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Health + Fitness


    Adam Roberts is a dad. And like many dads, he makes the occasional run to Culver’s. One evening, he was picking up a to-go order of burgers and fries, wearing a sweatshirt with a logo that proudly displayed the place where he works: Diversus Health. The young woman behind the counter looked at Adam and noticed his sweatshirt.
  • Kaiser Permanente: Caring for and growing with southern Colorado

    Most things in life are smarter, more personalized, and more convenient. But health care? Not so much. It doesn’t have to be this way.

    Kaiser Permanente delivers a different kind of health care experience. As one of America’s leading health care providers and nonprofit¹ health plans, we offer care and coverage together. Here in Colorado, our care model has helped keep Coloradans healthy for more than 50 years.

    It takes a skilled doctor to ease a worried patient’s mind. After all, no one visits the doctor for fun. You go because something’s wrong or because you’re afraid something’s wrong. You’re looking for hope in the midst of pain, for answers when your own body feels unknown and uncertain. In these moments of stress and anxiety, a good doctor—with a comforting word and a desire to meet patients where they are—can have an incredible emotional and physical impact.

    Cinema is full of inspiring tales about overcoming challenges. One of the most moving is the story of Rocky Balboa. By all accounts, Rocky should have given up his boxing career. However, with some lucky breaks, his mental tenacity, and help from his close friends, Rocky overcame the odds and achieved something nobody thought possible. Rocky is a beloved character whose story provides insight into struggles and challenges familiar to men from every walk of life.
  • How connected care supports mental well-being

    Mental health impacts everyone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 in 5 U.S. adults live with a mental illness. That’s equivalent to over 50 million Americans. In Colorado, the percentage of adults living with a mental illness is higher than the national average at 23.2% (roughly 1 in 4 people).