Compass

Spring 2014

Health District Compass Spring 2014
  • The Windows to Your Health - Caring for your eyes is more imporant than you think
  • Prepared to Act - Simple lifesaving skills can make a huge difference
  • Get Moving, Get Social - Teaming up to make fitness fun
  • Health District Board Election 2014
  • Health District News - Too late for health coverage? Health insurance deadline 101; Pedaling for a Purpose: Bike ride helps grant wishes
  • Classes, screenings and services - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered; Health District services

Winter 2014

  • Thoughtful Transitions - Navigating the end of life
  • Setting the Barre - Popular hybrid workout delivers
  • What's in a Label? - You don't need a nutrition degree to be a label-savvy, health conscious consumer
  • Foothills Gateway and Project Search - Providing a leg up for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • An Uninvited Guest - Radon gas is a common and harmful resident in many local homes
  • Health District News - Love your heart; Deadline nears to get health insurance through new state marketplace
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Fall 2013

  • A State of Being - Meditation goes maistream
  • Safe Use of Medications and Supplements a Balancing Act for Older Adults
  • The Great Pumpkin - More than just a pretty squash
  • Special Pull Out: Larimer Health Connect - Helping you get covered
  • A Haven for Hope & Healing - Crossroads Safehouse celebrates 33 years of empowering survivors of domestic violence
  • Mix It Up for Optimal Fitness - The importance of varying your workout
  • Health District News - Long-running Community Health Survey resumes this month; Local views on health care to be shared statewide; Health District receives another CDC public health associate
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Summer 2013

  • The Skinny on Skin - What it's trying to tell you (and why you should listen)
  • Anti-cancer vaccine shows early results - Fewer girls infected with virus that causes cancer
  • Farmers' market challenge - How much locally grown produce will you eat this year?
  • 2012 Annual Report
  • Charis Ranch - Bringing horses and kids together to heal
  • The new health-care marketplace - Shopping for health insurance is about to get a whole lot easier
  • Health District news - Health District to help with new health coverage options; cycling event a success; health coverage crossword puzzle
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Spring 2013

  • Energy Drinks and the Jittery Truth - What you should know to make the best choice
  • Apples to Apples - New guidelines simplify insurance shopping
  • Improve Your Memory - Tips and exercises to boost brain power
  • Women's Resource Center - Alway taking new steps to be a partner in health
  • Four-Season Fitness Plan (part 4 of 4) - Focus: Bicycling
  • Health District News - Employee bike award; Family Dental Clinic expands hours; Two programs, through Old Age Pension and Colorado Health Foundation, expand dental care access
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Winter 2013

  • Ounce of Prevention, Pound of Cure - No-cost-sharing preventive services lead to early treatment, peace of mind
  • Avoid the Monster Lurking in the Chill - Keep your refridgerated foods bacteria free
  • Staying Smoke-free After You Quit - It's easy to relapse, but it is possible to get tobacco gone for good
  • 3 Hopeful Hearts - Healping parents who have lost a child to find hope again
  • Four-Season Fitness Plan (part 3 of 4) - Focus: Snowshoeing
  • Health District News - Financial eligibility expanded for prescription assistance, and mental health programs; Get with the beat and learn about your cholesterol levels
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Fall 2012

  • Heads up! - Concussions are serious and it's no longer a matter of "shaking it off"
  • It's Flu Season - Don't delay and get the flu shot right away
  • Lunch Box Q & A - Tips for packing a healthy, low-cost lunch
  • SAINT - Helping seniors and people with disabilities get from Point A to Point B
  • Four-Season Fitness Plan (part 2 of 4) - Focus: Walking
  • Health District News - Program helps with prescription costs; The Health District wants to hear your thoughts about health care
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Summer 2012

  • Worry on the Web - Use online health info wisely and avoid anxiety
  • Coping After the High Park Fire - Tips for helping yourself and others cope
  • Rich-Colored Foods Help the Heart - Flavonoids tied to many health benefits
  • The Matthews House - Nurturing youth in transition
  • Four-Season Fitness Plan (part 1 of 4) - Focus: Swimming
  • Health District News - Health District responds to High Park Fire; Health District executive director honored for improving local health care; Birnbaum, Thorson re-elected to Health District board; Cycling event benfits local dental care
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Spring 2012

  • Making the Connection - Dental Connections links the community to appropriate and affordable dental care
  • 30-Minute Magic - Quick weeknight meals for the cook on the run
  • This Workout's a HIT - High-intensity training can be an efficient & effective way to exercise
  • Health District Board Election
  • Disabled Resource Services - A center promoting independent living
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

Fall 2011

  • An Ounce of Prevention - How screenings can improve community health
  • Don't Let Flu Get to You - What you need to know this season
  • ChildSafe - Helping victims of abuse
  • The Truth About Squash - As nutritious as it gets
  • Perils of Modern Living - Use computers wisely to avoid repetitive stress
  • Health District News - Bike ride nets assistance for dental patients; HHS regional director to speak on healthcare reform; CDC stations another associate at Health District
  • Live and Learn - Cholesterol testing schedule; Quit Tobacco classes offered

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