Category: Here’s to your Health!


How to give free medical equipment to your community

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No one should ever have to pay for durable medical equipment out of pocket – learn how to start a free, equipment lending program in your community!

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Can cannabis cure cancer?

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Cannabis is well known for it’s ability to treat the side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation, but scientists are exploring it’s potential to treat cancer itself.

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Why and How to Sprout Almonds (EASY recipe)!

Soaking almonds improves digestibility and absorption of vitamins and minerals naturally occurring in almonds. Try this easy recipe to double the nutrition of your raw organic almonds!

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Sing-a-long First Aid for Kids: RICE it!

Sing-a-long with Arwen & Skully the Skeleton to learn about what to do when you get a boo-boo.

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You’re invited to our 3rd Annual Holistic Health Fair!

GET YOUR EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW!  This is a truly amazing event that gets bigger and better every year. Come and enjoy a day full of healing with reiki, massage therapy, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, sound healing, healing touch, naturopathy, homeopathy,…

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Aging in Place, practical advice for enjoying our twilight years at home

I work closely with the elders in our community, primarily helping our elders to live at home safely for as long as possible. Amazingly, many of the elders in Gilpin County (with the fastest aging population in the state of…

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Hard Core Self Care: Just Do It!

Stress takes a toll on our bodies: Stress can lead to insomnia, or sleep deficiency. According to the National Institute of Health, “Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes,…

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Labor Day Weekend Farmer’s Market at the Homestead!

Come out to the Homestead TOMORROW for our annual Labor Day Weekend Farmer’s Market – we’ll have tents selling produce, honey, fiber arts and handmade jewelry – all local, all sustainable and all wonderful! Show your support for good things…

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101 Amazing things we’re doing to make a healthier world

The Holistic Homestead does more than run a Farmer’s Market – learn about the many ways we’re building healthy communities and touching the lives of all our neighbors with education, outreach, and advocacy.

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Sauna Therapy for Winter Health

Full-spectrum infra-red sauna in Gilpin County: You’ve gotta try it to believe it Jan Peterson has had her state-of- the-art full-spectrum infra-red sauna at Alternative Sun (right above mid-county liquors) for two-and- a-half years. I reported on this delightfully unique amenity in…

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