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June 25, 2024: Older workers answer the call for preschool, aging care jobs; From football to dentistry

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Two women who hire older workers to help with preschool and aging care.
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Sarah Verretta (left) is president of Seniors Helping Seniors and Lisa Armao is director of Early Childhood Service Corps.

The fastest growing population in Colorado is 65 and older. But instead of retirement, it can also be an opportunity to help others while staying engaged. For "Aging Matters from Colorado Matters," we learn about two programs hiring older workers to fill jobs in preschool and aging care. Then, the complexities of finding missing LGBTQ+ people. Also, a summer music festival rises to a creative challenge. And he traded in the football drills for the dental ones. Plus, illustrations as art.