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Healthy Aging & Promising Practices: A State Scan of Long-Term Care Policies

To truly see the benefits of our older population, we must address gaps preventing healthy aging. This report highlights specific state programs across the country Colorado can learn from.

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Student Debt Solutions: Sizing Up Colorado’s Approach

Legislation introduced on the first day of session could help Colorado’s students and their families don’t borrow for higher education at their own financial peril.

What Are Vendor Fees?

Due to a high percentage and no cap, businesses in Colorado keep more money from vendor fees than all but a few other states. What does this mean for you?

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Colorado Paid Leave: Learning From Massachusetts & Washington

Despite proposed bills, a Colorado paid leave plan has been stymied by the state Senate, while six states and D.C. already have laws on the books.

Supporting Colorado Caregivers Through Respite Care

Respite is a vital service for families who are taking care of a loved one at home. This brief examines how policymakers can better understand the structural needs, challenges, and opportunities of respite care.

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Briefed by the Bell — Health Care

Colorado has made major strides in increasing access to health care over the last 10 years, but consistently increasing costs put health care out of reach for families.

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The Future of Work: Implications for Colorado Women

With more Colorado women in positions to lead state policy, there's a real chance for issues affecting whole families to be elevated in ways that address the demands soon to be compounded by the economy of tomorrow.

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Briefed by the Bell — Two-Generation Solutions

Working with parents and children together, we can help both attain skills to set them up for success throughout their lives.

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Colorado Middle Class Families: Characteristics & Cost Pressures

A new study highlights a scary truth: Achieving a middle class lifestyle is impossible for most Colorado families with actual middle-income levels. Read the full findings now.

Mapping Study: Two-Generation Ideas for Denver Neighborhoods

The Bell identified the educational and job training needs of Denver-area families and developed a list of programs, policies, and resources available to provide these services. This mapping study focuses on identifying what currently exists, the students being served, and the major barriers and gaps in accessing the available services.

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