When you think of "team-building" what is the first thing that comes to mind? Cheesy ice breakers? Personality tests? How about getting to spend the day with your amazing co-workers? Well at Easterseals Colorado's Summer All Staff retreat, the last option rang the most true! ESC staff were treated to an awesome day at ESC's … Continue reading A Real (re)Treat for ESC Staff
Did you know? Last year, 31% of people with disabilities were employed part-time, compared to 17% of people with no disabilities. (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Employment opportunities for people with disabilities have improved over the years, but research still shows that youth with disabilities are less likely than youth without disabilities to graduate from high … Continue reading Importance of job training for youth with disabilities
Written by Krasimir Koev, Vice President of Programs at Easterseals Colorado While most Coloradans will agree that it has been a long, cold and snowy winter, here at Easterseals Colorado we know summer is here when we started all of our summer programs!Weather is finally warming up and both our residential camp, Rocky Mountain Village … Continue reading Summer at Easterseals Colorado is here!
Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado As we come to the end of May, and the end of Stroke Awareness month, I want to just say that every month should be Stroke Awareness Month.Stroke is still so prevalent in our country, and can be prevented or at least … Continue reading BE AWARE of stroke symptoms, lifestyle risks and what you can do to help prevent a stroke
Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado Yes, I am shouting this to the proverbial rafters. As the director of Easterseals Colorado Neurological Rehabilitation Adult day program, I can honestly say that the vast majority of the participants in the program are stroke survivors. I get calls weekly from … Continue reading Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in this country. Over 7 million people are living today as stroke survivors.
Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado Currently there are 7 million stroke survivors in our country. Because stroke is so prevalent in our country, it is imperative to have as much knowledge as possible to keep you and your loved ones stroke free. Three major myths pertaining to … Continue reading Stroke is the fifth major cause of death in the United States
Written by Reiley Krafczyk, Development Coordinator at Easterseals Colorado It never ceases to amaze me how collaborative and caring the community throughout the Denver area and Colorado is! If you need an example, look no further than "Girls Night Out" hosted by Denver Darling Boutique benefiting Easterseals Colorado. This intimate event featured yummy snacks - … Continue reading A Girls Night Out is an Event to Remember
Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado Marvin at Easterseals Colorado's Neurological Rehabilitation Center Marvin came to the Easterseals Colorado Neurological Rehabilitation Adult Day program using a wheelchair for mobility, almost a year ago. He had had a major stroke several months previous which severely weakened his right side, … Continue reading A stroke survivors story and why it’s important to act F.A.S.T.
Written by Cindy Charlton, Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Easterseals Colorado As the program director of Easterseals Colorado Neuro Rehab Center, I see many stroke survivors in our Neuro Rehab Adult Day program. Because of this, I know how important it is to get the word(s) out and raise awareness about stroke. It’s … Continue reading May is National Stroke Awareness Month
Written by Reiley Krafczyk, Development Coordinator at Easterseals Colorado Kicking off at 4:00pm on Saturday, April 27th, the first ever VIP reception featured fresh cooked appetizers, drinks, and a fun – yet challenging – trivia game focused on all things camp. My personal favorite was challenge #3 which required each player to stick their hand … Continue reading The 6th Annual A Perfect Pairing at Easterseals Colorado Rocky Mountain Village was the perfect way to pair having a great time with supporting a great cause.