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    Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ACS Look Good, Feel Better Cancer Support Group (1825 Marion St.) - Saint Joseph HospitalFree service that teaches female cancer patients beauty tips to look their best and feel good about how they look during chemotherapy and radiation treatments.Denver County1825 Marion St. Oncology Social Resources and Services - Saint Joseph HospitalSaint Joseph Hospital
    AIDS/HIV Support - Angels UnawareOffers support groups to families living with HIV or AIDS. Groups meet four times a year and do family fun activities together. An electronic newsletter of upcoming events, current articles on AIDS/HIV research, health and cooking tips, memorials, reminders, and celebrations are available. Also offers a free weekend vacation to Camp Ray-Ray, at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO in September.Jefferson CountyAngels UnawareAngels Unaware
    ALS Support Groups (Rocky Mountain Chapter) - ALS AssociationThe focus of our support groups is the sharing of thoughts and information in a comfortable atmosphere. The groups offer information and discussion for persons with ALS and their significant others. Our groups include a combination of Persons with ALS (PALS), family, friends and health care professionals.Denver CountyHealth Care (Rocky Mountain Chapter) - ALS AssociationALS Association
    ALS Support Groups (Rocky Mountain Chapter) - ALS AssociationThe focus of our support groups is the sharing of thoughts and information in a comfortable atmosphere. The groups offer information and discussion for persons with ALS and their significant others. Our groups include a combination of Persons with ALS (PALS), family, friends and health care professionals.Denver CountyHealth Care (Rocky Mountain Chapter) - ALS AssociationALS Association
    Alzheimer - Dementia Support Group - Montrose Memorial HospitalAlzheimer - Dementia Support Group for families and caregivers with a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's or Dementia.Montrose CountyMontrose Memorial HospitalMontrose Memorial Hospital
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Garfield CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Lake CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Pitkin CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Montrose CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Mesa CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Gunnison CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Association - Western SlopeOffering: -One-on-one Care Consults in person and over the phone, including referrals, resources, information, education, troubleshooting, and follow-up. -Education classes from recognizing the warning signs, through end of life care, as well as legal and financial planning and healthy living. -Support Groups for caregivers and persons with dementia or Alzheimer's. -Information resources -A 24-hour Helpline (800) 272-3900 Delta CountyWestern Slope - Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Resources (Denver) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersProvides assistance for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers and families, including classes, education, support groups, and resources.Denver CountyDenver - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Resources (Fort Collins) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersProvides education, support and connections to resources for persons with Alzheimer Disease and other dementias, as well as their families and caregivers. Information on local support groups also available (See Helpful Tips below).Larimer CountyFort Collins - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Resources (Louisville) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersProvides assistance for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers and families, including classes, education, support groups, and resources.Boulder CountyLouisville - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Resources (Northeast Colorado/Greeley) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersProvides support, education, and resources to persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia, their caregivers, and family members,Weld CountyNortheast Colorado/Greeley - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Resources (Pueblo/Southern Colorado) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersOffers a variety of services to persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia and their caregivers or family members, including: - The Safe Return Program; a nationwide system to help identify, locate, and return inidviduals who are memory impaired due to Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder to safety - Support group meetings for persons with Alzheimer's and their family or caregivers - A helpline provides telephone information, support, and referrals in Southern Colorado - Family Options Counseling - Community education workshopsPueblo CountyPueblo/Southern Colorado - Alzheimer's ResourcesAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    Alzheimer's Support Group - St. Patrick's Episcopal ChurchSupport groups are available to those living with Alzheimer's Disease as well as their friends, family and caregivers. Each support group is designed to have deep discussions about what the disease is and how to care for someone living with Alzheimer's. Each group is headed by a healthcare professional to help answer questions and facilitate discussion among others in the community dealing with Alzheimer's. Group meetings are held in the Parish Hall next to the main church. Meetings are held on the last Monday of every month at 11:00 am.Archuleta CountySt. Patrick's Episcopal ChurchSt. Patrick's Episcopal Church
    Aphasia Support Group - Rocky Mountain Stroke CenterProvides education and support for stroke survivors experiencing aphasia and communication difficulties. Meetings held in various locations.Arapahoe CountyRocky Mountain Stroke CenterRocky Mountain Stroke Center
    Aphasia Support Group - Washington Street Community CenterA support group is offered to persons with speech/language difficulties caused by a stroke or head injury.Denver CountyWashington Street Community CenterWashington Street Community Center
    Assisted Living and Community Services - Bee Hive HomesBee Hive Homes is unique in the fact that they have focused on reducing the staff to resident ratios in their homes to provide a higher level of personal service. Bee Hive Assisted living homes are not nursing homes and it should be noted that Bee Hive assisted living homes do not provide skilled nursing care services.Weld CountyBee Hive HomesBee Hive Homes
    Ataxia Information and Support - National Ataxia FoundationProvides information, referrals to neurologists, a newsletter, support groups, an annual conference, and a pen pal program for ataxia families to connect.Out of StateNational Ataxia FoundationNational Ataxia Foundation
    A-Team Thompson School District Autism and Asperger's Parent Support Group - Autism Society of Larimer CountyThe A-Team Thompson School District Autism/Asperger's Parent/Community Support Group offered by the Autism Society, meets on the second Monday of the month during the school year.Larimer CountyAutism Society of Larimer CountyAutism Society of Larimer County
    Autism Information and Support - Autism Society of ColoradoOffers a variety of events, activities and information services. Community and family support programs: - Autism Navigation Center for information, referrals, advocacy and support throughout every stage through in-office visits and support groups - Community outings such as Autism Family Pizza Night at Beau Jo's and other activities Educational opportunities: - Autism 101, an introduction to understanding autism for community groups or organizations - In-depth topical presentations for adults and caregivers Other programs: - Certified application assistance for Medicaid, Medicaid Buy-In, and CHP+ Jefferson CountyAutism Society of ColoradoAutism Society of Colorado
    Autism Support Groups - Autism Society of Larimer CountyThe Autism Society of Larimer County is a volunteer managed not for profit group that focuses on improving the lives of the autism community. The ASLC works from a virtual office with phone line manned by rotation volunteers. Various support groups are offered.Larimer CountyAutism Society of Larimer CountyAutism Society of Larimer County
    Blind and Visually Impaired Resources - A3Provides the following services to help people adapt and adjust to vision loss: - in-home training and education - adaptive aids - support groups - low vision specialist eye exams - workshops and public presentations Also provides information and referrals to other resources for individuals throughout the state.Denver CountyA3A3
    Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group of Southwestern Colorado, Inc.Bosom Buddies provides emotional and financial support to those who are affected by breast cancer disease. Support Groups - Groups meet every Wednesday from noon to 1:00 pm at the main office. Support group meetings help discuss issues such as family, work, school and the side effects of treatment. Financial Assistance is also available for a variety of needs for those effected by breast cancer. Bosom Buddies may provide assistance for: - Mammograms - Ultrasounds - Surgical consultations - Scholarships for survivors of breast cancer and those whose parent or guardian has, at some time, been diagnosed with breast cancer - Hats - Scarves - Wigs - Bras - Prosthesis supplies Some supplies are limited by donations. Call or email to see what is available.Montrose CountyBosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group of Southwestern Colorado, Inc.Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group of Southwestern Colorado, Inc.
    Brain Injury Support Groups - Brain Injury Alliance of ColoradoConnects individuals with a brain injury and their families with the following: - Adult and youth recreation programs - Support groups - Life skills workshops - Case management - Peer advocacy - Information and referralDenver CountyBrain Injury Alliance of ColoradoBrain Injury Alliance of Colorado
    Breast Cancer Support - American Cancer SocietyWomen with breast cancer can talk with a trained volunteer who is a survivor of breast cancer.El Paso CountyIndividual & Family Life - American Cancer Society (ACS)American Cancer Society (Colorado Springs)
    Cancer Support Groups - American Childhood Cancer OrganizationPeer support groups and contacts for parents are provided to families of children with cancer and survivors of childhood cancer. American Childhood Cancer Organization does not provide financial assistance.Out of StateOrganization/Community/International Services - American Childhood Cancer OrganizationAmerican Childhood Cancer Organization
    Cancer Support Group - St. Mary-Corwin Medical CenterCan-Cer-Vice offers a support group for cancer patients in a small group setting led by a trained facilitator. Participants can discuss and share cancer experiences with others whose experiences are similar.Pueblo CountySt. Mary-Corwin Medical CenterSt. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
    Cancer Support Group - University of Colorado HealthSharing The Cancer Journey, is a support group that offers free education and support to cancer patients, family members, caregivers, friends and professionals, in a consistent program while working cohesively with health care providers, those with life experience, and experts in special fields. Provides a welcoming and safe environment to facilitate relationships that empower and a venue for sharing knowledge to promote active involvement in treatment.Larimer CountyUCHealthUCHealth
    Cancer Survivor Center for Health & Well-beingProvides Nutritional guidance, support services and exercise programs for cancer survivors.Pitkin CountyCancer Survivor Center for Health & Well-beingCancer Survivor Center for Health & Well-being
    Chemotherapy - CancerCareCancerCare’s services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, resource referrals, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. Provides limited financial assistance to people affected by cancer, to help with costs like transportation, home care and child care. If we do not currently have funding to assist you, our professional oncology social workers will always work to refer you to other financial assistance resources. CancerCare's Linking A.R.M.S. assist on a limited grant for certain expenses related to breast cancer treatment. It assists with treatments like hormonal/oral chemo, pain, anti-nausea meds, lymph edema supplies and durable medical equipment.Out of StateCancerCareCancerCare
    Chronic Health Conditions or Disabilities Workshops - Community HospitalWorkshops to help individuals take action to improve symptoms of their health problems or disabilities. Examples of chronic health conditions include diabetes, high blood pressure, congestive heart disease, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), disabilities and others.Mesa CountyCommunity HospitalCommunity Hospital
    Counseling and Support Groups - Denver Colorado AIDS ProjectProvides mental health counseling as well as drug and alcohol counseling for individuals and couples with or without a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS. Also offers support groups centered around various issues for those living with HIV.Denver CountyDenver Colorado AIDS ProjectDenver Colorado AIDS Project
    Dementia Caregiver Support Groups - O'Deegan ConsultingSupport groups are offered twice weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays. First and third Wednesday groups meet at: Cedaredge Centennial Room at the Cedaredge Civic Center 140 Northwest 2nd Street Cedaredge, CO 81413 Second and fourth Wednesday groups meet at: Hotchkiss Townhall Council Chambers 175 1st Street Hotchkiss, CO 81419 All Thursday groups meet at: Crossroads Assisted Living 1353A Aspen Way Delta, CO 81416 All Wednesday Meetings begin at 1:30 pm. All Thursday Meetings begin at 1:00 pm. Group Meeting length may vary. Respite care is available free of charge during the Thursday Delta Meetings. Call 970-874-1421.Delta CountyO'Deegan ConsultingO'Deegan Consulting
    Dietary Intervention Support and Hope (DISH) - Autism Society of Larimer CountyThe Dietary Intervention Support and Hope Group offered by the Autism Society is open to anyone who is inquiring, starting out, or is a veteran of the gluten-free, casein-free diet and bio-medical interventions.Larimer CountyAutism Society of Larimer CountyAutism Society of Larimer County
    Easter Seals Colorado Wings Adult Day Program - Easter Seals ColoradoProvides a day program for adults with developmental disabilities, community access and life-long learning opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. Wings raises the bar through meaningful, educational and enriching activities for participants. Each day consists of 3 hours of in-house, specialized habilitation services which provides life-long learning opportunities including cooking classes, therapeutic art classes, therapy dogs, safety awareness, etc.; and 3 hours of supported community connections which provides social and community activities in our local community, including bowling, recreation center, library, local museums, tours, volunteer work, etc. Also provides a small group support community connections day program, respite and individual support community connections. Larimer CountyEaster Seals Colorado Wings (Larimer) - Easter Seals ColoradoEaster Seals Colorado
    Emotion Management - Montrose Memorial HospitalA support group for those who struggle with their emotions or understanding the emotions they feel to find skills to help them with their emotional well-being.Montrose CountyMontrose Memorial HospitalMontrose Memorial Hospital
    Epilepsy Resources - Epilepsy Foundation of ColoradoProvides information and referrals, support groups, community-based education, and a summer camp specifically for children living with epilepsy.Pueblo CountyEpilepsy FoundationEpilepsy Foundation of Colorado
    Family Support - Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of ColoradoProvides the following assistance for families facing the challenges of Prader-Willi Syndrome: - Information - Scholarships for treatment beyond a family’s means or not covered by medical insurance - Social gatherings - Individualized Education Plan support - Multidisciplinary clinic held every other month at Children's HospitalDenver CountyPrader-Willi Syndrome Association of ColoradoPrader-Willi Syndrome Association of Colorado
    Fragile X Awareness and Support Groups - National Fragile X FoundationDistributes information about Fragile X Syndrome, provides information and referrals, educational materials, and a quarterly newsletter, and offers access to support groups for families.Out of StateNational Fragile X FoundationNational Fragile X Foundation
    General/Support Group Information - National Brain Tumor SocietyProvides individuals with general information on brain tumors and support groups in their area. Brain tumor support groups are filled with people who have been where patients are now – they have been diagnosed, gone through treatment, and are living as survivors. Out of StateNational Brain Tumor SocietyNational Brain Tumor Society
    Gluten Intolerance Support Group - Northern Colorado Celiac Sprue Support GroupNorthern Colorado Celiac Sprue Support Group Chapter #77 provides education and support for people and family members dealing with celiac sprue and/or gluten intolerance disease and skin conditions, including dermatitis and herpetiformis. Also provides recipes and a restaurant guide among other services. Meets in Loveland at the All Saints Episcopal Church.Larimer CountyNorthern Colorado Celiac Sprue Support GroupNorthern Colorado Celiac Sprue Support Group
    Gluten Intolerance Support Group - Pueblo GIG (Gluten Intolerance Group)Provides support to persons with gluten intolerances, including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities.Pueblo CountyGluten Intolerance GroupPueblo GIG (Gluten Intolerance Group)
    Health Care Clinic - Summit Community Care ClinicCare Clinic Services include the following: - Primary Care - Family Planning - Dental Health - Behavioral Health Care - Diabetes Support Groups - Health CoachingSummit CountySummit Community Care ClinicSummit Community Care Clinic
    HIV/AIDS Case Management - Southern Colorado AIDS Project or S-CAPOffers support to persons who are HIV positive or have AIDS and their families with forms assistance, locating medical/dental services, support groups, emergency financial assistance, a food bank, social events, a buddy program, and education for clients and families. Also provides a speakers bureau for community awareness and education.Pueblo CountyAids projectSouthern Colorado AIDS Project or S-CAP
    HIV Positive Support Group - Behavioral Clinical ServicesSupport group for those who are HIV positive.Mesa CountyBehavioral Clinical ServicesBehavioral Clinical Services
    Hope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Support CenterOffers support for women currently in breast cancer treatment. Services are designed to manage the emotional and physical side effects of treatment. Areas of care include massage, healing touch, acupuncture, yoga, wig and hair care, individual counseling, and chiropractic care. Monthly support groups are only available to existing clients. Larimer CountyHope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Support CenterHope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Support Center
    Huntington's Support - Huntington's Disease Society of AmericaProvides services for individuals affected by Huntington's Disease including: - Placement assistance - Financial planning - Resources - Monthly support groups - Counseling for individuals and their families - In-service trainings for nursing home staff - Community education - Genetic testing program - Information and referralJefferson CountyHuntington's Disease Society of America Rocky MountainHuntington's Disease Society of America Rocky Mountain
    Incontinence Assistance - The Simon FoundationAssistance and support are provided to persons who are affected by incontinence. Materials available include a quarterly newsletter, books, and videotapes about incontinence. Educates medical professionals and sufferers about cure, treatment, and management techniques.Out of StateThe Simon FoundationThe Simon Foundation
    Incontinence Information - Continence RestoredDisseminates information of urinary incontinence to persons with bladder control problems, their families and friends, and persons interested in bladder control. Will mail information (prefer that client send a self-addressed stamped envelope). Also provides assistance in establishing Continence Restored support groups.Out of StateContinence RestoredContinence Restored
    Independent Living Services (Boulder) - Center for People with DisabilitiesThe Center for People with Disabilities offers a variety of programs to assist consumers in achieving independence, including the following services: - Employment program that offers comprehensive job training and support - Youth or Adult Transition Program that assists individuals in transitioning into home living from nursing care or medical institutions - Day program with skills training, peer support, and care coordination - Core Services - Beyond Vision Program, which provides support services, community outreach, and facilitates support groups for individuals who are blind or visually impairedBoulder CountyBoulder - Center for People with DisabilitiesCenter for People with Disabilities
    Independent Living Services (Longmont) - Center for People with DisabilitiesThe Center for People with Disabilities offers a variety of programs to assist consumers in achieving independence, including the following services: - Employment program that offers comprehensive job training and support - Youth or Adult Transition Program that assists individuals in transitioning into home living from nursing care or medical institutions - Day program with skills training, peer support, and care coordination - Core Services - Beyond Vision Program, which provides support services, community outreach, and facilitates support groups for individuals who are blind or visually impairedBoulder CountyLongmont - Center for People with DisabilitiesCenter for People with Disabilities
    Independent Living Services (Thornton) - Center for People with DisabilitiesThe Center for People with Disabilities offers a variety of programs to assist consumers in achieving independence, including the following services: - Employment program that offers comprehensive job training and support - Youth or Adult Transition Program that assists individuals in transitioning into home living from nursing care or medical institutions - Day program with skills training, peer support, and care coordination - Core Services - Beyond Vision Program, which provides support services, community outreach, and facilitates support groups for individuals who are blind or visually impairedAdams CountyThornton - Center for People with DisabilitiesCenter for People with Disabilities
    Information, Education and Support - Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome AssociationServes families of children and adults with Down syndrome, and interested professionals in the Mountain States region. Provides peer and community support, information, resources, and referral services.Denver CountyRocky Mountain Down Syndrome AssociationRocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association
    Information Services - American Childhood Cancer OrganizationAmerican Childhood Cancer Organization provides information, awareness, advocacy and involvement in research.Out of StateOrganization/Community/International Services - American Childhood Cancer OrganizationAmerican Childhood Cancer Organization
    La Plata Senior Center (Durango) - La Plata County Senior ServicesThe Durango Senior Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all adults age 60 years and older and helping them age with dignity and purpose. Activities and services include: HOME CHORE SERVICES which include: - Installation of grab bars and handrails - Correction of trip hazards - Minor step and porch repair - Small home repairs - Heavy house cleaning - Spring and Fall yard clean-up - Limited snow removal assistance - Firewood for low income families ***Services are limited. Not able to address roof repairs, structural problems and major furnace, plumbing or electrical problems. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES provides door-to-door assisted transportation for: - Medical appointments - Senior Center lunch and activities - Exercise classes - Other shopping needs ***Medicaid clients may use our services for medical transportation with an approval from Medicaid. MEAL PROGRAMS which include: - Meals on Wheels-home delivered meals to seniors age 60+ and their spouses Monday-Friday - Dining at the Durango Senior Center-reservations must be made by 9:30 am for that day. Lunch served at 12:00 pm SUPPORT GROUPS every month: - Family Caregiver support group - for people who serve as caregivers for family members or loved ones. Meet twice per month. - Vision Impaired (VIP) support group - for people who are blind or who are visually impaired. Meets monthly. - Disabled American Veterans (DAV) support group - facilitated by the Veteran's Service Officer. Meets monthly. - Widow/Widower's support group - Meets twice per month. - TOPS (Take off the Pounds Sensibly) - Members support each other with their effort to lose weight and keep it off. Meets weekly. ***For details on different meeting times, see the monthly newsletter for the schedule or call for details. RECREATIONAL ACTIVITES include: - Learn to use computers - Practice Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, Line Dancing and more - "Watch Your Step" class for fall prevention and to improve overall fitness - Play cards, BINGO and other games - Play billiards and table tennis - Study history, music, language and healthy living - Join the quilting group, craft group or writing group - Participate in dog training classes in the summertime ***See newsletter on the website for more events and activities guide. COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND INFORMATION for seniors age 60 and older.La Plata CountyLa Plata Senior Center (Durango)La Plata County Senior Services
    Low Vision Services - Ensight Skills CenterFor people with low vision or impaired vision that cannot be corrected by medical, surgical or optical means. The Center provides training in: -daily living skills -assisting technology -magnifiers -low vision aid use and acquisition -trial loan program prior to purchase -peripheral vision training -and home safety assessments. Offering support groups and educational seminars. Support Groups in Fort Collins and Loveland meet every month. Call for details.Larimer CountyEnsight Skills CenterEnsight Skills Center
    Mental Illness Support - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Weld ChapterOffers regularly scheduled meetings that provide education and support for individuals mental illnesses, family members, professionals and other interested supporters. Also offers volunteer opportunities.Weld CountyNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Weld ChapterNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Weld Chapter
    Mile High Support Group - Scleroderma FoundationMile High Support Group meets 2nd Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Arthritis FoundationOut of StateMetro Denver - Scleroderma FoundationScleroderma Foundation
    Mile High Support Group - Scleroderma FoundationMile High Support Group meets 2nd Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Arthritis FoundationOut of StateMetro Denver - Scleroderma FoundationScleroderma Foundation
    MMH Stroke & Brain Injury Support Group - Montrose Memorial HospitalA Stroke & Brain Injury Support Group for families, caregivers and those individuals who have had or been affected by a stroke or brain injury.Montrose CountyMontrose Memorial HospitalMontrose Memorial Hospital
    Montrose Survivors Loss to Suicide Support GroupThe Montrose Survivors Loss to Suicide Support group is for families and friends who have had a loved complete suicide.Montrose CountyMontrose Memorial HospitalMontrose Memorial Hospital
    Multiple Sclerosis Independent Living Services - Connections for Independent LivingWe understand the unique issues of people with MS and can help individuals with disability adjustment, grief issues, referrals, assistive technology, and issues related to mobility.Weld CountyConnections for Independent LivingConnections for Independent Living
    Multiple Sclerosis Support - National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Colorado-Wyoming ChapterPrograms and services include self-help/support groups, education, wellness and social groups, care management, advocacy, financial assistance, and information and referral provided by a call center. An equipment loan program is available in Southern Colorado, where durable medical equipment can be loaned out for a designated period of time.Denver CountyNational Multiple Sclerosis Society, Colorado-Wyoming ChapterNational Multiple Sclerosis Society, Colorado-Wyoming Chapter
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Northern Colorado)Dedicated to ending the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis. Provide education and support as well as practical and financial assistance, education and resources to assist people with MS to improve their quality of life. Services include counseling, care management, peer support, and self help groups, educational and health and wellness programs, social and recreational programs, limited financial assistance for MS related needs, including utility bills, information and referral and volunteer support.Larimer CountyNational Multiple Sclerosis Society (Northern Colorado)National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Northern Colorado)
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Western Slope ChapterOne on one and wrap around services and resources coordination for persons living with MS. Financial assistance is available.Mesa CountyNational Multiple Sclerosis Society - Western Slope Chapter (Care Management)National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Colorado-Wyoming Chapter
    Neurofibromatosis Information and Support Group - Children's Tumor Foundation (Colorado Chapter)Offers a support group to persons affected by neurofibromatosis as well as information and referrals, which can be provided in-person, by mail, or by phone. Also provides new patient information at the neurofibromatosis clinic at Children's Hospital.Denver CountyChildren's Tumor Foundation (Colorado Chapter)Children's Tumor Foundation (Colorado Chapter)
    Parents of Asthmatic and Allergic ChildrenSupport Group for parents of children with asthma and allergies. Information is available to anyone interested.Larimer CountyParents of Asthmatic and Allergic ChildrenParents of Asthmatic and Allergic Children
    Parkinson's Disease Services - Parkinson Association of the RockiesSponsors community support groups and provides exercise classes, case management services, an equipment loan program, conferences and other educational programs, informational newsletters, and a lending library for persons with Parkinson's disease, their families, and community professionals.Denver CountyParkinson Association of the RockiesParkinson Association of the Rockies
    Parkinson's Support Group - Montrose Memorial HospitalParkinson's Support Group for families and caregivers who have a loved one diagnosed with Parkinson Disease.Montrose CountyMontrose Memorial HospitalMontrose Memorial Hospital
    Patient Services - Arthritis FoundationProvides information, support groups, community events, and a national helpline staffed by social workers to address requests for physician referrals, medical advice, etc. for individuals with arthritis.Denver CountyArthritis FoundationArthritis Foundation
    Patient Services - Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyConducts research, provides patient financial assistance for drug co-pays and insurance premiums, public and professional education, family support groups, information resource materials, and assistance with insurance claims.Denver CountyLeukemia and Lymphoma SocietyLeukemia and Lymphoma Society
    Post-Polio Support Groups (Jefferson) - Easter Seals ColoradoOffers post-polio support groups for adults with physical and cognitive disabilities.Jefferson CountyJefferson - Easter Seals ColoradoEaster Seals Colorado
    Reach to RecoveryVolunteers provide support and information for people facing a possible diagnosis of breast cancer, as well as people recently diagnosed, those interested in or who have undergone lumpectomy or mastectomy, those considering breast reconstruction and those who are undergoing or who have completed chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or other forms of treatment.Mesa CountyAmerican Cancer Society (Grand Junction Office)American Cancer Society - Nationwide
    Reach to Recovery - American Cancer SocietyOur Reach To Recovery program lets you talk one-on-one with a trained volunteer about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. The volunteers are breast cancer survivors, so they know the questions and concerns that come with a diagnosis. Larimer CountyAmerican Cancer Society (Larimer County) - American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society
    Reach to Recovery-American Cancer Society Southwest ColoradoReach to Recovery is a peer to peer mentoring visitation program designed to provide information, comfort and support for patients before, during and after breast cancer treatment. Trained volunteer breast cancer survivors provide information and support. Reach to Recovery helps breast cancer patients meet the physical, social, emotional and cosmetic needs related to their disease and treatment.La Plata CountyAmerican Cancer Society, Southwest ColoradoAmerican Cancer Society - Nationwide
    Reach to Recovery - American Cancer Society, Western SlopeOur Reach To Recovery volunteers are specially trained to help people through their experience by offering a measure of comfort and an opportunity for emotional grounding and informed decision making through face-to-face visits or by phone. Reach To Recovery volunteers provide support to individuals who are: -Facing a possible breast cancer diagnosis, recurrence, or advance-stage breast cancer -Considering or have had a lumpectomy, mastectomy, or breast reconstruction -Experiencing lymphedema -Under going or have completed treatment, including chemotherapy and radiationMesa CountyAmerican Cancer Society (Grand Junction Office)American Cancer Society - Nationwide
    Senior Services (Jefferson) - Easter Seals ColoradoProvides day services for older adults with disabilities. Programs offered include: - Rehabilitation services (occupational, physical, speech and cognitive therapy) - stroke day program - Post-polio support groups - Warm water therapy poolJefferson CountyJefferson - Easter Seals ColoradoEaster Seals Colorado
    Services for the Visually Impaired - National Federation of the Blind of ColoradoProvides advocacy, education, research, technology, training, support groups and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence for individuals with visual impairments.Arapahoe CountyNational Federation of the Blind of ColoradoNational Federation of the Blind of Colorado
    Sibling Support - Sibling TreeProvides support, awareness and advocacy for the siblings of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Jefferson CountySibling TreeSibling Tree
    Stroke Support Group - Northern Colorado Rehabilitation HospitalOffers a stroke support group to learn more about continued stroke recovering and coping with stroke. This is a no cost support group facilitated by the staff at Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital.Weld CountyNorthern Colorado Rehabilitation HospitalNorthern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital
    Support Group - Epilepsy Foundation of ColoradoCircle of Friends provides educational and emotional support for individuals with epilepsy and their families. The group is led by trained volunteers who have personal experience with epilepsy.Arapahoe CountyEpilepsy Foundation of ColoradoEpilepsy Foundation of Colorado
    Support Group - Laryngectomee Club of Metro DenverOffers a support group for persons who have had a laryngectomy. Group members visit patients who have just had a laryngectomy. A doctor or a family member usually arranges for the visits. The focus is to help the patients realize that there is life after having a laryngectomy.Jefferson CountyLaryngectomee Club of Metro DenverLaryngectomee Club of Metro Denver
    Support Group - Myasthenia Gravis Association of ColoradoA support group for persons with Myasthenia Gravis (a muscular disorder). Focus of the group is on support, education, and information (no professional medical advice is given). Drug bank information is also available. Calls are returned within seventy-two hours.Denver CountyMyasthenia Gravis Association of ColoradoMyasthenia Gravis Association of Colorado
    Support Group - Ostomy Association of Metro DenverA support group is offered to colostomates, ileostomates, and urostomates. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.Denver CountyOstomy Association of Metro DenverOstomy Association of Metro Denver
    Support Group - Parkinson's Support Group in Larimer CountyOffers a support group for individuals with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers. Guest speakers cover various aspects of Parkinson disease research and treatment. Periodically caregivers and Parkinson patients break out into discussion groups. Books and videos available on loan. Walkers on a loan basis available. Larimer CountyParkinson's Support Group in Larimer CountyParkinson's Support Group in Larimer County
    Support Groups and Classes - Connections for Independent LivingWe offer a variety of opportunities for support and education. These activities provide enrichment in the areas of -Physical & mental health -Financial planning -Employment readiness -Socialization -Stress management -Nutrition and meal planning -Disability education.Weld CountyConnections for Independent LivingConnections for Independent Living
    Support Groups - Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Rocky Mountain ChapterOffers several in-person support groups for individuals with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, as well as their families and friends. Also offers an online support group, which is a four-week program with weekly chat sessions addressing Irritable Bowel Disorder-related topics, and one-on-one support opportunities.Denver CountyCrohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Rocky Mountain ChapterCrohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Rocky Mountain Chapter
    Support Groups for Autism & Special Needs ParentsAutism Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday at 6 p.m. locations vary see Facebook page for locations. Most recent information is kept up on Facebook page - Western Colorado Autism Connection or Western Colorado Families for all Disabilities.Mesa CountySupport Groups for Autism & Special Needs ParentsSupport Groups for Autism & Special Needs Parents
    Support Groups & Peer Support (La Plata County) - Southwest Center for IndependenceOffers several different support groups and peer support options for people living with a disability. Groups and services include but are not limited to: - Brain injury support group - Multiple Sclerosis support group - Visual Impairment support group - Physical Disability support group - Socialization/Peer support group - Recreational activities - Civic involvement within the community Group meetings days and times vary. Support group types are subjuect to change. Call or check the agency's online calendar for more information. La Plata CountySouthwest Center for Independence (Durango Office)Southwest Center for Independence
    Support Groups & Peer Support (Montezuma County) - Southwest Center for IndependenceOffers several different support groups and peer support options for people living with a disability. Groups and services include but are not limited to: - Brain injury support group - Multiple Sclerosis support group - Visual Impairment support group - Physical Disability support group - Socialization/Peer support group - Recreational activities - Civic involvement within the community Group meetings days and times vary. Support group types are subjuect to change. Call or check the agency's online calendar for more information. Montezuma CountySouthwest Center for Independence (Cortez Office)Southwest Center for Independence
    Support Groups (Senior Center) - Broomfield Health and Human ServicesVarious support groups exist for: - Grief - Multiple Sclerosis - Diabetes - Parkinson's - Parkinson's Carepartner's - Visually Impaired - Cancer - Dementia Caregivers - Older Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC)Broomfield CountySenior Center - Broomfield Health and Human ServicesBroomfield Health and Human Services Department
    Support Groups - Spina Bifida Association of ColoradoMonthly support groups including guest speakers and socialization. Groups are offered in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Montrose.Denver CountySpina Bifida Association of ColoradoSpina Bifida Association of Colorado
    Support Group - Stroke Survivors Support Groups of PuebloProvides support, education, and fellowship to stroke survivors, aphasia survivors and their caregivers. Also educates the public about stroke and aphasia.Pueblo CountyStroke/Aphasia Support NetworkStroke Survivors Support Groups of Pueblo
    Support Network - Living Journeys Community Cancer SupportProvides confidential emotional support programs and resources to Gunnison county residents that have been diagnosed with cancer or family, friends, and professional caretakers of individuals living with cancer.Gunnison CountyLiving Journeys Community Cancer SupportLiving Journeys Community Cancer Support
    Support Services (Senior Services) - City of LongmontSupport services for older adults and caregivers of older persons are offered, including: - Counseling/emotional support, including one-on-one counseling - Couples counseling - Grief support groups - Adjusting to Life's Changes Support Group - Caregiver support groups - Caregiver education programs - One-on-one caregiver consultations - Family meetings - Information about and referrals to resources - Assistance in accessing resources - Money Management Program - Parkinson's Support - Early state Dementia social program - Low vision supportBoulder CountySenior Services - City of LongmontCity of Longmont
    Thalassemia Information - Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Inc.Dedicated to serving people afflicted with various forms of thalassemia, most notably the major form of this genetic blood disease, Cooley’s anemia/thalassemia major. Provides funding for medical research to advance treatment and curative approaches, by supporting and advising patients and their families and advocating on their behalf and by educating medical professionals and the general public.Out of StateCooley's Anemia Foundation, Inc.Cooley's Anemia Foundation
    Vision After 55 Program - Connections for Independent LivingThe Vision after 55 program provides services and support to individuals 55+ with blindness or low vision by providing education in adjusting to vision loss, home management, mobility, and assistive technology. We also facilitate educational support groups that are both fun and instructive in techniques for managing vision loss. Our computer lab houses an array of devices to help with vision impairment, including computer software, magnifiers, readers, talking clocks, specialized cooking equipment, and many other items. When there is a financial need related to purchasing low-vision equipment, we assist with locating and applying for this funding.Weld CountyConnections for Independent LivingConnections for Independent Living
    Women's Cancer Resources - American Cancer SocietyReach to Recovery provides women facing a breast cancer diagnosis with one-on-one support over the phone or in-person from a breast cancer survivor. All volunteers are trained and certified by Reach to Recovery standards. Weld CountyAmerican Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society
    Women's Cancer Support Group - American Cancer Society Southwest ColoradoAn open forum support group by and for women who have been touched by cancer. Meetings are the first Tuesday of the month 5 p.m. at Wilkinson Public Library in Telluride Colorado. Call Lindsey 970-729-0124 for more informationLa Plata CountyAmerican Cancer Society, Southwest ColoradoAmerican Cancer Society - Nationwide
    Young Stroke Survivors Group - Rocky Mountain Stroke CenterYoung Enthusiastic Stroke Survivors Group (Y.E.S.S.) offers a support group for individuals aged 20-50 years who have had a stroke.Arapahoe CountyRocky Mountain Stroke CenterRocky Mountain Stroke Center
    Your Friends for LifeYour Friends for Life offer non-medical support, nurturing and encouragement to cancer patients, their caregivers and their family members from Aspen to Rifle.Garfield CountyYour Friends for LifeYour Friends for Life
    Your Friends for LifeYour Friends for Life offer non-medical support, nurturing and encouragement to cancer patients, their caregivers and their family members from Aspen to Rifle. Eagle CountyYour Friends for LifeYour Friends for Life
    Your Friends for LifeYour Friends for Life offer non-medical support, nurturing and encouragement to cancer patients, their caregivers and their family members from Aspen to Rifle.Pitkin CountyYour Friends for LifeYour Friends for Life

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