weaving together the wisdom of diverse cultures throughout time. Its members will be telling Halloween stories at “Spooky Tales Nite,” an event at Anythink Library in Thornton from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 pm. This event is appropriate and fun for families, and attendees are invited to wear their costumes. For information visit www.spellbinders.org/

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The Broomfield Symphony Orchestra Season opens at 7:30 p.m. at the Broomfield Auditorium with Glinka’s Russlan and Ludmilla  Overture, the Brahms First Symphony, and guest soloist Hsaio-Ling Lin performing the Grieg Piano Concerto. Ticket prices: Adult $20, Senior (65+) $17, Student (12-22) $8, Child (under 12) $4. For more information visit www.broomfieldsymphony. org or call 303-912-1649.

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It’s Halloween! Time for

Fun Fall Family Activities By Elizabeth Buckingham

Themed family costumes? Check. Treat bags? Check. But where to go now? If you’re searching for fun Halloween events this year, look no further than your local community. From costume parties to trick-or-treat streets and haunted pumpkin patches, local businesses are pulling out all the stops to make this your family’s best Halloween yet. 20

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Rock Creek Farm

Rock Creek Farm, a perennial Broomfield family favorite, opens to the public on Saturday, September 30. The 100-acre local farm offers a wide variety of fun fall activities for both kids and adults. Families can harvest their own pumpkins, get lost in a corn maze, visit with farm animals and more. Rock Creek also offers an extra-spooky corn maze in the dark – bring your flashlights! Admission and parking at Rock Creek Farm is free; prices for pumpkins, corn maze, and other activities vary. Food and drink is available for purchase. Visit www.rockcreekfarm.com for additional details, hours, and pricing.

The WOW! Children’s Museum

The WOW! Children’s Museum in Lafayette offers an annual Halloween party; this year, the party will be held on Friday, October 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event features fun learning stations with games, crafts, and science experiments, plus a costume parade. Goodie bags, snacks, and prizes will be provided and dinner will be available for purchase, and a professional photographer will be on hand to capture all the excitement. The event is appropriate for kids between one and ten years old; admission is $11 per child and $5 per adult, with a discount for museum members. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.wowchildrensmuseum.org.

Anderson Farms

Anderson Farms, a family-owned farm in Erie, opened a small pumpkin patch in 1997 and created the first corn maze in Colorado in 1999. Now, their Fall Festival is one of the community’s most fun fall traditions; this year, the Fall Festival runs from September 20 through October 31. Admission to the Fall Fest includes entrance to a 30-acre corn maze, complete with three maze games, plus a hayride in a wagon pulled by a vintage Oliver tractor. Go-karts, a barrel train, pumpkin launching, a tire fort, and other carnival games are included in the ticket price, too. Pumpkins, gourds, and fall decorations are priced by size. For older kids, Anderson Farms also offers Terror in the Corn and Zombie Paintball Hunt; separate tickets are required for these attractions. Learn more at www.andersonfarms.com.

Orchard Town Center

Orchard Town Center, conveniently located at 144th Ave. and I-25, hosts its fourth annual Malloween on Saturday, October 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This Halloween party is perfect for families with kids under twelve years of age. The event will include a trick-or-treat street with over 50 participating businesses, games, music, dancing, and other family-friendly entertainment. Plus, there will be a pet parade and costume contest! Please bring at least one non-perishable food item to donate to Food Bank of the Rockies. Find additional details at www.theorchardtowncenter.com/events.

Bug-A-Boo

Bug-A-Boo, an annual Halloween celebration at the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, takes place during the entire month of October. The event features indoor trick-or-treating, a costume parade, bug learning centers, and entertainment for the whole family. Bug-A-Boo is free for Butterfly Pavilion members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Learn more and buy tickets at www.butterflies.org.

Halloween Spooktacular

The City and County of Broomfield will host the annual Halloween Spooktacular event from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 at the Broomfield Community Center. Come dressed in costume and bring a bag for treats; the event will feature trick-or-treating, carnival games, wagon rides, jumping castles, crafts, and more. Admission is $5 per child in advance and $6 at the door and parents get in free; register by calling 303460-6900 or online at www.broomfield.org.

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DOZENS OF OUTINGS PER MONTH OFFERED THROUGH BROOMFIELD RECREATION’S

ACTIVE ADULT TRIPS By Sara Baker, MS, CSCS

Broomfield is extremely fortunate to have numerous activities for active adults through the Broomfield Recreation Department. Active adult activities include athletics, dance, fitness, special events, and trips. The growing Active Adult Trip Program led by Kim Hollingsworth, the Recreation Coordinator for Active Adults Programs, now offers 60 trips a quarter!

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he term active adult technically refers to anyone 21 and older, but Ms. Hollingsworth said that the average age of those who participate in the trips is between 51-100 years old. There are a variety of trips to participate in, including simple and short trips like trying out new breakfast spots and fine dining restaurants once a month. Longer day trips include touring the Celestial Seasonings headquarters in Boulder, attending a Rockies Games, visiting the Royal Gorge or going into the mountains to see the fall colors. The majority of the registration prices include transportation to and from the venue as well as the entry fee, if required. Food is often not included but available for purchase. If a resident is not able to drive, arrangements can be made to pick the person up at their house and take them to the community center to join the rest of the group for the trip. These trips are often the only way some residents, who are not able to drive, leave their house on a regular basis. Ms. Hollingsworth is currently trying to program for the up and coming Baby Boomers who she sees as wanting more exciting and extended travel trips. For these trips, the Recreation Department works with a travel agency, Premier World Discovery, which specializes in senior tours to coordinate logistics including flights and accommodations. Upcoming extended travel trips include a 9-day trip to see the fall colors and lighthouses of the Great Lakes in Chicago and Mackinac Island in Michigan, as well as a six-day trip to Branson, Memphis, and Nashville for a “Music Cities Christmas.” The extended trip program may be expanded in the future. None of the trips are age specific but a trip exertion scale has been established so participants are aware beforehand how much, sitting, walking, and elevation might be involved. When Ms. Hollingsworth is planning these trips, she spends a lot of time researching what is age appropriate, fun, safe, and affordable. She also looks at current trends in travel and what has been really popular in years past. If a trip was full and there was a long waitlist, she might consider planning the same trip again since everyone probably did not get to go. The trips are open to non-Broomfield residents but residents do get a discount and a two-week advance priority period for registering. Kim said the best part about her job is when patrons return from a trip and let her know that they really enjoyed it and personally thank her. If you or your Broomfield family and friends are looking for some great things to do in Colorado and beyond, check out all the great active adults trips being planned! For more information visit www.broomfield.org/347/Active-Adults-Trips

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FITNESS PROGRAMS for Aging Well in Broomfield By Bette Erickson

It’s estimated that 10,000 people per day turn 65 years old. Aging in America is more appealing than ever. Here in Broomfield, Baby Boomers have healthy options and dozens of opportunities to stay fit, active, and vital.

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ated in Money magazine’s 2016 Best Places to Live in America, Broomfield prioritizes residents’ well being and safety. Residents have access to two recreation centers, more than 8,000 acres of open space, and 281 miles of trails, that’s more trail miles than paved streets in the city. Senior Services, an important division of the City and County of Broomfield, serves hundreds of residents and non-residents through its Healthy Hearts and SilverSneakers® programs, among others. SilverSneakers® is a fitness program offered at no-cost to eligible participants that is helping aging residents shatter stereotypes by staying healthy and active. In Broomfield, SilverSneakers® includes nearly-unlimited access to participating gyms and fitness centers. Free weights, stationary bicycles, treadmills, pools, instructor-led fitness classes, and other amenities are offered at both the Paul Derda Recreation Center and the Broomfield Community Center. Numerous health insurance providers offer SilverSneakers® as part of their wellness programs. A quick phone call to your insurance provider may yield a free gym membership and access to the SilverSneakers® program. New member meetings are routinely offered at both the BCC and the PDRC from September through December and into the following year. If your insurance provider includes access to the SilverSneakers® program, call 303-464-5526 for information about the next scheduled SilverSneakers® New Member orientation meeting. Healthy Hearts is another great opportunity for residents aging well. Healthy Hearts includes both the Healthy Hearts Walking Program and the complementary Healthy Hearts Lunches. The Healthy Hearts lunch program is sponsored by Senior Resources of Broomfield, Inc. and focuses on the importance of proper diet and exercise. Twice each month, on the first and third

Wednesdays, the Lakeshore Café at the BCC, at 280 Spader Way, offers a Healthy Hearts meal for seniors who are residents for $2, and a meal for nonresident seniors for $4.50. Participants under 60 years old are charged $5. Reservations are required. Senior-specific nutrition and wellness information is available during the luncheon with an educational topic presented, sometimes including speakers. Additional information is available by calling 303-464-5526.   The Healthy Hearts Walking Program, which kicked off on September 5 and wraps up November 9, is an opportunity for adults 55 years old and older to participate in accruing miles equivalent to a Walkabout through Australia. From 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at the PDRC, 13201 Lowell Blvd., senior participants warm up, stretch, and walk on the track at their own pace. While no registration is required for the Healthy Hearts Walking Program, attendees who are not SilverSneakers® or PDRC annual pass holders are asked to pay $1 per visit. Staff is on-site to assist during the Healthy Hearts Walking Program and at the completion of the session, attendees celebrate with a party. Kim Hollingsworth, CTRS, Broomfield’s Recreation Coordinator – Active Adult Programs, is the staff contact for the Healthy Hearts Walking Program at 303-464-5536. For information about Broomfield’s SilverSneakers® program or Healthy Hearts, call the Broomfield Community Center at 303-464-5500 or the Paul Derda Recreation Center at 303-460-6900, or visit www.BroomfieldRecreation.com. 

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Here in Broomfield County we have plenty of opportunities to age well and continue our vibrant, active lifestyle. It’s no accident that our senior residents are some of the most successful and active in the Denver metro area. City planners take into account lifestyle elements contributing to successful aging when creating retail, residential, recreational, and business developments.

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n addition, Broomfield Senior Services helps residents age better by providing information and activities, identifying gaps in services offered, all the while advocating for older adults and their caregivers. We’re fortunate to live in a community that prioritizes services for the aging and their caregivers. Lighting up Broomfield’s Community Center again this year is the city’s popular and affordable Living in Balance Resource Fair from 8:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Friday, October 13, at 280 Spader Way 303-464-5500. The event, that includes breakout sessions in the various Community Center conference rooms and dozens of vendors in the gymnasium, features educational exhibits, coffee with Broomfield’s Police Chief Gary Creager, functional medicine presentations, and more. Providing high-quality and relevant information, tools, and resources – there’s something of value offered for everyone. Some 50 vendors will be in attendance and include breakout workshops such as lifelong learning, physical fitness, will-planning and will-making, genealogy, and demystifying Medicare. Vendors representing important topics ranging from mobility and transportation to legal advice and assistance will be on-hand to speak with attendees. Senior needs such as home and yard maintenance, caregiver support, and opportunities to engage are some other topics that will be addressed at Broomfield’s Living in Balance event.

InnovAge in-home senior care will be onsite to answer questions, as will other caregiver services, assisted living, and skilled nursing representatives. There are no age-restrictions for interested participants. The event is targeted toward adults and their caregivers planning for the future or looking to enhance existing services. You may choose to stay for the duration of the resource fair or drop-in to chat with vendors and/or view presentations that interest you. Transportation is available for residents 60-years-old or older by reservation (call 303-464-5534) and qualifying in-home assistance may be provided for caregivers and their loved one (call 303-464-5529 for information). Broomfield and its partner organizations, including Health and Human Services, Recreation Services, and Senior Services, continually evaluate how well existing resources, plans, regulations, programs, and community design features serve its residents who chose to age in place. And the Broomfield Living in Balance Resource Fair is a valuable asset in reaching that goal. The Keynote Speaker, Active Minds, is slated for 1:00 p.m., following lunch. A representative from the organization will do a presentation on "Denver Women in History," concluding the event near 2:00 p.m. The day of activities/speakers/vendors cost $8/resident or $10/non-resident – and includes hot breakfast and boxed lunch, or attend for only $4 without the meals.

For information about the Living in Balance resource fair, go to page 57 in the fall Broomfield Recreation Services Program Brochure or call 303–464–5526. Pre-registration is required.

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Annual FISH Luncheon Focuses on Gifts of Gratitude By Allison Eichner

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roomfield’s food bank, FISH, is still celebrating the opening of its new building at 6 Garden Center and its expanded services, and the organization’s upcoming annual fundraising lunch on October 27 will be focused on supporting FISH’s growth and meeting the resulting community needs. Although FISH only moved a few buildings down from its original location, operations have drastically changed for volunteers and clients. The food pantry has switched from a system where clients order their food and come pick it up, to a self-shop marketplace. The marketplace features walk-in refrigerators, color-coded pantry shelves, and a custom cart return, all in an effort to provide clients with an authentic shopping experience. With more room and more storage FISH can now serve even more neighbors in need. Since the new location opening, families are now allowed to come get food twice a month resulting in a 47% increase in food being distributed. FISH’s outreach also has grown significantly in our community, specifically in emergency financial assistance. Along with being a food bank, FISH provides emergency financial assistance to those in need for rent, utilities, and transportation. In the last 10 months the number of clients seeking financial help has tripled.   Because of such rapid growth, FISH is, now more than

ever, reliant on the support of the Broomfield community. To keep up with the increasing food output and keep the shelves full, volunteers in the marketplace are working to build their Adopt-A-Shelf program. Like an ongoing food drive, when a group or family adopts a shelf they are responsible for stocking and supporting that one food item continually. A shelf can be adopted anywhere from one month to a year by a family, sports team, neighborhood, or business. AdoptA-Shelf is crucial to providing consistency for the clients that come to FISH and ensuring that uncommonly donated items are always in stock. Shelves can be supported simply through a monetary donation or by donating the food itself. As of August 1, the marketplace was most in need of cooking oil, baking items, cereal, hair care products, and deodorant. On Friday, October 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. FISH is hosting its annual Harvest of Hope Luncheon at the Omni Interlocken Hotel. This year’s “Gifts of Gratitude” lunch will feature a program highlighting FISH’s success in the past year, how our community is still in need, and, most importantly, how to help. Harvest of Hope is by far FISH’s largest fundraiser of the year. There is no cost to attend this inspiring event; guests are invited to donate however much they choose at the end of the program.

For more information on attending the Harvest of Hope, details on Adopt-A-Shelf, and other ways to get involved with FISH, visit www.broomfieldfish.org.

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The Silent Generation Advocacy for Broomfield’s Seniors in Need, Today and Tomorrow In recent decades, Broomfield’s business community and residential population has experienced marked and healthy growth driven by large corporations settling and expanding in the area and more and more people discovering our desirable community. From the outside looking in, the general picture of our community is quite comfortable. But with growth, comes growing pains, and for some of our aging friends and neighbors, with the passage of time comes discomfort beyond the normal physical effects of aging. Broomfield’s older adult population has increased over the past decade from 5,446 in 2005 to 10,650 in 2015, essentially doubling in size. In 2015, 16.4% of Broomfield’s population was 60 years of age or older. Broomfield’s residents aged 60 and older will grow 28% between 2015 and 2020 and are projected to reach 13,630 by 2020. Some of these Broomfield neighbors are low income seniors who have unmet needs. You might be surprised to know, for instance, that in 2016, an estimated 11 percent of patrons at local food banks were seniors. Senior Resources of Broomfield (SRB) strives to address the needs of this growing population through fundraising, advocacy, volunteerism, and representation. But the need is growing and so is the call for help. In partnership with the City of Broomfield and the Broomfield community, SRB works to improve the quality of life for seniors and their families by helping them meet unexpected needs through programs including, but not limited to, Meals on Wheels, handyman repair and renovation, medical equipment loans, special needs such as hearing, dental, and vision expenses, and other requests funded on a case-by-case basis. SRB is particularly focused on the nutritional, medical, and social needs of our senior population and strives to support this group in a manner that not only fulfills these needs but also allows seniors to live independently as possible for as long as possible. You may have a family member who has been helped by one of these programs in the past; more likely you or someone you know might need this help in the future. You can help SRB ensure we can answer the call by including us in your annual giving.

We have heard about the greatest generation, the baby boomers, generation X, and millennials but why is it we don’t talk about the Silent Generation?

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he Silent Generation  refers to people who were born between 1925 and 1945. There are several theories as to where the term “Silent Generation” originated. The children who grew up during this time worked very hard and kept quiet. At the time it was commonly expected that children should be seen and not heard. This generation grew up in conditions complicated by war and economic downturn. From 1929 until 1939, Americans suffered through the world economic crisis known as the Great Depression. It was estimated that more than 24% of Americans were unemployed. In addition to being children of war, the Silent Generation also made up a majority of fighters in the Korean War, which was fought from 1950 until 1953 and led to the division of Korea into North and South Korea The silent generation brought the strong work ethic of their parents into the factories of industrialized society. This generation believes that promotions and advancement should be the result of tenure and proven productivity that has stood the test of time. They distrust flash-inthe-pan success. Many of the seniors in the Broomfield community are from this generation and many times I ask myself, why a lot of seniors don’t ask for help, hence the phrase, “Silent Generation.” As caregivers, we have to be vigilant to the needs of individuals who do not speak up for themselves. Does someone you know fall into this category and have special unmet needs? If so, please tell us! The fundraising efforts of Senior Resources of Broomfield help support nutritional, medical, and social needs of our rising senior population. Help us make sure their needs are heard and, where possible, addressed.

Thank you for your help, Kathy Hoff President Senior Resources of Broomfield

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SRB is again hosting a special community event that will put the “fun” back in fundraiser. Time is running out to make reservations for Friday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. when “A Night in Paris 2017 Autumn Gala’ will be held at the Denver Marriott Westminster ballroom. Through this event, SRB aims to raise funds for senior programs that align with the organization’s mission – “enhancing quality of life for seniors” who are residents of Broomfield. Giving opportunities will be plentiful during the evening. There will be paddle raisers, silent and live auctions, and the event’s exciting new game called Split Card. Sponsorships are still available. There are various levels from Platinum to Bronze and outright donations are also welcome. SRB encourages corporate citizens as well as clubs, organizations, families, and friends to come together at tables of 10 for a night of celebration and fun.

To make reservations or secure a sponsorship, call 303-882-2736 or visit www.broomfieldseniorresources.org Cost is $100 per person.

To maintain our current level of support to local seniors and allow for inflation, SRB must increase its net income by 8% each year. With more contributions, we can help even more people through the following programs.

Nutrition Programs Including: • • • •

Meals on Wheels Lakeshore Café Communal Lunch Healthy Hearts Lunches Project Homecoming

Community Resources Including: • • • • • •

Blizzard Bags Handyman Chore Program Medical Equipment Loan Closet Special Needs Program Dental, Vision, and Hearing Programs Care Giver Respite Program

Please join the Broomfield community and some of our major contributors in supporting Broomfield seniors.

Funds raised at the Gala will go toward programs for seniors in Broomfield. EVENT SPONSORS:

For more information and to donate today, please visit us at www.broomfieldseniorresources.org.

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