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The Northwest Colorado Council of Governments and the Alpine Area Agency on Aging commissioned a senior services gap analysis to provide an in-depth understanding of the unmet needs for seniors services in the region. We are eager for policymakers, providers, community partners, and citizens to observe the data in the report and be spurred to action.

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Calendar of Events

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  • 06

    10:30 AM-1:30 PM
    Summit Community & Senior Center
    83 Nancy's Place, Frisco, CO, United States

    Connecting Veterans to Eligible Resources

    In-depth training by the V.A. for service providers and staff who assist military Veterans and/or their families

    September 6th
    10:30 am – 1:30 pm
    Summit County Community & Senior Center

    If you work with Veterans and their families, this training is for you! Learn about:

    • Veteran Healthcare Enrollment
    • In-Home Services
    • Disability Compensation
    • Pension
    • Aid & Attendance
    • State Veterans Nursing Homes
    • Burial
    • Widow/Widower Benefits

    RSVP: Pat Hammon – Eagle County Veteran Service Officer pat.hammon@eaglecounty.us Please bring a brown bag lunch

  • 11

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
    500 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657, USA

    Senior Horticultural Therapy
    Program is FREE to Eagle County Seniors.

    May 22 – Pot Painting & Lunch

    July 24 – Flower Planting & Lunch

    September 11 – Cooking Demo & Lunch

    11:00 am – 1:00 pm

    A shuttle is provided to/from programs.

    For more detailed information and registration contact:
    Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
    970-476-0103 ext. 3

  • 13

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    Summit Community & Senior Center
    83 Nancy's Place, Frisco, CO, United States

    Join our Frisco Regional Meeting:
    Colorado Conversations on Aging

    September 13,2017
    Summit County Community and Senior Center
    1-4 pm
    (lunch will be provided)

    RSVP information:

    • agingstrategy@state.co.us
    • 970-468-0295 x 122

    Help Colorado plan for our future.  Add your voice to the conversation.

  • 15

    11:00 AM-2:00 PM
    Basalt Library
    14 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621, USA

    Friday, September 15th

    11:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Basalt Library

    Lunch Provided

    RSVP by September 12th

    RSVP by calling the Senior Center at 970-920-5432 or email seniors@pitkincounty.com

    TO AGE IN PLACE LONGER. Everyone will receive a copy of the HomeFit Guide.
    Presentations from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. will include information on:
    Experts & Representatives will be available from 1–2 p.m.
    for your specific questions & challenges.
    • Weatherization Programs: Home heating,
    refrigerators, water heaters, lighting & air leakage
    • Free Home Energy Assessments including
    complimentary quick-fix products
    • Accessibility Modifications
    • Funding, Financing & Rebates
    • Available Contractors in the Valley

  • 27

    9:30 AM-2:45 PM
    Summit Community & Senior Center
    83 Nancy's Place, Frisco, CO, United States

    Free Event & Lunch

    September 27, 2017
    9:30 am – 2:45 pm
    Summit County Community & Senior Center
    0083 Nancy’s Place
    Frisco, CO

    RSVP required by September 22nd

    970-468-0295 ext. 122 or www.2017SeniorLawDay.eventbrite.com

    Presentations from experts on …

    Wills & Powers of Attorney
    Retirement & Financial Planning for Women
    Aging in Place
    Estate Planning
    Advance Directives
    Ask a Lawyer – 15 minute sessions

    If you have a visual, auditory, or mobility impairment, or need Spanish translation, please email CJ at volunteers@nwccog.org or call 970-468-0295 ext. 122 to let us know how we can better accommodate you.


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