Cardiac Care is Available at Estes Park Health

February 15, 2019

Heart Health needs to be top of mind Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans. In addition to heart disease, 103 million adults have high blood pressure and 6.5 million are living with heart failure. The startling fact is that 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action. It’s not too late to make simple…

Better Sleep is available at the Estes Park Health Sleep Lab

February 5, 2019

The American Sleep Apnea Association stated that, “Untreated sleep disorders and chronic sleep loss are associated with a significant increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, anxiety and depression, substance abuse, certain types of cancer, automobile crashes, on-the-job accidents and total mortality; along with impaired work productivity, academic performance and reduced quality of life.” Since 2009, the…

Receive Excellent Wound Care Treatment

January 11, 2019

Thanks to a generous donation from the Estes Park Health Foundation, the Wound Care Clinic offers advanced healing options. Many people suffer from chronic open sores that can become seriously infected. A variety of factors can influence a wound to become chronic and refuse to heal. Some factors include circulation problems, cancer treatments, age or being a diabetic. Estes Park…

Focus is on patient safety and quality care

December 3, 2018

Why seek accreditation? Accreditation is a way for a healthcare organization to meet regulatory standards established by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Not only meeting regulations, but also demonstrating the organization’s commitment to high levels of performance and patient care by driving Continuous Quality Improvement.  Accreditation programs directly impact the clinical outcomes by improving the structure and…

Help the Paramedics Find You

December 3, 2018

 Estes Park is privileged to have one of the best ambulance crews in Colorado. But, they can only do their job if they can find you. You don’t expect to have to call 911, but you should be prepared in the event the unexpected happens to you. Catherine Cornell, Estes Park Health EMT, shared this story, “I work for the…

Care for the Caregiver

November 26, 2018

“Families provide 80% of long-term care in this country.” – Family Caregiver Alliance It might have started with a small, insignificant task, like laundry, and now you realize you have taken over the role of caregiver. What started as “They did so much for me, I can do this for them.” is now “How do I juggle my career, kids,…

Take Time to Celebrate Memories of a Loved One with Estes Park Health Hospice

November 26, 2018

The holiday season can be a difficult of time for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. Holidays are usually a time of joy, family togetherness and thankfulness.  However, if you are grieving, the holidays can also bring times of emptiness, isolation and intense sadness. Estes Park Health Hospice Care invites  you and your family to a…

Hospice Care in the Estes Valley

November 14, 2018

Hospice is not a place, but it is high-quality care Hospice is not a place, but it is high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. November is National Hospice and Home Health Month, and hospice programs across the country are reaching out to help people understand all that…