Expert Warns Coloradans of Hidden Home Damages After a Scorching Summer

Gutter clogs, mold growth and drafts among heat-induced damages. Infographic with advice on how to prevent the heat-induced home problems. Rodriguez-Zaba available for interviews. Following an intensely hot summer, homeowners might be facing unforeseen expenses as the effects of the extreme heat become evident. Diana Rodriguez-Zaba, founder of Servicemaster Restoration by Zaba (a certified woman and minority-owned business) […]

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment Urges Caution as West Nile Virus Cases Increase

Severe mosquito season leading to a spike in cases across Colorado ~ DENVER— The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is urging residents to take caution after several suspected cases of West Nile virus have been reported in the last three weeks. DDPHE disease intervention specialists are currently investigating six cases of West Nile […]

Keeping Cool this Summer

In the heat of summer, it’s vital to remember to help seniors stay cool in the warm weather. If your Mom or Dad enjoys being outdoors in the fresh air, it’s a big plus – we simply need to be mindful of the effect of temperature on an older adult. Just as in the winter […]

Three Tips to Help Men Make Health a Priority This Summer

By Dr. Amit Arwindekar, Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare Global ~ Summer is a great time to focus on fitness, especially for men. While for some men their health may be a secondary concern, the summer months offer an opportune time to help raise awareness of the health challenges men face and encourage them to take action […]

Alzheimer’s and extreme heat: exercise caution

As temperatures rise, extreme heat can have a significant impact on everyone’s safety, but these conditions can be especially stressful and confusing for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Denver Offers Tips, Free Community Class to Protect Pets During Emergency

Denver Animal Protection, Office of Emergency Management partner up to teach residents how to create a pet preparedness plan ~ DENVER— No one can predict every impending disaster. The Marshall Fire is one example, when a wildfire destroyed or damaged more than 1,200 homes in December 2021—and led to the deaths of an estimated 1,000 […]

In the midst of wildfire crisis, occupational therapists provide tips for relief

American Occupational Therapy Association, Bethesda, MD…Occupational therapy practitioners are among the health professionals responding to help people participate in life activities during poor air quality caused by the Canadian wildfires, with the primary recommendation being to wear a mask.

Why Sunglasses Are More Than a Fashion Statement

Lighthouse Guild Offers Tips on Protecting Your Eyes from Sun Damage ~ NEW YORK (June 14, 2023) – Styles of sunglasses may change each year, but one thing remains constant: sunglasses are key to protecting your eyes from the damaging rays of the sun. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can harm the eyes and affect […]

Breaking Down Barriers to Care: Behavioral Health Goes Digital

Anxiety affects nearly 30% of people at some point in their lives and often goes hand in hand with depression, which affects about 16 million American adults a year. To add insult to injury, studies show that 4 in 10 U.S. adults who needed mental health treatment in the last 12 months did not get it. As these numbers continue to […]

Ways to Keep Moving and Stay Fit at Any Age

Physical activity is essential for people of all ages. It becomes especially important as we age. Engaging in regular exercise has numerous benefits for seniors, including improving cardiovascular health, maintaining healthy bones and joints, increasing flexibility, and boosting overall well-being. But finding physical activities that are fun and engaging can be a challenge, particularly for […]

Three Ways to Use Your Health Plan to Boost Your Well-Being in 2023

By Dr. Donna O’Shea, Chief Medical Officer of Population Health, UnitedHealthcare ~ By this time each year, many Coloradoans have likely made – and broken – a wellness-related resolution, such as ramping up exercise or eating more fruits and vegetables. In fact, one study found that around 80% of resolutions end in failure, often within the first […]

Colorado TABOR Refunds for 2022 Tax Year

State Sales Tax Refund Full-year Colorado residents, who were 18 or older as of January 1, 2022, are eligible for the state sales tax refund. To claim the state sales tax refund, your return must be postmarked by April 18, 2023. Use the modified AGI amount listed on line 32, and your filing status, to […]

Weight-loss coaches share 5 tips for healthy resolutions

By UnitedHealthcare in Colorado ~ Despite the annual chatter about New Year’s resolutions, many of us give up by February and only a few stay the course for a whole year. Why is that? Sometimes it’s because we’re not really committed to the goal. Other times, the resolution itself is the issue. It may be too […]

Expert’s warning for Colorado households over rat invasion, as cold period drives them into homes

Rats are predicted to plague Colorado homes in January as they seek shelter from freezing temperatures ~ Pest control experts at The Pest Dude have predicted that rodent activity in homes across Colorado is due to pick up following freezing temperatures over the past month, and as the first half of January is typically the coldest in […]

Colorado Natural Gas Offers Tips for Customers to Stay Warm and Save Energy

Centennial, Colorado (December 20, 2022)— With freezing temperatures upon us, Colorado Natural Gas (CNG) is committed to keeping its customers safe and warm. Over the next few days, “artic blasts” across the country will bring some of the coldest weather in decades to millions of Americans. CNG provides some simple steps to stay warm and save energy, […]

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