The Perfect Match

If you had just met Karen Baack-Welding and Carolyn Frazee, you would never guess they have known each other for only a little over a month, as they smile, laugh, and exchange touching glances at each other. Carolyn has been working toward her degree at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and looked into working for …

Eddie Hafner: More than a Handyman

Eddie Hafner is just one of those people who likes helping. He likes people. SRC’s volunteer program is blessed with so many people like this and yet there are never too many. Eddie was able to retire earlier than planned and wanted to stay active. He says that he has always liked the feeling that …

Not forgotten

It was 2015 and, as usual, the giving tree was in the Arvada community center lobby during the holiday season. Each card on the tree had a request for someone in need. Bev went to pull a card off the tree, assuming that it was probably a gift request for a child. To her surprise, …

Knowing that people really care

Aging presents challenges. Most people have not considered the possibilities until challenges are upon them. When an older adult is in need of a hospital stay for a chronic condition, those concerns can quickly become more pressing and complicated. Transitioning After a Hospital Stay The transition from hospital to home is an especially risky time. …