Monthly Archive: February 2017

Cancer Fundraising

How One Awful Disease Created a Friendship, a Foundation and a Spin Class That Has Raised Millions

In this article originally published on, read about how a spin class is doing some serious cancer fundraising for research.

Aimee Sharp
rare disease day

Rare Disease Day: Down Syndrome with Hirschsprung’s Disease

Rare Disease Day happens every year on the last day of February. As a parent to a child with two rare diseases, this day is particularly important to me.

Alethea Mshar
companies cutting back on caregiver benefits

Interview: Companies Cutting Back On Caregiver Benefits

A thoughtful Q&A with The Aging Experience's Anthony Cirillo and’s Carol Marak, where they discuss the issue of caregiving in the workplace.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
heart health

For Heart Health, Eat More of These

February is American Heart Month. Should you eat a plant-based diet for heart health? Yes and here’s the why and the how.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS

Nutrition Management for Children with Developmental Disabilities Webinar Video

Join us for this free webinar on Nutrition Management for Children with Developmental Disabilities. This webinar addresses feeding issues and nutrient needs

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
self-catheterization travel kits

How to Safely Catheterize in a Public Restroom | Ask Aaron

In this question for our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, John wants to know about how to use a self-catheter kit in a public restroom.

Aaron Baker
child with complex medical needs

My Child with Complex Medical Needs: A Day in the Life Part 1 – Video

If your child has complex medical needs, you're no stranger to the hospital. Today my son and I are spending a whole day there doing medical testing.

Alethea Mshar
Super Parents

Super Parents of Children with Special Needs

Super parents of special needs children are resilient, resourceful, resolute and steadfast. Most days it's enough, but some days it's not even close.

Alethea Mshar
Maternity Coverage

Trump Health Pick Seema Verma Says Maternity Coverage Should be Optional

President Donald Trump's pick to lead the government's major health insurance programs says maternity coverage should be optional for patients...

Aimee Sharp
Senior in Northern Colorado

Your Living Options as a Senior in Northern Colorado

In this article originally published by the Coloradoan, read about how many seniors plan to age-in-place and how Colorado can facilitate those plans.

Aimee Sharp
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