Love, Inspiration and Guidance for the Mountain Community
Stories from the Heart
ColoradoBiz Magazine Names Mount Evans the Top Health Care Company in 2020 Despite all the uncertainty we are all surrounded by in Colorado this year – a
Working and serving in her community has always been a priority for Kristy. She waited patiently for a social work position at Mount Evans. When a job in palliative care opened, she spent a year counseling patients coping with illness and supporting them throughout their journey.
Pam’s heart and her creative talents have no bounds. Anyone who has attended the Mount Evans Gala can attest to artistic masterpieces. She was the chair of this year’s decorating committee for the We Heart the 80s Annual Gala.
There are more than 18.2 million Veterans in the United States who have protected and served our country. Of these, more than half, are over the age of 65. There is a growing recognition, both here at Mount Evans and throughout the country, of the need to provide Veteran-centered care to our servicemen and servicewomen.
“Social work is the art of listening and the science of hope.”
March is the month all America recognizes and celebrates social workers. These caring professionals are trained to help people see and surmount the barriers keeping them from living their optimal lives, whether those obstacles are physical, emotional, financial, systemic or all of the above. And, as the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) describes, “They are employed to effect positive change with individuals, families, groups and entire communities.”
Teri’s medical bag often is often stocked with a piece of handcrafted jewelry for her patients. As a hospice and home health care nurse, she takes care of mountain residents who are ill, injured or need help to be comfortable in their body and spirit as they leave this life.