General Colorado Aging Resources

General Colorado Aging Resources

Colorado AAA Senior Driver
seniordriving.aaa.com

Provides information on topics such as Senior Licensing Laws, Reporting A Potential Unsafe Driver and Know When To Be Concerned and a family and friends resource is Conversations About Driving.

Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles
dmv.com/co/colorado/senior-drivers

Colorado drivers are expected to renew their driving license every 5 years once they turn age 60. There is no option to renew online in Colorado. Website topics include; License Renewal for Senior Drivers, Vision Test, DMV Re-examination, Refresher Driving Course, Restricted Driver License and Contacting Local DMV Offices.

Colorado Eldercare Planning Council (CoEPC)
carecolorado.net

CoEPC provides a listing of companies and individual providers such as; eldercare services, caregiver resources, transportation services, long-term care facilities and information about Medicare, Medicaid, Aging Services and Veterans Benefits. This website lists all Colorado Area Agencies on Aging.

Colorado Gerontological Society (CGS)
senioranswers.org

Provides advocacy, information, and assistance to Colorado seniors as well as education and networking for professionals who work with elders. CGS provides assistance with housing options, food supplies, locating a geriatric physician and filing for government benefits such as tax rebates. The Society administers assistance programs for dental work, eyeglasses and hearing aids for Denver metro area seniors over 60. CGS also publishes the Colorado Senior Resource Guidebook and Benefits for Seniors Sourcebook.

Colorado Official State Web Portal
colorado.gov

Provides links to Colorado’s state agencies.

Colorado State List of Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
carecolorado.net

This site provides access to all Area Agencies on Aging serving specific Colorado counties.

Denver Regional Mobility Council (DRMAC)
drmac-co.org

Contact DRMAC’s Transportation Information Assistance Center to find out about transportation options available in the greater Denver metro area. Request a copy of DRMAC’s transportation guide, Getting There Guide, receive an individualized Information and Assistance consultation about transportation needs or use TransitOptions. This site includes an interactive web tool designed to identify possible transportation resources. DRMAC DOES NOT PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.

Denver Regional Office Veterans Benefits Administration
benefits.va.gov/denver

This website provides benefits information about; health, benefits, burials & memorials and other resources available. This website lists hospital locations & clinics, veterans centers, Regional Benefits Offices, Regional Loan Centers and cemeteries.

DRCOG Network of Care.
unitedwaydenver.org/2-1-1  • 303-480-6700

The Denver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Network of Care provides a wide variety of comprehensive resources and assistance for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers living in the Denver metro area. Talk to an Aging and Disabilities Resource Specialist at 303-480-6700.

Guardianship Alliance of Colorado
abilitconnectioncolorado.org/guardianshipallianceofcolorado

The Alliance provides information and training related to the guardianship process and protecting the rights and dignity of vulnerable adults.

Jewish Family Service (JFS)
jewishfamilyservice.org

JFC is a nonsecular, nonprofit human service agency serving Denver metro area and Boulder. JFS helps seniors live independently, at home, providing mental health counseling, food and financial aid to people in crisis, job training, and job placement to people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and others with barriers to employment.

Mile High United Way 211
unitedwaydenver.org/2-1-1 •  1-866-760-6489

Mile High United Way’s 2-1-1 is a free and confidential community referral service that connects callers with resources that provide transportation assistance, senior issues, basic needs and other types of assistance. Trained referral specialists are multi-lingual and available to help individuals with resources. Dial 2-1-1 or call 1-866-760-6489 toll free to chat live with a Resources Specialist or go to their website.

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