What is Palliative Care?

Jay Guests, Volunteers

Although palliative care has been around for decades, many people have either never heard of it before or couldn’t really say what it is. To be honest, many of the medical providers that I work with have a hard time explaining just what palliative care means for their patients. We in the business describe palliative care as an extra level …

Ironman Boulder 2017

Jay Guests, Volunteers

June 15, 2017 In the aftermath of all of the soreness, hobbling around, and celebrating a job well done with photos, phone calls, and text messages, I’m finally sitting down to reflect on my first Ironman. 🙂 In the two days prior to the race, what I found most surprising was the overwhelming sense of calm I felt. I expected to …

Take the Winnings Off the Table and Share Through Philanthropy

Jay Guests

When considering charitable contributions, did you know that giving of appreciated assets may be your more tax advantaged strategy?  By donating appreciated stock, real estate, or real assets to charity may avoid capital gains taxes and address your philanthropic desires. The stock market continues to advance to all-time highs, real estate is holding its value with strong employment nationally and …

Cancer Caregiver Receives Dream Wedding Dress Donated by Former Bride

Jay Guests

In March, 2014, Linda Perez’s fiancé, Gabriel Fisz, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, PH positive – an aggressive form of the disease that required a bone marrow transplant. The prognosis was poor. Little did Linda and Gabriel know that two years later, Linda would receive a donated Vera Wang wedding dress! The couple is also in the process of starting …

Skratch Fuel for Cancer Thrivers!

Jay Guests

What to cook for cancer survivors, staff and volunteers at an Epic Experience camp? We were looking for a healthy source of hydration for keeping our Cancer Thrivers that travel to the high altitude of Colorado from across the US and Canada and our friends at Polar Bottles introduced us to Skratch Labs. Skratch Labs generously donated hydration packets and …