Lawmakers across the state learn how Alzheimer’s disease impacts Colorado families
More than 40,000 Americans died by suicide last year. My cousin Melissa was one of them.
Arthritis – It Might Not Be What You Think
When you hear the word “arthritis,” what do you picture? For most people, the image that comes to mind is grandma having trouble with her knitting needles, or perhaps grandpa depending on a cane to walk. The majority of people associate arthritis with the elderly, because the most common type of arthritis – osteoarthritis (OA) – does generally worsen with age.
Have you ever seen someone wearing gloves on a warm day? Have you ever seen someone who on the outside looks healthy but seems to struggle to get up from a chair or climb stairs? The answer may be scleroderma.
Colorado’s House of Representatives last week advanced a bill aimed at addressing a gap in insurance coverage for breast cancer screenings that Susan G. Komen Colorado says prevents some women from getting the screening tests they need because they can’t afford the out-of-pocket costs charged for additional testing after an inconclusive mammogram result.
March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
3rd Annual Chronic Disease Awareness Day: Big Success!
The CCC’s first priority is advocacy for long-term care upon a foundation of integrated home and community based services. One of those services is respite care…
November is National Family Caregiver Month and the 2015 theme is ‘Respite.” Millions of Americans provide unpaid assistance each year to family and friends with disabilities, chronic illness and other special needs. Continue reading
Welcome to the Chronic Care Collaborative blog! The CCC is made up of 37 voluntary health organizations that serve as Colorado’s advocates for those living with chronic disease and their caregivers. This blog is dedicated to the 1 in 4 Coloradans living with chronic disease and is a needed voice in healthcare which will advocate for access to affordable coverage and care regardless of health condition.