Local memory care home

Even though the world is in the midst of the Covid pandemic, there are still Denver-area families that need help with their family members who have dementia and other memory needs. All five of Applewood Our House Assisted Living Memory Care group homes have been able to stay open and safely care for their residents […]

Continuous Critical Care During COVID-19 for Rocky Flats Retirees

Denver, CO – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuclear Care Partners remains committed to continuous care and reducing the risk of exposure for our patients.

Taking Care of Yourself and Seeking Care Safely During COVID-19

Delaying Care Poses Serious Risks to Patient Health By Dr. Stacie Pinderhughes ~ As COVID-19 cases climb again around the country, people may be considering skipping visits to the doctor to reduce risk of exposure to the virus. But the decision to delay preventive screenings like mammograms and colonoscopies, along with annual wellness visits, could […]

Centennial Woman Spearheads Donation Of B’Nai B’Rith Covid-19 Relief Kits To Denver-Area Organizations

A donation of COVID-19 relief kits will help two local organizations combat coronavirus. Rebecca Saltzman, senior vice president and chair of the B’nai B’rith Disaster and Emergency Relief Committee, presented Morgridge Academy and Kavod Senior Life in Denver with COVID-19 relief kits, each with a cloth face mask and travel-sized hand sanitizer and imprinted with […]

Brothers Redevelopment teams up with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs for Housing Counseling Assistance Program

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brothers Redevelopment has teamed up with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs and the Colorado Division of Housing for the launch of the new Housing Counseling Assistance Program.

Staying Connected While Staying Healthy

Since COVID-19 lockdowns started earlier this year, older adults have been told to stay home and away from others, to keep “safe.”  But that isolation has a cost: depression, loneliness and even declining health. While the pandemic brings an unusual and unforeseen set of circumstances, I want to suggest we seek balance.  We know there […]

Aging Well – Oct. 2020

By Amy Miller, LCSW ~ The effects of COVID-19 have had a profound effect on our lives.  In addition to our normal activities being disrupted, the virus has also taken a psychological toll.  The fear that we or someone we love could contract the virus, the anxiety of not knowing when things will go “back […]

COVID-19 pandemic makes preventing the seasonal flu more critical than ever

DDPHE reminds residents that prevention is key: Get a flu shot, keep washing those hands~ DENVER – The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) reminds everyone that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing the spread of other illnesses, such as the seasonal flu, is more critical than ever.

University of Colorado College of Nursing to offer drive-up flu shots

Coloradans are encouraged to get the flu vaccine to combat impending flu season, thwart strain on healthcare resources coupled with COVID19 ~ AURORA, Colo.  – The University of Colorado College of Nursing and its nurse practitioner-led clinic at Belleview Point will be offering drive-up flu clinics Sept. 23 and Oct. 7.  “In the midst of […]

Senior Housing Considerations during Covid-19

By Shelly Stewart-Girton, LPN ~ Choosing the right housing option in your retirement years can be daunting, and even more so now with the pandemic looming in the background. If you are in the market for a new apartment home, I want to help provide some important insights to options during this time. I am […]

COVID-19 Recovery Often Requires Cognition, Swallowing, and Speech/Language Treatment

Left Untreated, Impairments Could Have Potentially Serious and Long-Term Impact on Quality of Life ~ (Rockville, Md. – July 28, 2020) With cognitive impairment, swallowing problems, and speech and language difficulties among the conditions that patients with COVID-19 reportedly face as they recover from the virus, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) emphasizes the need for and value of treatment […]

Being An Older Person During The Pandemic Of Covid-19

By Henry M. Barlow, Ph. D. ~ Being an older person in the modern world is an experience filled with opportunities and challenges but living with COVID-19 can be extremely challenging.  For many, social isolation is the norm. Simply being older along with having preexisting health conditions such as diabetes increases the risk of sickness […]

A Holistic Approach to Anxiety: Mindfulness

By Kirsten Antony, R.N. ~ In numerous ways, pandemic of COVID-19 has affected us all worldwide.  Escalating feelings of anxiety are impacting the health and well-being of so many people.  By becoming aware of our beingness: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, we can learn techniques of mindfulness to help combat feelings of stress, worry or […]

9Health Offers Covid-19 Antibody Testing & Preventive Health Screenings

Denver, Colo. — July 20, 2020 — For more than 40 years, 9NEWS and 9Health have maintained a partnership focused on keeping Colorado healthy through preventive care and health awareness. Through a continued collaboration with Quest Diagnostics, 9Health will offer COVID-19 antibody testing*** and preventive health screenings at Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Centers throughout Colorado.

ASHA Offers Tips for Keeping Mask Use From Hindering Communication

Masks Can Pose Challenges for People With Hearing Loss ~ (Rockville, Md. – July 9, 2020) With COVID-19 cases on the rise in many parts of the country and health officials urging vigilant use of masks as protection, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is providing advice for people with and without hearing loss to help everyone communicate while […]

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