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BEACON Senior News - Western Colorado

We believe age is worth celebrating.

Since 1987, BEACON Senior News has been a trusted, award-winning source of inspiration and information for older adults in Western Colorado. 

Across all of our print and digital platforms, BEACON Senior News seeks to empower Western Colorado seniors with inspiring local stories, timely coverage of senior issues, tips and insights from the latest health and technology trends, travel highlights, retirement and financial guidance, and must-read features and local resources—all presented in a fun, engaging way that helps older adults lead happier, healthier lives.

BEACON - Our award-winning monthly magazine

The BEACON is Western Colorado’s leading monthly senior magazine with feel-good stories, entertaining columns and engaging features devoted to older adults. Thanks to our advertisers, our monthly magazine is distributed free of charge to more than 260 locations throughout Mesa, Montrose and Delta counties. BEACON is a top award winner at the annual journalism competition of the North American Mature Publishers Association (NAMPA).

BeaconFest - Celebrate age at the area's largest and funnest senior expo

 • Grand Junction BeaconFest (every April) 
 • Montrose-Delta BeaconFest (every September)

Join us in Grand Junction and Montrose, Colorado, for this annual celebration of age! BeaconFest is a vibrant mature lifestyle expo with booths by local and national vendors, live music, food samples, informative seminars and prize giveaways—all for FREE! BeaconFest is also our way of celebrating and thanking BEACON readers and the businesses devoted to helping them.

The BEACON Guide - Your trusted guide to aging well

• Mesa County Edition
• Montrose-Delta Edition

The BEACON Guide is a trusted resource for Western Colorado seniors and those who assist them. This annual resource guide features an extensive collection of hard-to-find contact information for local programs and businesses, state and national resources, all presented in a logical order of when aging adults might need them. 

The BEACON Guide is published annually in December, with two editions covering Mesa County and Montrose & Delta Counties. Every year, each listing and phone number is personally called and verified to ensure readers have the most accurate and up-to-date information. Educational articles complete this easy-to-read publication that's referred to all year long. 

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