Meet your new therapist, Mr. Ed

August 1, 2017 0
Blue skies framed calm stables as Jay D. Muller and I walked up to meet the horses at Reimer’s Rainbow Ranch, home of the Grand Valley Equine Assisted Learning Center (GVEALC). They were quiet, munching on their breakfast before their workday began. The center, located at 979 25 Road, aims [ . . . ]

The Center at Foresight: centered on recovery

July 6, 2017 0
Business is booming in the Grand Valley—that’s evident by the new businesses popping up in north Grand Junction. One of these sleek new buildings is The Center at Foresight, the valley’s newest skilled nursing facility, designed to help patients recovering from injury or illness reach their highest level of independence [ . . . ]

Are you Fit to Drive?

July 6, 2017 0
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently reported that drivers age 65 and older were an emerging trend in fatal crashes in 2016. Between 2012 and 2014, there were 640 drivers involved in a fatal crash. Among them, people age 65 and older represented 65 percent of drivers involved, 73 [ . . . ]

Powderhorn’s senior instructors make skiing fun for all ages

January 31, 2017 0
It seems crazy now, but when George Rau moved to Grand Junction in 2000 he didn’t bother going to Powderhorn Mountain Resort. The lifelong skier didn’t think the small mountain would be worth his time. Rau grew up skiing, eventually becoming a ski racer and then a coach in his [ . . . ]

Avoid complex problems by getting your knees checked

December 12, 2016 0
Just like car tires need to be rotated and balanced to avoid excessive wear, the misalignment of your knees will cause abnormal wear of the joints, making you more prone to serious injury and ultimately affect- ing how you get around. Knees are miraculously designed but they’re also complex. The [ . . . ]
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