Director of quality for Axis Health System. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 335-2217
President and CEO for United Way and a Durango High Noon Rotary Club member.
Director of Case Management with Community Connections Inc.
is the communications director for the San Juan Basin Health Department.
The Americans with Disabilities Act affords people with disabilities equal access to public services – but what is “access?”
Many of us equate ADA access with reserved parking spots, ramps and automatic doors. Physical access is essential, but there are other components of access that are just as important, especially...
As the holiday season rolls around, not everyone feels giddy and excited about the constant stream of tinsel-filled parties, happy family dinners and presents galore. For some, the holidays can be downright difficult and a dreaded time of the year.
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When you think about where people with intellectual disabilities live, what do you picture?
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If you picture a small, segregated...
While sleep remains one of the great mysteries of life, one thing we know for sure is a good night’s rest is the cornerstone to ensuring good health.
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“You Deserve a Break Today” is not just a McDonald’s ad campaign; it’s a battle cry for caregivers everywhere.
In 2013, 39 percent of adults in the United States were caregivers, providing support to a loved one with health or daily living needs. Yet, in a 2011 national caregiver survey, 83 percent of...
Most people have a sense that United Way helps people – true. Most people know that we raise money and follow strict accountability measures when handling donors’ gifts – also true. What many people do not know are the specific ways in which we invest donor funds to help people build good lives. How do we fulfill our mission...