Community Resources for Seniors

woman with book The 2010 Census data indicates that there is roughly about 123,000 people who are 55 and older residing in Arapahoe County, Colorado. Here is a list of community resources that would be a good starting point to find useful information pertaining to seniors.

9 News Senior Source
Learn how to make use of resources and answer questions about aging.
Alzheimer’s Association
Provides services to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Arapahoe Community College 50+ EdVentures
Classroom and online learning opportunities!
Arapahoe County Council on Aging
ACCoA is committed to providing information and resources that help seniors to remain independent as long as possible.
Audio Information Network of Colorado
For those with visual or print impairment, this free service provides 24/7 audio programs of newspapers and magazines.
Centennial Senior Resources
An excellent resource to services and information for Centennial’s community.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides information on health literacy topics for older adults
Colorado Talking book Library
A free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides audio, Braille and large-print books and magazines.
First Ride Transportation : Arapahoe County Senior Transportation
Transportation to medical appointments, senior dining center, grocery store and food bank for adults over 60.
Safety of Seniors Handyman Program : Volunteers of America
A professional will provide a safety assessment and follow up with minor repairs if necessary.
Senior Reach
Provides intervention and services for “at risk” adults 60+ years who are living independently.
Seniors’ Resource Center
For seniors in Metro Denver (including Arapahoe County). Mission is to enable seniors to remain safely independent as long as possible.
TLC Meals on Wheels
TLC Meals on Wheels enriches the lives of seniors and others by providing nutritious meals and services that promote dignity, well-being, and independence.
Visiting Nurse Association
Provides services to frail or disabled seniors.