Moving to Denver to retire is the best decision an active adult can make. Aside from the glorious four seasons and over 300 days of sunshine, Denver’s resource for seniors will ensure your retirement years are golden.
American Association of Retired Persons866-554-5376 www.aarp.org/co
Education, resources and various community service programs.
Association for Senior Citizens303-455-9642 www.associationforseniorcitizens.com
Resource for information on senior programs, as well as a food bank, medical equipment, and financial assistance.
A service of the National Council on Aging in Washington, D.C., seniors can find programs to help pay for the cost of prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other essential items and services.
Catholic Charities –Archdiocese of Denver303-742-0828 www.catholiccharitiesdenver.org
Provides information, referrals and special services for seniors and their families
The Legal Center for People with Disabilities & Older People303-722-0300 www.thelegalcenter.org
A statewide advocacy program for residents of long-term care facilities, The Legal Center protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people in Colorado through direct legal representation, advocacy, education and legislative analysis.
Denver Regional Council of Governments, Aging Services Division303-455-1000 www.drcog.com
Helpful information and services for those aged 55 or older.
Elder Abuse Hotline800-773-1366
A resource to report elder abuse, or to get more information on elder abuse.
Elderly Housing Choices303-831-4046
Aiding the elderly with housing needs.
H2U – Health, Happiness, Youwww.H2Ucolorado.com
HealthONE sponsors the H2U – Health, Happiness, You program for those 50 and older. Benefits include a bimonthly magazine with health, nutrition and activity news; monthly newsletters; VIP services at participating HealthONE hospitals; access to interactive online health tools and assessments; and local/national discounts on products, services and entertainment venues.
Mature Living Choices800-222-5771 www.maturelivingchoices.com
A comprehensive guide for active seniors that are searching for living options.
Mile High United Way303-433-8383 www.unitedwaydenver.org
Provides information on senior services, programs and volunteer opportunities, including a full listing of county and area senior housing centers.
CareConnect –Boulder & Broomfield Counties303-443-1933 www.careconnectbc.org
CareConnect promotes the security, comfort and independence of seniors and adults with disabilities. The group also runs the RSVP Volunteer Program for those over the age of 55, providing matching services to more than 150 charitable organizations throughout Boulder County. Sign up is easy, and all volunteers are eligible for such perks as supplemental insurance and mileage reimbursement.
Alzheimer’s Association –Rocky Mountain Chapter303-813-1669 www.alzrockymtn.org
Offers support and education for families dealing with age-related illnesses.
Salvation Army – Intermountain Divisionwww.imsalvationarmy.org
Operates adult day care centers and five low cost, older adult residences throughout the metro Denver area. Senior adult camping also is available.
Senior Hub, Inc.303-426-4408 www.seniorhub.org
Support and referral services for senior residents in the north Denver metropolitan area.
Seniors! Inc.303-300-6900 www.seniorsinc.org
Dedicated to promoting independence and enriching the quality of life of seniors in Colorado.
Seniors’ Resource Center303-238-8151 www.srcaging.org
Provides services and support for seniors in Adams, Clear Creek, Denver, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park counties.
Volunteers of America – Colorado303-297-0408 www.voacolorado.org
Special programs and volunteer opportunities for older adults, including nutritional and health services, housing, the foster grandparent program, the handyman program.