About Highlands Ranch Senior Outreach
The Highlands Ranch Metro District and Douglas County Community & Resource Services partnered in 2008 to provide resources for older adults, their families and caregivers. Together they recognized the growing older adult population in the county and Senior Outreach of Highlands Ranch was created from this partnership. Douglas County demographers project by the year 2030, one in four individuals living in Douglas County will be 60 years of age or older. Senior Outreach Coordinator Jodie McCann provides services for Highlands Ranch older adults and families who may be uncertain where to find needed services and/or products. This includes:
- Referrals to services
- Educational programming
- Community events
Visit pages on this Senior Outreach website to:
- Find out about regularly scheduled and ongoing events
- Access resource information
- Enjoy special topic articles
- Check out 50 & Better Together activities
Douglas County residents can contact Jodie directly or meet with her one-on-one to discuss their individual needs. Contact Jodie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-240-4922.
Senior Outreach Services Coordinator Jodie McCann
Jodie provides senior outreach services to the Highlands Ranch community and is active throughout the county. Her affiliations include:
- Associate member of the Seniors’ Council of Douglas county
- Member of the Douglas County Senior Initiative Advisory Committee
- Member of the Douglas County Transit Solutions Local Coordinating Council
- Former appointed member of the Denver Regional Council of Government’s Advisory Committee on Aging
Jodie is a published author and former reviewer with the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. She researched and updated the Society’s 23 chapter curriculum study guide. A former national franchise support manager for Homewatch CareGivers in Denver, she holds a B.S. in Gerontology from the University of Minnesota as well as certificates in dementia care from the Alzheimer’s Association and Gerontology Studies from the University of Denver.
Her experience in a broad range of senior-specific issues makes her a knowledgeable resource for the community-at-large, well-networked with a variety of aging professionals through the Denver Metro area and empathetic to the many challenges, choices and opportunities facing individuals today.
In their 80s, husband-wife water ski team still collecting medals