Q&A with Jessica Richardson, Director of Easterseals Colorado’s Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day Program

Can you briefly describe your background prior to becoming Program Director? I was born in Denver and raised here until I was about 13 years old. In 2012, I moved back to Colorado to be closer to my aging grandparents. I desired a more meaningful career and decided to go back to school. In 2016, … Continue reading Q&A with Jessica Richardson, Director of Easterseals Colorado’s Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day Program

Older Adults Find OASIS with Easterseals Colorado

Written by Kristine Burrows, Director of Older Adult Day Services (OASIS) at Easterseals Colorado It is an exciting time in the world of intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities. As the population continues to live longer, we have a great opportunity to provide resources specifically for older adults with disabilities, who in the past, have not … Continue reading Older Adults Find OASIS with Easterseals Colorado

5 Reasons to Support Easterseals Colorado on Colorado Gives Day

This is the time of year when your in-boxes are being inundated with requests from worthy organizations to support their cause, but we wanted to take a moment to share a few reasons to support Easterseals Colorado on Colorado Gives Day, December 10th, 2019: Celebrate your success.Maybe you’ve landed a coveted new job, received that … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Support Easterseals Colorado on Colorado Gives Day

Easterseals Colorado 9th Annual Season of Lights Gala – Diamond Jubilee

Easterseals Colorado’s 9th Annual Season of Lights Gala, held on November 15th at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Denver, brought all of the best parts of a gala together for one amazing night. With a silent auction, live auction, dinner, performances, and the generosity of our supporters, the gala combined all the best parts of any … Continue reading Easterseals Colorado 9th Annual Season of Lights Gala – Diamond Jubilee

Respite Care: A Break from Caregiving

Written by Meghan Kluth, VP of Respite Initiatives, Colorado Respite Coalition, a program of Easterseals Colorado November is National Family Caregivers Month and the 2019 theme is #BeCareCurious. Caregiving can be complicated and sometimes it is hard to know where to start when looking for resources. By being curious and learning which questions to ask, … Continue reading Respite Care: A Break from Caregiving

Busting Myths About Workers with Disabilities

October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Easterseals Colorado is busting some of the widely held myths that not only preclude people with disabilities from pursuing gainful employment, but also prevent companies from seeking their talents.While we’re bringing attention to this important issue in October, we know how important it is to recognize people … Continue reading Busting Myths About Workers with Disabilities

Discovery Club kicks off in September

Written by Peggy Brown, Discovery Club Coordinator What is Easterseals Colorado's Discovery Club? Discovery Club was developed 14 years ago to give children and teens with disabilities a place to play and communicate with others who have disabilities, as well as providing respite for their parents and/or caregivers. Siblings are also welcome to join! This Saturday … Continue reading Discovery Club kicks off in September

Friendship Lodge Grand Opening Highlights Rocky Mountain Village’s Latest Addition

The morning of August 1st, 2019 was host to supporters, staff, campers, and friends of Easterseals Colorado's Rocky Mountain Village summer camp. The newest addition to RMV camp's dwellings is 7,500-SF and fully accessible. The lodge features high ceilings with ADA finishes. In addition to sleeping bunks, the facility also includes a kitchen, living area, … Continue reading Friendship Lodge Grand Opening Highlights Rocky Mountain Village’s Latest Addition