Dawn Franz, RD is the Nutritional Health Coach (NHC) at Natural Grocers’ Colorado Springs store. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Arizona. Dawn enjoys her job because it allows her to connect with people and help them on their journey to health. She has a special interest in digestive health and pregnancy and lactation support. To schedule a free Nutritional Health Coaching session with Dawn Franz, please call 719.577.2500.
In 2009, over 20,000 outpatients were referred to Park West Imaging in Pueblo. Developed by Specialty and Sub-Specialty trained Radiologists, their objective is to make diagnostic imaging in Southern Colorado the benchmark for leading imaging centers of the world. The quality of life provided by Southern Colorado allows Park West Imaging to attract the finest professionals in diagnostic imaging.
Home meal delivery for seriously ill patients has been the mission of Project Angel Heart for two decades. Project Angel Heart has been preparing and hand delivering nutritious meals to improve quality of life, at no cost, to those coping with life-threatening illness. In 2010, Project Angel Heart prepared and delivered more than 415,000 meals to more than 1,850 clients in the Denver and Colorado Springs area. Project Angel Heart prepares and hand-delivers nutritious home meals to people living with cancer, heart disease, end-stage renal disease, and more than 400 other diseases.
What do you do if you can’t afford health insurance? Where do you turn when you get sick? More than 100,000 people in El Paso County face that dilemma, and 30,000 of them are children. As a faith-based, nonprofit organization, SET Family Medical Clinics serves as a safety net that fills the gaps in the health care system. Its mission is to provide basic medical services and holistic health programs to uninsured, underinsured, and low-income people without discrimination. Its goal is embodied in the letters that make up its name: Serve, Empower, and Transform.
Denver Health traces its history back to the old Denver General Hospital, which was established nearly 150 years ago. But today’s Denver Health isn’t your grandfather’s Denver General. With an integrated approach to patient care, a staff composed of top-flight physicians and dedicated support personnel, and the best technology housed in state-of-the-art facilities, Denver Health is recognized as a pre-eminent, community-based, integrated health system.
Charlie Spears, DC is the Nutritional Health Coach (NHC) at Natural Grocers’ Montrose store. He received his Bachelor of Science in human biology and Doctor of Chiropractic from the National University of Healing Arts in Chicago. Before becoming a Nutritional Health Coach, Charlie was in private practice as a chiropractor with a focus in nutrition for 22 years. Charlie has a special interest in high-altitude fitness and nutrition. To schedule a free Nutritional Health Coaching session with Charlie Spears, please call 970.249.2724.
The Association of Junior Leagues International was established in New York City by young women who wanted work to improve child health, nutrition and literacy. Soon after, new Leagues around the country formed, and the focus began to shift to social, health and educational issues that affected the community at large.
Intervention for children with autism in Colorado| On any given day at the PlayDate Behavioral Interventions center, the staff is buzzing around excited about something a child has accomplished or pitching in to help each other guide a child that has had a rough day. Accomplishments like tying shoes or saying a three-word sentence for the first time are all occasions for celebration for everyone involved at this Colorado Springs nonprofit that provides intervention for children with autism in Colorado!