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This guide has been designed in partnership with 9NEWS, the Colorado Department of Human Services, Rose Community Foundation, and the Denver Regional Council of Governments to help answer questions all of us have about getting older. 

Senior Source provides information on transportation, health, Medicare, housing, food and nutrition, arts and recreation, support groups, financial planning, fraud protection, work/family and caregiving.  In addition you will find an easy to use phone book with direct phone numbers as well as a dedicated Spanish section. Each month we will also highlight a specific topic of particular importance.  In addition to the information on the website, this topic will be showcased on 9NEWS (Channel 9).


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This area covers Weld, Larimer, Boulder, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Yuma, Washington, and Morgan counties.


Boulder County Resources

As we grow older, we all face changes. This may lead to questions, tough choices and challenges in planning. Call your local Resource Specialist or Community Care Coordinator for help in identifying options in your community.


Resource Specialists

City of Boulder 303-441-4388

City of Longmont 303-651-8716 or 303-651-8414

City of Louisville 303-335-4919

City of Lafayette 303-665-9052


Community Care Coordinators

Allenspark 303-747-2592

Erie 303-828-6588

Lyons 303-823-9016

Nederland 303-258-3068

Niwot 303-652-3850


The services in the following four paragraphs are available through Boulder County Aging Services Division, an Area Agency on Aging - www.bouldercountyseniors.info

Caregiving and Respite Services - 303-441-3570
Boulder County Aging Services offers information, education, and support for family members and friends who provide full or part-time care for older adults. Respite services provide substitute care for frail elders so caregivers can take a needed break

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program – 303-441-3750

Boulder County’s Aging Services Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program provides advocacy for, and with, residents of nursing homes and assisted living homes to exercise their rights and resolve problems. We encourage residents, families, and staff to call us. It is confidential.


Medicare Ombudsman Program – 303-441-3570
Boulder County’s Aging Services Medicare Ombudsman Program provides information and education about Medicare benefits so beneficiaries can make informed healthcare decisions. We advocate for beneficiaries to get the services for which they are eligible.

Care Connections
A Boulder County Aging Services bi-monthly newsletter that provides “information and inspiration” for family caregivers of older adults. Each issue contains articles about the practical and emotional aspects of caregiving, as well as information on local resources, classes, and events. Free to Boulder County residents; one-time donation of $10 for non-residents. Also available online at www.bouldercounty.org/cs/ag/resources.html - look under Boulder County Resources for Care Connections Newsletter.

 

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Area Agencies on Aging Map

Colorado Area Agencies on Aging Regional Directors and Contact Information

 

 


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