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Prescription drug disposal information

By Kay Kaylor PREVIEW Columnist For San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (SJBAAA), I am not only a part-time long-term care ombudsman, which is an advocate for residents at…

Is your memory beginning to worry you?

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW You may have seen a sign or T-shirt with the slogan, “My ability to remember song lyrics from the 80s far exceeds my…

Health insurance open enrollment begins soon

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN Open enrollment is right around the corner, and recent changes to health insurance laws and regulations may result in lower rates and better…

Air ambulances and Medicare

By Kay Kaylor PREVIEW Columnist For San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (SJBAAA), I am not only a part-time long-term care ombudsman, which is an advocate for residents at…

Social Security announcements and Nursing Home Compare change

By Kay Kaylor PREVIEW Columnist For San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (SJBAAA), I am not only a part-time long-term care ombudsman, which is an advocate for residents at…

Flu season is here: Get your flu vaccine soon

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN Flu season officially started on Sept. 29 this year and San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health…

More veterans die by suicide than in battle

By Dr. Kevin Kelly, Ph.D. Special to The PREVIEW According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the suicide rates among veterans have increased from 2005 to 2015. In 2015,…

Caregiving advisory councils and activities for people with dementia

By Kay Kaylor Special to The PREVIEW For San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (SJBAAA), I am not only a part-time long-term care ombudsman, which is an advocate for…

Building a healthier community by promoting mental health

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN In southwest Colorado, we count ourselves fortunate to call this beautiful place our home. Our small communities are part of a vital ecosystem…

Sudden and severe lung illness cases tied to vaping

Special to The SUN As of Aug. 30, there were two confirmed cases of sudden and severe lung illness tied to vaping in Colorado. Both cases are from Front Range…