COVID-19

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 […]

Denver Issues Revised Face Covering Order

Help Keep Denver in Business by Wearing Your Mask! ~ DENVER – Denver officials announced an update today to the city’s face-covering public health order, which was first issued in May to help stem the spread of COVID-19.

Reaching Social Security During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Important Information About Reaching Social Security During The Covid-19 Pandemic ~ During the current coronavirus pandemic, we continue to provide help to you and other people in your communities. While our offices are not providing service to walk-in visitors due to COVID-19, we remain ready and able to help you by phone with most Social […]

Having Alzheimer’s During COVID: Staying strong, and using nature to find peace

By Eugenia Zukerman ~ We wake up early, together. He goes to the barn to feed the horses and muck out the stalls while I roll out of bed and do my morning exercises, and we meet in the kitchen where he makes the coffee and I forage for fruit. We sit at the table, […]

Community Reach Center Service Delivery Updates during COVID-19

Here’s what you need to know about current service delivery at Community Reach Center: All Outpatient offices (Brighton, Broomfield, Commerce City, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster) are open and have resumed their regular schedules. Clients may choose face-to-face counseling sessions or telehealth.   Intake locations in Thornton and Brighton remain open for face-to-face intake appointments. Behavioral Health Urgent Care and Center for Detox Treatment remain open […]

5 Financial Pressure Points To Evaluate During COVID Times

By John L. Smallwood, CFP ~ Financial pressure is a part of life for most people, and now the c pandemic has brought new financial pressure points or exacerbated existing ones for many individuals and families. But to navigate those pressures and build a successful financial strategy, you must first identify where the pressures are […]

Estate Planning During a Pandemic: Steps to Take

By Jeremy Laufer ~ The coronavirus pandemic has certainly caused havoc and concern for many people, particularly in regard to their health and their finances – and these two areas intersect in estate planning. So, if you haven’t drawn up your estate plans yet, or you think they may need to be revised, now may […]

Local Families Scramble to Help Elders as Cities Reopen

As our cities reopens, local families are scrambling for help to care for their elderly loved ones who are isolated and home alone. Local in-home care companies are flooded with requests from families desperate for help to keep Mom and Dad healthy, engaged and connected. A recent study  just released reveals 60% of older adults crave […]

Adams County Introduces Well Elder Program

As part of its COVID-19 emergency response and recovery strategy, Adams County has re-tooled its Senior Buddy program to the Well Elder program to further support Adams County aging adults. The Adams County Aging Adults Services Response & Recovery Team, along with local partners, nonprofits, and stakeholders, will help support the Well Elder program. The program consists of […]

2020 Adams County Fair Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to ongoing concerns regarding disease transmission in larger group settings that could result in additional outbreaks, the Adams County leadership team has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Adams County Fair. This year’s Adams County Fair would have marked the 116th year of festivities.

Isolation and loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic may leave seniors vulnerable to investment fraud

DENVER – June 15, 2020 – In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) in the month of June, Colorado Securities Commissioner Tung Chan and  Division of Securities, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), remind financial professionals and the public throughout Colorado that heightened isolation and loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic have created a perfect […]

As COVID cases spike, local docs launch ‘New Habits of the New Normal’ campaign

As more local families return to life after quarantine and new data shows a spike in COVID cases as more businesses reopen,  local docs now urge families to step out safely this summer and follow a new behavior education campaign called  ‘New Habits of the New Normal’.    After all, life as we know it has changed […]

Food Delivery Program

Everybody eats. Or do they? It is getting harder for individuals to find reliable sources of nutritious food during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those individuals who are homebound due to health risks associated with contracting COVID-19. We at Benefits in Action (BIA) understand the need for homebound individuals to obtain nutritious food. Moreover, we received […]

Combating Senior Isolation

Isolation during this pandemic is increasingly becoming an issue for all of us.  But for our seniors, especially ones with few family members, this can be a significant challenge as they work to remain independent and in their own homes.  Senior isolation can result in a number of detrimental factors like depression, anxiety, cognitive decline, […]


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