Healthy Community, Thriving Businesses. The Arvada Chamber remains committed to that mission for Arvada during what has been an unprecedented and difficult week for all businesses across the country. Our priority is the health of our community, your business, and your employees. As such, we have formulated the following responses and strategies to advance strong economic activity in line with factual health recommendations from our member partners.
On Friday, February 21, 2020, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Community Impact Breakfast to discuss the Colorado public healthcare option. Last session, state lawmakers directed agencies to create a public health insurance option available to all Colorado residents. Industry leaders explained at this event how a public option works and implications for businesses, providers and consumers.
Do you have insurance for your most important financial asset? You may think you?re covered because you have insurance for your car, home or even jewelry. Unfortunately, if you don?t have adequate disability income insurance, you may not be protecting what matters most ? your paycheck. The reality is that few American workers are financially […]
When I started my acupuncture practice in 1999, I remember being very surprised by how many of my patients were taking medications for mental imbalances. And today, I’d estimate at least half of the 20 to 25 patients I see daily are on some sort of medication for anxiety, depression or emotional imbalances. During my […]
Part 2 Our healthcare system is broken; it is NOT a healthcare system. The system does not work to provide us with better health and it does this at a higher expense with less return. Simply put, our system is one of crisis-centered care. The majority of Americans only go to the doctor when we […]
The decision to begin a home care agency began with our own individual experiences within our own family. My Grandmother is and always will be the inspirational reason we chose to go into this field. After the death of my Aunt who lived with my Grandmother we began to worry about her being by herself. […]
Part 1 All of the rage right now is for Americans to be healthy. To eat right, to exercise and to “do the right thing” when in reality America’s population is sick and in crisis both physically and financially. In a September 2016 Bloomberg study, the United Stateshealthcare system only ranked 50th out of 55 […]
There’s an old saying: When your feet hurt, you hurt all over. We tend to lose sight of the fact that our feet are connected to the rest of our body and the major role they play in our health and ability to be active. Just how important are the feet? We depend on them […]
Reflexology is a way of activating the healing powers of the body by working on the hands, feet or ears. We know that the ancient Chinese, Japanese, Indians and Egyptians worked on the feet to promote good health. Today many of these same techniques have been developed into a modern method called reflexology. What joins the […]
By Leslie Burgess ND, Naturopathic Doctor, Calm Spirit Acupuncture and Massage It is estimated that sleep related fatigue costs businesses $150 billion a year in absenteeism, work place accidents, and lost productivity. An estimated one quarter of high school and college students are sleep deprived.(1) According to the CDC, 1 in 25 adults report having […]