Posts by Andrea Kuwik

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Policy Deep Dive: Aging Coloradans & The Caring Workforce

We explore how specific issues within Colorado's Medicaid policy financially impair aging Coloradans and drive caring workforce shortages.

Federal rescue funds show Colorado what an adequate budget looks like

The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) gave Colorado lawmakers an unprecedented amount of funds to invest in our state. Here's where it went.

The State of Aging in Colorado

The first of its kind, this new report provides deep data analysis and research to identify gaps and also provides a long-term benchmark to measure future progress.

State of Aging: Community of Choice

Most people want to remain in their homes as they age. Doing so supports individual health, well-being, and comfort.

State of Aging: Quality of Life

By investing in infrastructure that supports a high quality of life and connection to others, we can prevent the need for costly interventions in the future.

State of Aging: Health

To better understand the overall health of older Coloradans, we explore self-reported health statuses and a variety of measures related to affordability, access, and preventative care.

State of Aging: Financial Security

To understand the financial security of older Coloradans, we examine income and expenses and the role these two play in fostering healthy aging.

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Q&A with CCDC’s Shannon Secrest: Perspectives on Aging

"I know this sounds strange, but aging in community with a disability is really a new phenomenon."

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What’s Next for Colorado’s OFE: 5 Things to Know

Now that Colorado's created a first-of-its-kind statewide office of financial empowerment, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Help Us Hear From Colorado’s Unpaid Caregivers

To better understand the experiences and needs of caregivers in Colorado, we've developed a short, five-minute survey.