There is a lot going on at Kavod! Check out our local news features, awards and other recognitions. Many feature our residents, programs or campus innovations.
Kavod Residents Interviewed at the 9News Health Fair about the Senior Companion Program
May 31, 2019. Kavod residents, pictured in the middle, were interviewed at the 9News Health Fair by Spark the Change about their Senior Companion Program. While both residents participate in the program–one as a companion and the other as a client–they have equally benefited, formed a friendship and enjoy similar activities. Watch the live stream on Facebook.
Kavod Senior Life Wins 2019 Top Workplaces Award
Kavod Senior Life (Kavod) has been recognized with a 2019 Top Workplaces Award by The Denver Post. This annual contest measures employee satisfaction and results in a list of 100 of the state’s top workplaces for the calendar year. Read more.
Kavod Senior Life Receives 2019 Jewish Programming Award from the Association of Jewish Aging Services (AJAS)
Apr. 2, 2019. Kavod President/CEO, Michael Klein accepts the 2019 Jewish Programming Award at the AJAS Conference in La Jolla, CA. The award recognizes Jewish programs developed and implemented by AJAS organizations that are innovative, creative and specifically designed to enhance the spiritual well-being of the older adults they serve. Kavod Senior Life was one of 6 winners for its intergenerational programming as part of the LinkAGES Colorado initiative. Read more.
Kavod on the Road Featured in March AJAS Newsletter
Kavod Senior Life Reaches Out . Kavod Senior Life launched an outreach program into the community nine years ago that has grown leaps and bounds; today it reaches nearly double the number of individuals off site than those living at Kavod. Read more.
Kavod Senior Life Awarded A Grant from Rose Community Foundation
Feb. 25, 2019. Kavod was granted $68,000 to purchase exercise equipment to benefit the nearly 70 percent of their residents with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
The grant will also enable Kavod to replace the doorknobs on campus apartments with door levers to ease the pain of knob-turning for residents with arthritic joints.
Kavod Senior Life Wii Bowlers Featured on Daily Blast Live
Feb. 15, 2019. Kavod Senior Life Wii Bowlers were featured on KUSA Channel 9’s program Daily Blast Live Healthy Living Segment. Watch our champion bowlers take on host Brandon London and teach him a thing or two about technique.
Kavod Senior Life Nominated for 2019 Eagle Award!
Feb. 8, 2019. Kavod Senior Life has been nominated for a prestigious 2019 Eagle Award! Established in 1990, the Eagle Award represents one of the highest achievements in the Colorado housing community – celebrating extraordinary accomplishments and outstanding leadership in housing and support services.
The awards honor the individuals and collaborative projects that soar to new heights in their work to ensure safe, decent, affordable housing for all Coloradans.