Marian House helps mom, then daughter

Marian House helps mom, then daughter

ELLIE COLE When Megan was in high school, her mother was hit by a semi-truck, which resulted in restless leg syndrome, total disability and Addison’s disease — an auto-immune deficiency that requires unique treatment. Megan graduated from Metro State College in Denver...
Nonprofit works to ease couple's tough journey

Nonprofit works to ease couple's tough journey

Tri-Lakes Cares offers hand up after illness ELLIE COLE At age 46, Randy Larsen had his first stroke. Caron Hogan, his fiance, said it was a normal morning when she heard a crash from the living room. She ran to find Larsen on the ground, his eyes rolling around in...
Care offers woman 'second childhood'

Care offers woman 'second childhood'

ELLIE COLE   Rhonda Warwick has quite a list to describe the challenges she faces in her life. She has asthma, COPD, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, depression — and some of her issues come from the medicines that are supposed to help her. Warwick once was a...
‘I AM A SUCCESS STORY’: WOMAN EMPOWERED TO FIND A JOB, A HOME

‘I AM A SUCCESS STORY’: WOMAN EMPOWERED TO FIND A JOB, A HOME

Housing agency helps woman move on ELLIE COLE During about 15 years of marriage, Sharon’s life ran smoothly. She and her husband had four children, and he went to work each day to provide for their family. “He was the breadwinner and took care of everything,” she...
Opening Up The World Outside Her Apartment

Opening Up The World Outside Her Apartment

Silver Key van brings independence ELLIE COLE   Leslie Cook may be 85, but she remains a vibrant member of her hometown of Colorado Springs. For 30 years she was the CEO of the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross and has stayed involved in the community after...