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The term “toxic stress” may conjure up images of a dangerous chemical for some, but for health scientists and early childhood experts, it’s a serious public health issue that’s getting national attention. We are working to increase attention on early childhood mental health in Colorado.
As larger numbers of baby boomers hit retirement age, new models to aid older adults to “age in place” are emerging in Colorado. One such program, Colorado Senior Connections, has developed in Edgewater, Colorado to bring services to older adults right in the neighborhoods where they live.
A long-standing collaborative project, Senior Source, is bringing together leadership and funding from foundations, government, business and nonprofits to make life better for older adults and their caregivers in Greater Denver.
Sometimes leadership means taking a chance on something new and innovative. That’s what eight Colorado nonprofits, a team of consultants and a handful of funders are collaborating to do through the Colorado Nonprofit Social Enterprise Exchange.
With shared grantmaking priorities in early childhood and prevention, Rose Community Foundation and Caring for Colorado Foundation recognized an opportunity to work together on an issue critical to young children’s life-long success and well-being.
Launched in 2010, Boomers Leading Change in Health (BLCiH) is a groundbreaking, grassroots volunteer effort dedicated to improving the health — and access to health care — of individuals and families in the Greater Denver community by harnessing the experience, energy and conviction of adult volunteers over age 50.
Denver is getting noticed for progress in K-12 education reform, and it’s attracting national attention and funders as a result.
Mental Health America of Colorado is a leader in the area of mental and behavioral health. But it is not an expert in handling an endowment. So when MHAC’s board set a goal in late 2010 to raise $50,000 for an endowment…