Area Agencies on Aging

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    Substate organizations authorized under the Older Americans Act of 1965 to develop a comprehensive, coordinated system of community-based services for older adults within their planning and service area. State Units on Aging designate, provide federal and state funding, and monitor operations of AAAs. Eight states and the District of Columbia do not have AAAs and, therefore, serve the roles of both state and area agency. AAA's responsibilities include planning; development of local funding resources; and contracting with local service provider organizations to provide authorized services which include information and referral/assistance, outreach, case/care management, escort, transportation, homemaker/chore, personal care, home repair and rehabilitation, home delivered meals, congregate meals, adult day care, elder abuse prevention, nursing home ombudsman, legal assistance, employment and training, health promotion and disease prevention and senior centers as well as services that support caregivers including respite care, counseling and education programs. AAAs may provide a number of other services in situations where local service provider options are limited.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Area Agency on Aging - Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)Plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's population of older adults 60 years and older, and adults over 18 years living with disabilities. Programs include: - Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) for Colorado - Information and Assistance - Options Counseling Program - Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Ombudsman - Community Transitions Services - Case Management Program - Elder Refugee Program - Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services (VDHCBS) - State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), offering counseling on Medicare benefits, coverage information, and enrollment assistance - Network of Care (online service directory)Denver CountyDenver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
    Area Agency on Aging - East Central Council of Local GovernmentsOffers resources to seniors as well as referrals to other agencies for senior-related services. Services offered: - Nutrition Program - Transportation Program - Client Advocacy - Health Insurance Counseling - Legal Services - Outreach Services - Medicare Fraud Counseling - Ombudsman Program - Assisted-Living Facilities' InformationKit Carson CountyEast Central Council of Local GovernmentsEast Central Council of Local Governments
    Area Agency on Aging (Holyoke) - Northeast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsPromote opportunities for independent living among older persons in the area and to assist senior citizens to age with dignity and in place. Assists senior citizens with the following services: - Long-term care ombudsman - Legal - Health screening and promotion - Senior center programs - Caregiver information and assistance - Outreach, homemaker services - Old Age Pension Dental Program - Medicaid Part D - Transportation for the elderlyPhillips CountyNortheast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsNortheast Colorado Association of Local Governments
    Area Agency on Aging (Julesburg) - Northeast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsPromote opportunities for independent living among older persons in the area and to assist senior citizens to age with dignity and in place. Assists senior citizens with the following services: - Long-term care ombudsman - Legal - Health screening and promotion - Senior center programs - Caregiver information and assistance - Outreach, homemaker services - Old Age Pension Dental Program - Medicaid Part D - Transportation for the elderlySedgwick CountyNortheast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsNortheast Colorado Association of Local Governments
    Area Agency on Aging (Morgan) - Northeast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsPromote opportunities for independent living among older persons in the area and to assist senior citizens to age with dignity and in place. Assists senior citizens with the following services: - Long-term care ombudsman - Legal - Health screening and promotion - Senior center programs - Caregiver information and assistance - Outreach, homemaker services - Old Age Pension Dental Program - Medicaid Part D - Transportation for the elderlyMorgan CountyNortheast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsNortheast Colorado Association of Local Governments
    Area Agency on Aging (Sterling) - Northeast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsPromote opportunities for independent living among older persons in the area and to assist senior citizens to age with dignity and in place. Assists senior citizens with the following services: - Long-term care ombudsman - Legal - Health screening and promotion - Senior center programs - Caregiver information and assistance - Outreach, homemaker services - Old Age Pension Dental Program - Medicaid Part D - Transportation for the elderlyLogan CountyNortheast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsNortheast Colorado Association of Local Governments
    Area Agency on Aging - Weld County Department of Human ServicesArea Agency on Aging (AAA) offers: - Adult Protection - Chore Service Program - Dental, Vision, and Hearing Program - Family Caregiver Support - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - In-Home Services Program - Information & Assistance / ADRC (Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado) - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Senior Nutrition (Friendly Fork) Program - Options for Long-Term Care - Weld Aging Well - AAA Internal Services - AAA Community Partners - Seniors Site Support Weld CountyGreeley - Weld County Department of Human ServicesWeld County Department of Human Services
    Area Agency on Aging (Yuma) - Northeast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsPromote opportunities for independent living among older persons in the area and to assist senior citizens to age with dignity and in place. Assists senior citizens with the following services: - Long-term care ombudsman - Legal - Health screening and promotion - Senior center programs - Caregiver information and assistance - Outreach, homemaker services - Old Age Pension Dental Program - Medicaid Part D - Transportation for the elderlyYuma CountyNortheast Colorado Association of Local GovernmentsNortheast Colorado Association of Local Governments
    Caregiver Program - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingProvides a variety of services for family caregivers, including special events, training, and information and referral/assistance.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Home/Yard Work Reimbursement - Larimer County Office on AgingChore Voucher Program is a reimbursement program for chore services designed to increase the safety of the adults age 60 and over to help them remain as independent as possible at home. All chores must be pre-approved and only those approved chores can be reimbursed. Chores may include: - Snow shoveling - Lawn mowing, general yard work - Repairing fencing, decks, stairs - Gutter cleaning - Carpet cleaning - Moving appliances and furniture - Packing or unpacking boxes Larimer CountyLarimer County Office on AgingLarimer County Office on Aging
    In Home Services - East Central Council of Local GovernmentsOffers the following to services to seniors: - Homemaker Services - Chore Services (including yard work and shoveling sidewalks) - Personal Care Services - Home Health Aide Services - Home-Delivered MealsKit Carson CountyEast Central Council of Local GovernmentsEast Central Council of Local Governments
    Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers free, confidential advocacy services for residents of nursing homes and assisted living homes.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Medicare Counseling - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingProvides information, education and advocacy regarding Medicare benefits so beneficiaries can make informed health care decisions.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Options Counselor (Mountain Communities) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers information and assistance in areas of Medicare, caregiving, respite and long-term care to individuals and families in the mountains and some unincorporated areas. Has office spaces in Allenspark, Lyons and Nederland. Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Options for Long Term Care (LTC) - Archuleta County Department of Human ServicesOptions for Long Term Care (OLTC) provides access to publicly funded programs, providing support to people with disabling functional conditions and limited finances. These programs are designed to help people continue to live in their own homes or in other community settings, as alternatives to nursing home care. Provides assessment and ongoing case management to older and disabled low income individuals who are in need of long-term care services in their own homes or alternative care facilities, and provides assessment for people in need of placement in a skilled facility. Archuleta County551 HOT SPRINGS BLVDArchuleta County Department of Human Services
    Options for Long Term Care (LTC) - Lake County Human ServicesOptions for Long Term Care (OLTC) provides access to publicly funded programs, providing support to people with disabling functional conditions and limited finances. These programs are designed to help people continue to live in their own homes or in other community settings, as alternatives to nursing home care. Provides assessment and ongoing case management to older and disabled low income individuals who are in need of long-term care services in their own homes or alternative care facilities, and provides assessment for people in need of placement in a skilled facility. Lake County112 W 5TH STLake County Department of Human Services
    Pueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA)The Pueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA) is responsible for administering the Older Americans Act (OAA) and Older Coloradans Act/State Funding for Senior Services providing nutrition and supportive services for persons sixty (60) years of age and older in Pueblo County. Services are provided by PAAA and through contracts with local agencies.Pueblo CountyPueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA)Pueblo Area Agency on Aging (PAAA)
    Respite and Companion Volunteer Program (RCVP) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingPairs a trained and supervised volunteer with an older adult experiencing isolation or compromised health, who can either be living alone or with a caregiver. Visits are approximately two hours per week and consist of socialization or support while the family caregiver is away.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Senior Programs - Mountain Family Center Grand SeniorsAssists seniors with disabilities ages 60 years old and older to maintain their independence in Grand County. Offering the following services: - Non-emergent transportation services - Recreation opportunities - Support groups - Senior fitness - Educational classesGrand CountyMountain Family Center Grand SeniorsMountain Family Center Grand Seniors
    Wellness and Nutrition Services - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers evidence-based programs that include Healthier Living (preventing and managing chronic conditions), Matter of Balance (addresses the fear of falling), and Healthy Moves (exercise coaching for those that are home-bound). Some programs are offered in Spanish. The Nutrition Services program provides nutritional counseling, outreach, education, cooking classes, and presentations. Registered dietitians are on staff and are available for consultations.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging

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