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The Palisades wins tech, fitness awards

The Palisades Senior Living received an award from the national Association of Home Builders for its integration of technology and wellness programs for residence. The Palisades, which offers both independent living and assisted living to its residents,  won the award along with their partner, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Every year, the NAHB… Continue Reading The Palisades wins tech, fitness awards

MSEC sponsors health insurance forum

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Health insurance exchanges, employer-based insurance and wellness plans are just a few of the topics at the Mountain States Employers Council meeting July 19. The group normally holds members-only meetings, but has opened this one to all businesses in Colorado Springs. Slated from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, the event costs… Continue Reading MSEC sponsors health insurance forum

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Premiums for health insurance grew faster this year than general inflation and the rate of most workers’ pay raises. Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose to $13,375 annually for family coverage – with employees paying $3,515 on average and employers paying $9,860. The findings come from the benchmark study about employer health benefits, released by… Continue Reading Premiums rise faster than inflation, wages

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A growing chorus of health care providers believes something is missing from the debate about reform — personal responsibility, an individual pledge to move toward wellness. “We have a huge disease burden, said Dr. James Rohack, president of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association who was in Colorado Springs last week. “Obesity… Continue Reading When will wellness enter the health care debate?

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