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.

 

Now that Adams county has made a good dent in the number of people without health insurance or health care, Maria Zubia is fired up to make the dent even bigger.…

Dr. David Wiener spends his days making his patients’ bodies move better. But in his spare time, he couldn’t help noticing Coloradans who needed help with their joints…

Morgan Kinney was struggling to set up a business and a life for himself and his recent bride. As a trained counselor, Kinney had the ability to thrive but needed…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

In 2007, Ada Menzies met a social worker who helped her elderly parents living in Edgewater. After her parents died, the social worker encouraged Menzies to attend a therapy group…