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Advance Directives

Colorado Advance Directives Consortium

Source: Colorado Advance Directives Consortium

Description:

The Colorado Advance Directives Consortium is an informal organization of professionals in healthcare, senior services, law, and ethics dedicated to improving the tools and processes for healthcare decision making in Colorado.

Advocacy

Alpine Area Agency on Aging

Source: Northwest Colorado Council of Governments

Description:

AAAs assist older Americans in living independently and with dignity, in their own communities, by removing barriers and providing continual care for vulnerable older adults.


Area Agency of Aging

Source: South Central Council of Governments

Description:

T he Area Agency on Aging (AAA) provides a wide variety of services to people 60 years and older in both Huerfano and Las Animas counties.


Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Source: Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Description:

The Boulder County AAA promotes the health and well-being of older adults through a variety of programs.


Colorado Area Agencies on Aging

Source: Colorado Eldercare Planning Council

Description:

This is a list of all of the state's Area Agencies on Aging with phone numbers.


Colorado Attorney General

Source: State of Colorado

Description:

The Colorado Attorney General help protect consumers with a variety of issues including identity theft, fraud, debt management, and scams that target the elderly.


Colorado Commission on Aging

Source: Colorado Office of Community Access & Independence

Description:

The Colorado Commission on Aging provides a variety of aging and adult services for seniors in Colorado.


Colorado Nursing Home Ombudsman Program

Source: caregiverlist.com

Description:

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for people who reside in nursing homes.


Denver Area Agency on Aging

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Denver AAA plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's older adults and people living with disabilities.


East Central Area Agency on Aging

Source: East Central Council of Local Governments

Description:

The East Central AAA funds and monitors a variety of community-based services for seniors.


Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Long-term Care Ombudsman program provides support, protection and advocacy for people who live in assisted living and long-term skilled nursing facilities in throughout the Denver area.


Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging

Source: Otero County

Description:

The Lower Arkansas Valley Agency on Aging provides services to individuals age 60 and older who live in Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers counties.


Northeast Colorado Area Agency on Aging

Source: Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments

Description:

Colorado's Area Agencies on Aging promote opportunities for independent living and aging with dignity among seniors in the local area.


Northwest Colorado Area Agency on Aging

Source: Area Agencies on Aging

Description:

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them.


Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

Source: Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments

Description:

The Pikes Peak AAA offers a wide variety of services for older adults. Their primary goal if the help seniors live independently in their own homes.


Region 10 Area Agency on Aging

Source: Region 10

Description:

The AAA in Region 10 seeks to assure that a comprehensive array of services provided through a coordinated network will be available to enable older persons in the region to live independently as long as possible.


San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging

Source: Area Agencies on Aging

Description:

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them.


Senior Assistance Center

Source: Senior Assistance Center

Description:

The Senior Assistance Center's mission is to promote the self-sufficiency of all seniors in Colorado and to ensure that no senior goes without the necessities of life, including food, shelter, and public services.


South Central Colorado Seniors

Source: Area Agencies on Aging

Description:

South Central Colorado Seniors provides information and services for older adults and the people who care for them.


The Arc Colorado

Source: The Arc Colorado

Description:

The Arc of Colorado is a statewide volunteer organization dedicated to support and advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.


Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging

Source: Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging

Description:

Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering services which supports Region 13 older residents, their families and caregivers.


Weld Country Area Agency on Aging

Source: Weld County Department of Human Services

Description:

The Weld County Area Agency for Aging makes it possible for older adults to remain in their homes and communities as long as possible and is part of a national network of agencies that provide services to any person age 60 or older without regard to income, sex or ethnicity.

Consumer Protection

Colorado Area Agencies on Aging

Source: Colorado Eldercare Planning Council

Description:

This is a list of all of the state's Area Agencies on Aging with phone numbers.


Colorado Attorney General

Source: State of Colorado

Description:

The Colorado Attorney General help protect consumers with a variety of issues including identity theft, fraud, debt management, and scams that target the elderly.


Colorado Commission on Aging

Source: Colorado Office of Community Access & Independence

Description:

The Colorado Commission on Aging provides a variety of aging and adult services for seniors in Colorado.


Colorado Nursing Home Ombudsman Program

Source: caregiverlist.com

Description:

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for people who reside in nursing homes.


Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Long-term Care Ombudsman program provides support, protection and advocacy for people who live in assisted living and long-term skilled nursing facilities in throughout the Denver area.

Healthcare

Alzheimer's Association of Colorado

Source: Alzheimer''s Association

Description:

The Alzheimer's Association of Colorado provides resources to people living with the disease and well as those who care for them. This includes information about the latest research, support groups, treatments and tips for keeping the brain healthy.


Colorado Advance Directives Consortium

Source: Colorado Advance Directives Consortium

Description:

The Colorado Advance Directives Consortium is an informal organization of professionals in healthcare, senior services, law, and ethics dedicated to improving the tools and processes for healthcare decision making in Colorado.


Colorado Area Agencies on Aging

Source: Colorado Eldercare Planning Council

Description:

This is a list of all of the state's Area Agencies on Aging with phone numbers.


Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Source: State of Colorado

Description:

Provides information on issues of public health and the environment in Colorado and provides an emergency line to report public health and environmental emergencies.


Northeast Colorado Area Agency on Aging

Source: Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments

Description:

Colorado's Area Agencies on Aging promote opportunities for independent living and aging with dignity among seniors in the local area.

Information & Referral

Alpine Area Agency on Aging

Source: Northwest Colorado Council of Governments

Description:

AAAs assist older Americans in living independently and with dignity, in their own communities, by removing barriers and providing continual care for vulnerable older adults.


Area Agency of Aging

Source: South Central Council of Governments

Description:

T he Area Agency on Aging (AAA) provides a wide variety of services to people 60 years and older in both Huerfano and Las Animas counties.


Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Source: Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Description:

The Boulder County AAA promotes the health and well-being of older adults through a variety of programs.


Denver Area Agency on Aging

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Denver AAA plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's older adults and people living with disabilities.


East Central Area Agency on Aging

Source: East Central Council of Local Governments

Description:

The East Central AAA funds and monitors a variety of community-based services for seniors.


Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging

Source: Otero County

Description:

The Lower Arkansas Valley Agency on Aging provides services to individuals age 60 and older who live in Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers counties.


Northeast Colorado Area Agency on Aging

Source: Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments

Description:

Colorado's Area Agencies on Aging promote opportunities for independent living and aging with dignity among seniors in the local area.


Northwest Colorado Area Agency on Aging

Source: Area Agencies on Aging

Description:

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them.


Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

Source: Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments

Description:

The Pikes Peak AAA offers a wide variety of services for older adults. Their primary goal if the help seniors live independently in their own homes.


Region 10 Area Agency on Aging

Source: Region 10

Description:

The AAA in Region 10 seeks to assure that a comprehensive array of services provided through a coordinated network will be available to enable older persons in the region to live independently as long as possible.


San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging

Source: Area Agencies on Aging

Description:

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them.


South Central Colorado Seniors

Source: Area Agencies on Aging

Description:

South Central Colorado Seniors provides information and services for older adults and the people who care for them.


Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging

Source: Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging

Description:

Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering services which supports Region 13 older residents, their families and caregivers.


Weld Country Area Agency on Aging

Source: Weld County Department of Human Services

Description:

The Weld County Area Agency for Aging makes it possible for older adults to remain in their homes and communities as long as possible and is part of a national network of agencies that provide services to any person age 60 or older without regard to income, sex or ethnicity.

Insurance

Colorado Medicaid

Source: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Description:

Colorado Medicaid is public health insurance for low-income Coloradans who qualify. Colorado Medicaid is funded jointly by a federal-state partnership and is administered by the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing.


Colorado Medicare

Source: Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Description:

Provides all the information you need to know about Medicare in Colorado.

Legal Issues

Colorado Advance Directives Consortium

Source: Colorado Advance Directives Consortium

Description:

The Colorado Advance Directives Consortium is an informal organization of professionals in healthcare, senior services, law, and ethics dedicated to improving the tools and processes for healthcare decision making in Colorado.


Colorado Attorney General

Source: State of Colorado

Description:

The Colorado Attorney General help protect consumers with a variety of issues including identity theft, fraud, debt management, and scams that target the elderly.


Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights & Abuse Prevention

Source: Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights & Abuse Prevention

Description:

The mission of the CCERAP is to promote statewide understanding of elder/at-risk adult abuse and the rights and protections available to elder and at-risk adults.

Long-term Care

Colorado Area Agencies on Aging

Source: Colorado Eldercare Planning Council

Description:

This is a list of all of the state's Area Agencies on Aging with phone numbers.


Colorado Nursing Home Ombudsman Program

Source: caregiverlist.com

Description:

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for people who reside in nursing homes.


Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Long-term Care Ombudsman program provides support, protection and advocacy for people who live in assisted living and long-term skilled nursing facilities in throughout the Denver area.

Medicaid

Colorado Medicaid

Source: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Description:

Colorado Medicaid is public health insurance for low-income Coloradans who qualify. Colorado Medicaid is funded jointly by a federal-state partnership and is administered by the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing.


Northeast Colorado Area Agency on Aging

Source: Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments

Description:

Colorado's Area Agencies on Aging promote opportunities for independent living and aging with dignity among seniors in the local area.

Medicare

Colorado Medicare

Source: Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Description:

Provides all the information you need to know about Medicare in Colorado.

Senior Safety

Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights & Abuse Prevention

Source: Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights & Abuse Prevention

Description:

The mission of the CCERAP is to promote statewide understanding of elder/at-risk adult abuse and the rights and protections available to elder and at-risk adults.


Colorado Commission on Aging

Source: Colorado Office of Community Access & Independence

Description:

The Colorado Commission on Aging provides a variety of aging and adult services for seniors in Colorado.


Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Long-term Care Ombudsman program provides support, protection and advocacy for people who live in assisted living and long-term skilled nursing facilities in throughout the Denver area.

Your Rights

Colorado Attorney General

Source: State of Colorado

Description:

The Colorado Attorney General help protect consumers with a variety of issues including identity theft, fraud, debt management, and scams that target the elderly.


Colorado Commission on Aging

Source: Colorado Office of Community Access & Independence

Description:

The Colorado Commission on Aging provides a variety of aging and adult services for seniors in Colorado.


Colorado Nursing Home Ombudsman Program

Source: caregiverlist.com

Description:

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for people who reside in nursing homes.


Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments

Description:

The Long-term Care Ombudsman program provides support, protection and advocacy for people who live in assisted living and long-term skilled nursing facilities in throughout the Denver area.