The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is proud today to announce that enrollment will begin July 29 for LiVE, a new, income-based fare discount program that provides a 40 percent discount to qualifying riders whose household incomes are at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level. The program is called LiVE – pronounced as one would say, “live your best life” – to reflect how the program gives people the chance to live their life with more access to opportunity.
Denver Indian Health and Family Services joins the National Council of Urban Indian Health in calling for the Senate to match the House budget of $81 million for the urbaUrban Indian Health Fundingn Indian health line item. We need members of our community also communicate this important message.
There are several reasons why your blood pressure is checked at each dental visit; all to make sure you are safe and healthy. The main reason we check your blood pressure during your dental visit is that it may become an issue during dental work. While we do everything possible to make you comfortable, undergoing dental work can create stressful feelings.
On Thursday, May 23rd Denver Indian Health and Family Services 90-minute course for cooking with diabetes. This pilot class had six attendees, and we had a lot of fun cooking and learning about nutrition strategies for diabetes management! We made a flavorful main dish of vegetable-loaded turkey tacos with three sisters’ salsa, cranberry-lime fizz drink and finished off the meal with no bake peanut butter and chocolate chip energy bites.
On Friday, May 3rd the Enrollment Team had the opportunity to speak with Theresa Halsey of KGNU's Native Voices. Listen to Kelly Poleyestewa and Michelle Swimmer talk about their amazing work at Denver Indian Health and Family Services!
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