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Agency on Aging senior assistance programs Colorado.

Agency on Aging services in Colorado provide assistance to older individuals and adults, including seniors as well as residents aged 60 and older. There is free money from the government for seniors, Medicare insurance, pensions and help for retirees, Meals on Wheels and more. Find help for for senior citizens in Colorado.

There are a number of programs offered across the state by non-profits and government agencies. Other resources include care giving; respite care; housing/rental assistance; elder rights; long term care ombudsman; Medicare and prescription assistance. There are also various free nutrition, Ensure or food banks and wellness services From the Colorado Agency on Aging, which also partners with  Colorado Department of Human Services.

Financial help in Colorado for senior citizens

The Old Age Pension (OAP) program may be offered for low-income adults age 60 or older who meet basic eligibility and income requirements. The program may offer limited financial assistance, help for medical expenses and health care benefits for seniors, rent, and more. While funding will vary, it can provide up to several hundred dollars per month.

Transportation assistance is in high demand, and it may be provided to elderly Coloradans. Senior transportation assistance programs make it possible for seniors and older adults who do not drive to obtain rides for essential trips. Transportation can be provided for medical and doctor appointments, senior activities such as congregate meals, and errands.

Outreach, information, and referrals are offered. It can help people learn about available services and assistance programs offered in Colorado, at the federal level, and locally. Outreach has another benefit of also identifying homebound or isolated people in need of help.

The information and assistance program connects senior citizens, older persons, and families to non-profit community agencies. Or they can learn about financial help, grants and free money from the government for seniors over the age of 60 or 65 in Colorado. People can contact their local Area Agency on Aging office in Colorado for information on resources available for individuals 60 and over.




Free legal assistance services in Colorado are offered to address counseling, limited representation, and other legal advice. Services can assist eligible individuals in dealing with issues of assistance in understanding their rights, financial management, evictions, exercising choices, and exploring government benefits.

Chore Service is available to seniors and elderly who are physically unable to perform tasks, such as minor repairs, yard work, or heavy cleaning. Many agency on aging offices coordinate this. They help widow in Colorado, seniors over the age of 60 who live by themselves and others do yard work and other chores. Or look here for yardwork services from Catholic Charities.

Care Coordination involves a coordinator meeting with the senior. They will assess his or her needs and work with them to develop a service plan to meet those needs. Once services are signed up for and begin, a care coordinator can provide follow-up as well to ensure things are going well.

The Colorado Burial Assistance program may be able to provide financial assistance to help pay for costs including burial, cremation, or funeral bills. The deceased must have been a recipient of Old Age Pension, Aid to the Needy Disabled, Medicaid, Aid to the Blind, or Colorado Supplement. The also need to meet income limits.

Money Management Services are offered by Colorado agency of aging offices in partnership with the AARP Foundation Money Management Program. They also partner with non-profit credit counselors as well as state and local government and nonprofit agencies. A variety of organizations sponsor the program in Colorado, including senior centers, Departments of Social Services, and Area Agencies on Aging. Read more on credit and debt help.

Free meals, food, and home delivery services

Nutrition, Food, and Well-being can help seniors stay healthy and independent. The Older Coloradans Act provide funding for nutritious meals and food items, nutrition education, screening and counseling, health promotion and disease prevention, and physical activities.





Congregate Meals are offered at many Colorado senior centers, churches, apartments, agency on aging offices, and recreation centers. They serve seniors and the elderly free meals in a group setting. The social atmosphere and group atmosphere also makes mealtime a friendly, positive experience and helps promote conversation and community. Food provided will meet all Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Home-Delivered Meals can be offered to the homebound, or to those in which an illness or hospitalization makes it difficult to prepare a nutritious meal. This is also for seniors over the age of 60 to 70 in Colorado. For example, an older adult or senior may be unable to undertake this task temporarily or for a longer period of time. In these situations, it is reassuring to know that a hot, nutritious meal will be delivered by a caring volunteer from a local agency like the agency of aging or a local church.

Another free service from Agency on Aging is nutrition education, which takes the idea of a healthy, nutritious meal and carries it through to the rest of the day. Potential topics may include good food sources of specific nutrients, practical suggestions to extend the nutrition dollar, eating for chronic illness, and safe food preparation. This includes how to use a food pantry when it comes to expiration dates or sell by information. Learn more on expired food.

Senior job programs and employment services Colorado

Senior Community Service Employment Program can help people find a job. Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Colorado and the United States, age 55 or older, and living in a low income household. Not only will there be help with employment, but also funds for paying for work related expenses for people over the age of 55. As government money will pay for clothes, transportation and other bills.

If you are placed into a job, SCSEP participants will gain marketable job skills training in public and non-profit organizations. They will be paid, however it is usually minimum wage. Some of the job locations will include schools, senior centers, private non-profit businesses, and libraries. Participants will be able to develop their own job skills, a restored sense of self-worth, and gain confidence.

There are four main agencies that operate the Senior Community Services Employment Program in Colorado, and they include Seniors' Resource Center, Association of Aging and Retired Persons (AARP), Seniors! Inc., and also Service, Employment, Redevelopment International, or SER. Your local Agency on Aging office can help you apply.







Medical and homecare from Agency on Aging

Home Care Allowance may offer cash assistance to elderly and disabled individuals in Colorado. The money is offered for services paid directly to a home care provider of the client’s choice. The home care provider that is paid by agency on aging will need to conduct services such as assisting the senior with their activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, transfers, supportive service such as money management and credit counseling, and appointment management.

Colorado Home Health Care provides a variety of services in the senior’s home, under the direction of a physician.

In-Home Services such as personal care and homemaking are available to elderly and individuals who have functional limitations, are homebound due to illness, or have a disability.

Telephone Reassurance and Friendly Visitors provide telephone or personal contact for seniors or older persons who are homebound or who live alone in Colorado. There are free Apple iPhones, Tablets, computers and other devices. Usually a volunteer from an organization like the area agency on aging provides the service for the senior, or look here for a free Colorado iPhone program.

Call Aging on Aging centers in Colorado

There are multiple locations that seniors, retirees and older people can turn to. The assistance is local, so whether it is free government money for seniors over the age of 60 to 65, or food or something else, programs are available. Or call the main location at Colorado Department of Human Services, 1575 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203. Phone number is (303) 866-5889, 844-265-2372 or (303) 866-5700.

Area Agency On Aging helps seniors over the age of 60 from 1116 3rd St, Alamosa, CO 81101. Phone: (719) 589-4511. The counties are Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, and Saguache.

Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado is also the local agency of Aging for counties of Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, and Rio Blanco. The location is 195 14th St Building D, Rifle, CO 81650. Phone: (970) 665-1095

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is located at 3482 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304. Phone: (303) 441-1617

Denver Regional Council of Governments is for the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, and Jefferson. The address is 1001 17th St #700, Denver, CO 80202. Call (303) 455-1000

Grand Junction Regional Center is located at 2800 Riverside Parkway, Grand Junction, CO 81501, phone (970) 245-2100.

Northeastern Colorado Association is for the counties of Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma. The location is 231 Main St, Fort Morgan, CO 80701. Phone: (970) 867-9409




PPACG Area Agency on Aging is for El Paso, Park, and Teller County. Grant money, food, wellness and more is from 14 S Chestnut St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905. Telephone: (719) 471-2096

Pueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA). Location is 320 W 10th St, Pueblo, CO 81003. Dial (719) 583-6120

Pueblo Regional Center. Address: 270 W. John Powell Blvd., Pueblo West, Colorado 81007. Telephone number is (719) 585-4001

Region 10 League for Economic Assistance and Planning is at 145 S Cascade Ave, Montrose, CO 81401. Phone: (970) 249-2436. This non-profit senior center is for Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel Counties.

San Juan Basin Area Agency covers elderly people in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan County. The senior center is at  451 Hot Springs Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. Dial (970) 264-0501

Wheat Ridge Regional Center, 10285 Ridge Road, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. Dial (303) 463-2500


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