Author: Jill Dean

Advancing Health Equity: Advocating for Culturally Informed Care for Coloradans with Chronic Conditions

In order to achieve health equity in Colorado, we must advocate for adequate and culturally informed care, particularly for individuals living with chronic diseases. There is an importance in advocating for comprehensive healthcare services that consider the unique needs and experiences of diverse communities in Colorado. Health disparities are deeply...

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Health Policy Highlights from the 2023 Colorado State Legislative Session

The Colorado 2023 Legislative Session brought forth crucial discussions and reforms in the realm of health policy. Legislators addressed pressing issues, aimed at improving access, affordability, and quality of healthcare for all residents. From expanding coverage and mental health support to addressing healthcare disparities and promoting innovative...

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Highlights from the 2023 Colorado State Legislative Session

The Colorado 2023 Legislative Session proved to be a pivotal time for the state, with legislators tackling pressing issues, driving policy changes, and shaping the future of Colorado. From climate action and education reform to social justice and economic development, the session witnessed spirited debates and decisive actions that aimed to improve...

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Long-COVID and the Effects It Has on Coloradans Living with Chronic Conditions

COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has affected millions of people worldwide. While most people recover from the illness within a few weeks, some individuals continue to experience symptoms for months. This condition is known as long COVID or post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). In this blog post, we will explore...

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Colorado Medical Exemption Program

Energy assistance programs can be a crucial lifeline for people with medical conditions who need to maintain a consistent temperature in their homes or run medical equipment that requires electricity. In many cases, medical conditions can increase energy bills, making it difficult for low-income households to keep up with the costs. The Colorado...

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Living With Chronic Diseases in Colorado

Living with a chronic disease can be challenging, especially in Colorado. The state is known for its outdoor lifestyle, which can make it difficult to manage a chronic illness. However, coping strategies and resources are available to help individuals with chronic diseases live in Colorado. Coping Strategies: Find a Support System: Living with a...

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