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BEACON Senior News

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 Colorado Springs. 

Across all of our print and digital platforms, BEACON Senior News seeks to empower Colorado Springs 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

Formerly known as Life After 50, the BEACON is Colorado Springs' 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 300 locations throughout El Paso and Teller 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 funnest senior expo

Join us in Colorado Springs 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

The BEACON Guide is a trusted resource for Colorado Springs 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. 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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