Karen Vares is a registered nurse with eight years of experience in the Prevention department of Kaiser Permanente, specializing in work site wellness. Her varied nursing background ranges from maternal -child health in developing nations to rehab/geriatrics.
In her free time Karen enjoys hiking, camping, RV trips, water aerobics, cooking and gardening. She enjoys volunteer commitments with Meals on Wheels and Brent’s Place, where she plans arts and crafts projects for children with cancer.
Karen is available to help you with weight loss, maintenance, nutritional advice, diabetes prevention, hypertension, high cholesterol and other chronic conditions. She can connect you to classes and resources available to Kaiser members. Karen can help you coordinate your care and maximize all of the wellness resources included with your coverage.
Karen is available for nurse coaching on Tuesdays and occasionally Wednesdays, at the Lincoln ESC building from 8:30-5:00 pm. She can also come to your workplace.
To schedule a coaching session with Karen, go to the web address- kp.org/wellnessevent and enter the code stvrain. Or phone 1-877-247-1856 and reference St. Vrain. You may also phone Karen on Tuesdays at 303-702-7921 or 303-406-1238.