Join us as we hear how the Laradon organization is helping Colorado men, women and children with special needs thrive! Doug McNeil, Laradon’s CEO will be sharing how they are making a difference in the lives of thousands of individuals with disabilities. www.Laradon.org
Colorado Issues - William Allstetter describes the history and mission of the National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver - September 24, 2017
For those who are suffering from respiratory diseases or auto-immune deficiencies, this program will give you information on the research and science that is going on to fight disease at NJH. For more information go to NationalJewish.org.
Join us as we discuss alternative ways into stopping the domestic violence in Colorado. Amy Miller and Amy Pohl from the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence will explain their new initiative, Stand Up Colorado, and give help to those who are perpetrators and victims of traumatic abuse. For more information go to www.CCADV.org.
Paws for Purple Hearts is a powerful therapeutic intervention for those suffering the effects of PTSD that is unresolved by conventional treatments. Greg Sipple, the CEO for this wonderful organization explains how dogs help Veterans do wonders for those who have served our country. For more information go to PawsForPurpleHearts.org.
Listen as Colorado Classic cyclist and Team Novo Nordisk rider Fabio Calabria explains the challenges and triumphs of being a professional athlete with Type 1 Diabetes, and learn how Team Novo Nordisk is building awareness of this disease worldwide. For more information contact www.TeamNovoNordisk.com
Chief of Police, Nick Metz and Public Information Officer Bill Hummel share the new initiatives of the Aurora Police Department, and describe other ways the APD is building a bridge and making a difference in the community. If you are interested in becoming a police officer, or would like to participate in the community boards discussed, contact AuroraGov.org to find out more.
Jolie Reihm of Colorado Connections Academy shares the benefits of online learning for students and families looking to customize their educational experience. Contact Colorado.ConnectionsAcademy.com to find out more.
Colorado Issues - Phoenix Multisport – Helping Addicts through Physical & Relational Activity - August 13, 2017
Dana Smith from Phoenix Multisport tells her personal story of addiction and the value of physical fitness in aiding her recovery. Together with Mark McIntosh of A Stronger Cord, they describe how Phoenix Multisport provides a safe environment for recovering addicts, and also helps widen their everyday associations with others wanting to remain free from addiction. For information, go to PhoenixMultisport.org
Colorado Issues - The Elderly – Bringing Generations Together through Bessie’s Hope - August 6, 2017
There are thousands of residents in nursing homes and other seniors care facilities who have a deep hunger for relationships. Bessie’s Hope is an organization which facilitates multi-generational visits to these seniors. Church groups, schools, community service organizations, families, businesses, and individuals of all ages are trained by Bessie’s Hope in preparation for visiting the elderly. Information at BessiesHope.org
Dr. Amber Podoll, a researcher and physician with Colorado Kidney Care, discusses the current “Nobility” research project investigating treatment options for Lupus Nephritis, as well as signs, symptoms, and treatment for lupus generally. The Nobility Research Project is currently enrolling patients. For information, go to ColoradoKidneyCare.com.