A state-funded study is attempting to fill in the gaps on data about marijuana use among older people.
- Researchers at the University of Colorado found older drivers with a history of falling are 40 percent more likely to be involved in crashes than their peers.Read more
The number of Colorado drivers 65 and older is growing rapidly and many outlive their ability to drive safely.
- The number of reports is about the same as 2014, but more reports merit an in-person assessment this year.Read more
Colorado has one of the fastest growing populations of people 65 and older and that means large numbers of people retiring from jobs and more demand for many services.
After a new mandatory reporting law went into effect this summer, state officials have investigated around 1600 suspected crimes against older adults.
Singing is a very common part of childhood for many, but far fewer people carry the practice into late adulthood.
The “senior tsunami” is set to stretch the state’s social safety net, raising questions about who will care for a greying Colorado.