Low-Income Housing Community Gets Geriatric Medicine Clinic On Site

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DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of older adults, who live in an affordable housing community in Denver, no longer have to worry about how to get to the doctor. University Of Colorado Geriatric Medicine has set up a clinic right on site. It is a new type of partnership bringing medical services directly to a low income community.

“It’s my haven, it’s my haven,” said Marlene Leddick.



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Marlene loves living at Kavod Senior Life. It is two high rise apartment buildings in Cherry Creek North, an affordable housing community of more than 400 adults, age 62 and over.

“It has everything that I could possibly think of, want, dream of,” Marlene told CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh.

And now way up on the 14th floor, there is even more. In early August, Kavod opened the CU Geriatric Medicine Clinic. For years, Kavod CEO Michael

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No sweat: Dick’s Sporting Goods crushes second quarter as consumers focus on fitness

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In this May 18, 2020 file photo, Gus Promollo delivers an order into a customer’s trunk at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Paramus, N.J. At home workouts and outdoor athletic activities are shaping up to be good business for Dick’s Sporting Goods. The retailer’s second-quarter results easily beat Wall Street’s expectations, Wednesday, Aug. 26, as consumers continue to focus on health and wellness while stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

At home workouts and outdoor athletic activities are shaping up to be good business for Dick’s Sporting Goods. The retailer’s second-quarter results easily beat Wall Street’s expectations as consumers continue to focus on health and wellness while stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“During this pandemic, the importance of health and fitness has accelerated and participation in socially distant, outdoor activities has increased. There has also been a greater shift toward athletic and active lifestyle

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