Covid-19 is over!… Not exactly

Over the past few weeks, both the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and Colorado state health officials have signaled that the COVID19 virus has transitioned from a global pandemic to a statewide endemic. What does that mean to us Coloradans? The state of Colorado is in an "endemic" as statewide COVID infection rates, hospitalizations, and [...]

March 31st, 2022|

Self-Care for African Americans

Self-Care for African Americans is not Optional Reducing or managing stress may minimize the risk of heart disease and stroke among African Americans. It is an important part of self-care. African Americans are 50% more likely to die of a stroke and 30% more likely to die of a heart attack than non-Hispanic whites. Life [...]

December 9th, 2021|

Taking Care of the Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month and it is the optimal time to talk about taking care of the Caregiver. Prior to the pandemic, the estimated number of unpaid family caregivers was 54 million.  Now, that number is closer to 60 million and growing. Sooner or later, we are all caregivers.  If we are fortunate [...]

November 19th, 2021|

Ovarian Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

September is nationally recognized as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – accordingly, I feel compelled to share a personal story.  In 2017, I was contracted to execute a social media campaign for the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA). At the time, I wasn’t familiar with the presentation of ovarian cancer, so I methodically researched to be [...]

September 29th, 2021|

CAA Health and Amazon are Prioritizing mental health in Denver’s underserved communities

CAA Health is committed to being a good neighbor and through our new partnership with Amazon, we are continuing our mission to protect communities of color in Denver. Together, we believe that mental health should no longer take a back-seat in people’s lives. Americans endured unprecedented stress and uncertainty over the last year and a [...]

August 27th, 2021|
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