Stories are the currency we use to share our lives and experiences with others. Meet some of the people and organizations served by Foundation-funded programs, and learn how they are making a difference in communities across Colorado.

 

Waneta Timmerman knew she needed expensive surgery. She could feel it, literally in her bones. Standing up all day on the hard floor of her bustling beauty shop in…

Editor's Note: Colorado has a deep history of disability activists encouraging – and sometimes forcing – change in state and federal policy to better serve the long-term services…

Open enrollment takes on new meaning in rugged mountain counties like Chaffee and Lake, home to the breathtaking views around Salida and Leadville, yet also home…

A Look at Why Things Changed Editor's Note: A stable and progressively designed Medicare program is clearly one key to supporting the long-term health…

In the process of expanding her residential and commercial cleaning business to include organizing services, Megan was given some bad news. The pain she was…

Every morning when Mary Johnson climbs out of bed, she turns on her Samsung Galaxy tablet and touches a large green app with a white checkmark in the middle. The app sends a message…

Redmon, Mallory Redmon is looking forward to the chance to tweak her own health coverage this open enrollment while she nurses a sore runner’s ankle. Redmon, a Young…

The hardy souls populating Leadville — altitude: 10,152 feet; average low in January: 3.1 degrees — have always learned to adapt. So that’s what coverage guide Lee…

Building a community of long-term services and supports, the focus of this issue of Health Elevations, can be as much play as it is work. The senior center in Montrose is a vital…

In July 2014, 83-year-old Catalina Gonzalez was in a tough situation: A paperwork glitch left her without Medicaid and without benefits through the Medicare Savings Program, which…