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AARP Fights for Social Security

On Social Security’s 85th Anniversary, Survey Finds Nearly All Americans View Social Security as an Important Program. Majority Believe it is More Important in Light of Pandemic ~ A new AARP survey, released in conjunction with Social Security’s 85th anniversary, confirms that Americans highly value Social Security, and even more so due to the pandemic. Most Americans – 93 […]

A look at Alzheimer’s research among free September webinars

The latest advances in research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease will be the subject of a free, live webinar offered by the Alzheimer’s Association during September. It is one of a series of webinars that will be offered throughout the month for Alzheimer’s caregivers and those who wish to learn more about the […]

Colorado Gerontological Society Presents Salute To Seniors

A Virtual Senior Expo A New Way, A New Look ~ Living Longer Living Healthier Living Life To The Fullest

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.

Denver Announces the Denver Emergency Food Relief Fund

Funds from the Federal CARES Act become available for nonprofit organizations providing groceries and meals to Denver residents in need of food as a result of COVID-19 ~ DENVER – The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) announced today the creation of a rapid response grant program to provide meals and groceries to […]

Colorado Secure Savings Passes Legislature, Heads to Governor Polis to Sign into Law

Advocating for its passage for more than six years, AARP Colorado finally sees bill to help workers save for retirement go to Governor for signature ~  This week, the Colorado Legislature delivered good news to about 909,000 private-sector workers in the Centennial State who don’t currently have access to a retirement savings option at work. […]

Biodesix and Boulder Community Health Offer Drive-up COVID-19 Testing

Drive-up Testing Sites Offer Appointments for Patients ~ BOULDER, CO, May 20, 2020 – Biodesix, Inc., a leading diagnostic company in lung disease, announced today that it has partnered with Boulder Community Health (BCH), a community owned-and-operated not-for-profit health system, to offer expanded COVID-19 testing in the greater Boulder, CO area. The Biodesix SARS-CoV-2 ddPCR™ Test detects […]

Alzheimer’s Association expands Denver metro services

While the coronavirus pandemic has forced many companies and organizations to curtail operations, the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado is busy ramping up service across the state with enhanced programs and services tailored for social distancing.

State files lawsuit defending Colorado streams and wetlands from flawed federal rule

May 22, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.) — On behalf of the State of Colorado, Attorney General Phil Weiser today filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Denver to protect Colorado’s streams and wetlands from a dangerous federal rule that would leave them vulnerable to pollution under the Clean Water Act.

Mental Health Colorado starts initiative for Coloradans to connect with friends, allies, and neighbors

“In This Together” initiative will help build social closeness as we maintain social distancing guidelines ~ DENVER— This is undoubtedly one of the most stressful times imaginable for many. This pandemic drives the message home that our physical health and our mental health are not separate. To combat feelings of loneliness, isolation, and stress, and to […]

9Health Launches New Program “9Health Neighbors”

Denver, Colo. — March 27, 2020 — 9Health, the largest volunteer-driven, nonprofit health wellness and prevention effort in the country, has launched a new program, 9Health Neighbors, to provide answers to your health questions and a simple human connection during the new coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. The 9Health Neighbors are dedicated 9Health medical volunteers who are […]

Dumb Friends League Building Animal Shelter In Alamosa County

DENVER  – The Dumb Friends League is expanding the services and care it provides to homeless pets across the state by building and operating San Luis Valley Animal Center, a new animal shelter in Alamosa County, CO.

Colorado Natural Gas Suspends Disconnections in Response to COVID-19

Centennial, CO – Colorado Natural gas (CNG) announced a suspension of service disconnections to any customers who are having a hard time paying their bill.  This policy will remain in effect until April 30, 2020. At that time the company will evaluate whether to extend the suspension.

Counties to host live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall, March 11

Residents and business owners invited to submit questions to Tri-County Health in advance of and during live virtual town hall. ~ Direct access to information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) from your local public health department just got easier for residents and businesses in Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas Counties.

Official Notice – Rescheduling Salute To Seniors 8/22/2020

With an abundance of caution and concern to protect the health and welfare of older adults as it relates to the transmission of Covid-19 (novel coronavirus), the recommendation of Governor Polis that we be especially mindful of keeping older adults safe, and a consultation with Wendy Bamberg, MD, Medical Epidemiologist, Colorado Department of Public Health, […]


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