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Scams that bloom in spring

Spring has arrived, and con artists use this time of year to give new life to common scams. Tax-related scams: Tax season brings fake e-mails from scammers pretending to be…

Confused about Medicare? Come to Medicare 101

SUN Columnist If you missed Medicare 101 in February, catch us Wednesday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m. in the lounge of The Den. Are you new to Medicare and lost…

Tips for dealing with caregiver stress

SUN Columnist Caregiving. It’s not for sissies. Many of you know I am personally experiencing the balancing act and challenges of caregiving in my own life. Caregiving is challenging no…

The Den’s Penguin Plunge fund-raiser

SUN Columnist How much would you pay to see one of our kitchen staff and one of our seniors jump into the freezing cold San Juan River? Your senior center…

A new year begins at The Den, Cafe Fox

SUN Columnist What fun we had ringing in the new year at noon on Dec. 31. Gerti Dixon was decked out in her bling, with her root tootin’ horn and…

Medicare 101 at The Den on Dec. 11

Are you new to Medicare and lost or confused by all the literature you have received? Do you know which portions you need to enroll in A, B, C and…

Seniors: Need a ride? Call The Den

By Musetta Wollenweber SUN Columnist Get out in the community and let us do the driving! Get to where you need to go; door-to-door bus service is available Mondays, Tuesdays,…

SHIPs can help with important Medicare decisions

By Musetta Wollenweber SUN Columnist A recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that fewer than 10 percent of individuals enroll in the most cost-effective Medicare Part…

Free lipid panel screenings for Pagosa seniors

By Musetta Wollenweber SUN Columnist The Wellness Center will provide a lipid panel screening to Pagosa seniors at no cost. This screening includes testing for cholesterol, glucose and triglycerides, with…

Season ending, it’s time for a dome

By Musetta Wollenweber SUN Columnist In an attempt to prove to my husband that I should have a grow dome, I planted a small garden this year. Gardening and I…