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Below is a list of resources for adults 50+ in Douglas County. Inclusion in this list does not constitute support or endorsement of these companies or organizations by the Highlands Ranch Metro District. Evaluation of services and products remains the sole responsibility of the user. Any reputable agency or organization should always be willing and able to answer all of your questions and address concerns. Please contact Active Adult Programs & Services Coordinator Jodie McCann with questions at 720-240-4922 or jmccann@highlandsranch.org.

Information and Service Contacts
Consumer Alerts
Adult Day Care
Adventures in Housing
Associations/Support Groups
Caregiving
Dental Resources
Elder Abuse
Elder Law
Emergency Alert Systems
Emergency Financial Assistance
Emergency Services
Employment
End of Life Planning
Estate Planning
Fall Prevention
Food Banks/Food Assistance
Geriatric Care Management
Grief and Loss
Grandparenting
Handyman Service
Health Clinics
Hearing Services
Highlands Ranch Community Websites
Homecare Services (non-medical)
Home Healthcare Services (medical)
Home, Medical Supplies/Equipment
Hospice
Hospitals
Housing Placement
Immunizations for Adults
Legal Services
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender
Library Services
Lifelong Learning
Meals on Wheels
Medical Alert Systems
Medication
Medicare
Medicaid
Memory Care/Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Mental Health
Moving
Nutrition
PetCare
Physicians
Realtors
Rehabilitation Centers
Recreation
Sleep Guide
Suicide Prevention
Support Groups
Tax Information
Technology Services
Tips and Resources
Transportation
Veteran’s Services
Vision Services
Volunteer
Websites
Other


Information and Service Contacts

Highlands Ranch Active Adult Programs & Services (AAPS) 720-240-4922 Jodie McCann, APPS Coordinator jmccann@highlandsranch.org www.highlandsranch.org/activeadult

Highlands Ranch Portal www.highlandsranch.com

Highlands Ranch Community Association, Heather Goetz-Zettl, Senior Coordinator 303-471-8818 heather.goetz-zettl@hrcaonline.org

Douglas County First Call 303-814-4374 Senior Life in Douglas County  www.douglas.co.us/community/senior-adult-services

Aging Resources of Douglas County (formerly Neighbor Network) 303-814-4300 www.agingresourcesdougco.org

Douglas County Kinship Navigator Program

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Consumer Alerts

Beware of Menacing IRS Phone Scams

Travel Safety

Colorado is a BIG HIT… for fly-by-night roofing scams

Fraud Alert – Avoid Unclaimed Money Scam

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Adult Day Care/Services

Alumia Institute 720-405-6043 https://alumiainstitute.com

Christian Living Communities 720-974-3555 www.christianlivingcommunities.org

InnovAge Johnson Adult Day 1-888-992-4464 www.myinnovage.org

Summit Adult Day & Wellness Center 720-922-0100 www.summitadultday.com

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Adventures in Housing

Why Shared Housing? – National Shared Housing Resource Center http://nationalsharedhousing.org/

Village to Village Network – 617-299-9638 – www.vtvnetwork.org

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Associations/Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org303-813-1669

ALS Association 303-832-2322 www.alsa.org

Alcoholics Anonymous http://www.aa.org 24-Hour (303)322-4440, Main: (303)322-5636

Al-Anon http://al-anon-co.org 24-Hour (303) 321-8788, Main: (303)321-8895

American Cancer Society www.cancer.org303-758-2030

American Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired of Colorado www.acbco.org 303-831-0117

American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org303-855-1102

American Heart Association www.heart.org 303-369-5433

American Lung Association www.lung.org 303-388-4327

Arthritis Foundation www.arthritis.org 303-756-8622

Center for People with Disabilities (and Beyond Vision program) www.cpwd.org 720-790-1390

Douglas County Kinship Navigator Program

Mesothelioma Guide www.MesotheliomaGuide.com

Parkinson Association of the Rockies www.parkinsons.org 303-830-1839

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid www.cms.gov 877-267-2323

Grandparents & Parents Help Center (Denver) 303-980-5707

Social Security, Medicare, SSI www.ssa.gov 800-722-1213

Medicare www.medicare.gov  800-633-4227

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Caregiving

www.caregiver.org

www.caregiving.org

www.alz.org

www.eldercare.gov

www.nfcacares.org

www.colorado.gov/cdhs

www.drcog.org/programs/area-agency-aging

www.acl.gov

www.aginglifecare.org

Highlands Ranch Caregiver Resources List

www.lotsahelpinghands.com

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Lift Assist Non-emergency Numbers

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Dental Resources

Dental Services for Older Adults 303-333-3482 www.senioranswers.org

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Elder Abuse

AARP Elderwatch 1-800-222-4444

Colorado Adult & Aging Services 303-866-2800

Douglas County Adult Protective Services 303-663-6270 www.douglas.co.us/humanservices/adult

Denver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG) 303-455-1000 www.drcog.org

Longterm Care Ombudsman 303-455-1000

Douglas County Dept. of Human Services 303-688-4825

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office 303-660-7500 www.dcsheriff.net

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Elder Law

Ambler & Keenan, LLC 303-407-1542 www.ambler-keenan.com

Chayet & Danzo, LLC 303-355-8500 www.coloradoelderlaw.com

The Law Center (Highlands Ranch) 303-991-5200 www.thelawcenterpc.com

Law Offices of Bradley J. Frigon 720-200-4025 www.bjflaw.com

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Emergency Alert Systems

Medical Alert 800-354-1327 http://medicalalert.org

Philips Lifeline 303-805-5979 http://philips.lifeline.com

The Best Medical Alert Systems 800 354-1327 https://www.medicalalert.org/best-medical-alert-systems/

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Emergency Financial Assistance

Help & Hope Center (Douglas Elbert Taskforce) 303-688-1114

Aging Resources of Douglas County 303-814-4300

Catholic Charities 720-215-4521

Douglas County Human Services 303-688-4825

The Rock Church 303-688-0777

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Emergency Services – for injury or immediate danger, call 911

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch 303-660-7500

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-272-8255

South Metro Fire Rescue 720-989-2000

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Employment Information

Arapahoe Douglas Works Generations at Work Program 303-636-1160

AARP Colorado 1-866-554-5376 www.aarp.org

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End of Life Planning

Aging with Dignity agingwithdignity.org/

AARP Advanced Directives https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/financial-legal/info-2017/living-will-power-of-attorney.html

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Estate Planning

Ambler & Keenan, LLC 303-407-1542 www.ambler-keenan.com

Chayet & Danzo, LLC 303-355-8500 www.coloradoelderlaw.com

The Law Center (Highlands Ranch) 303-991-5200 www.thelawcenterpc.com

Vaughn Law Offices 303-586-5905 www.coloradoslawfirm.com

Law Offices of Bradley J. Frigon 720-200-4025 www.bjflaw.com

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Fall Prevention

National Institute of Health www.nihseniorhealth.gov http://nihseniorhealth.gov/falls/aboutfalls/01.html

Tri-County Health 303-922-5555 www.tchd.org/Search?searchPhrase=Fall%20Prevention

Philips Lifeline 303-805-5979 www.lifeline.philips.com/resources/blog/2014/04/5-important-fall-prevention-tips-for-older-adults.html

Lift Assist Non-emergency Numbers

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Food Banks/Food Assistance

Cherry Hills Community Church: Manna Care Highlands Ranch 303-791-4100

SECOR Cares: Free Food Market 720-842-5621 www.secor.info

Inter-Faith Community Services – Inter-Faith Food Bank 303-789-0501 www.ifcs.org

Valley View Cares 303-794-6481 www.valleyviewcc.net/valleyviewcares

Help & Hope Center (Douglas/Elbert Task Force) 303-688-1114

Parker Task Force 303-841-3460

Pax Christi Catholic Church – Highlands Ranch 303-799-1036

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Geriatic Care Management

Answers for Senior Care 303-799-1313 http://www.answersforseniorcare.com

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Grandparenting Information

Grandparents Resource Center 303-980-5707

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren http://grg.colostate.edu/index.php

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Handyman Service

101 Mobility 303-459-6990 www.101mobility.com/Colorado

Accessible Systems, Inc. 303-693-7787 www.accessiblemed.com

#1 Son Home Maintenance for Seniors 720-722-0832 www.number-1-son.com

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Health Clinics

Visiting Nurse Association 303-744-6363 www.vnacolorado.org

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Hearing Services

The Sound Relief Center 720-344-7600

CapTel 720-481-7188

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Highlands Ranch Community Websites

Highlands Ranch Community Association www.hrcaonline.org

Highlands Ranch Metro District www.highlandsranch.org

Highlands Ranch Portal www.highlandsranch.com

Highlands Ranch Mansion www.highlandsranchmansion.com

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Homecare Services (non- medical)

A Better Choice in Home Care 303-544-2177

Abby Senior Care 303-699-8840 www.abbyseniorcare.com

Always Best Care 303-953-8753 www.alwaysbestcaredenversouth.com

GoldLeaf HomeCare 720-763-9030 www.goldleafcare.com

Home Care Assistance 720-287-1685 www.douglascountyhomecareassistance.com

Homewatch CareGivers 720-344-4700 www.homewatchcaregivers.com

Rhythms Home Care 303-757-2300 www.rhythmshomecare.com

Synergy HomeCare 303-953-9924 www.synergyhomecare.com

To The Rescue 720-641-0646 www.totherescue.net

Visiting Angels 720-981-0804 www.visitingangels.com/littleton

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Home Healthcare Services (medical)

Brightstar Healthcare 303-370-0444 www.brightstarcare.com

InnovAge Home Care Prime 720-974-6701 www.myinnovage.org

Right at Home Senior Care 720-875-1800 www.rightathome.net/denver

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Home, Medical Supplies/Equipment

Accessible Systems, Inc. 303-693-7787 www.accessiblemed.com

101 Mobility 303-459-6990 www.101mobility.com

Bennett Medical Services 720-519-1233 www.bennettmedical.com

South Metro Medical Equipment Loan Closet 720-443-2013

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Hospice Services

The Denver Hospice 303-321-2828 www.thedenverhospice.org

Kindred at Home 866-546-3733 www.kindredhealthcare.com/our-services/home-care/about/affiliates/gentiva

New Century Hospice (formerly Legacy Hospice) 303-660-6107 www.newcenturyhospice.com/denver-co

Halcyon Hospice 303-329-0870 www.halcyonpalliative.org

Brookdale Hospice Denver 844-339-7667 www.brookdale.com/en/our-services/health-care-services/hospice.html

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Hospitals

Littleton Adventist Hospital 303-730-8900 www.mylittletonhospital.org

Sky Ridge Medical Center 720-225-1000 www.skyridgemedcenter.com

UCHealth Hospital Highlands Ranch 720-516-1000 www.uchealth.org/locations/uchealth-highlands-ranch-hospital/

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Housing Placement, Information & Resources

Answers for Senior Care 303-596-9422 www.answersforseniorcare.com

Senior Housing & Care of Colorado 303-898-6111 www.seniorhcc.com

All About Seniors 720-837-6306 www.allaboutseniorsinc.net

Assisted Living Locators 303-957-2555 www.144.assistedlivinglocators.com

Care Patrol 303-668-9152 www.carepatrol.com

Aging Resources of Douglas County 303-814-4300

Douglas County Housing Partnership 303-784-7857

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Immunizations for Adults

There are Vaccines You Need as an Adult

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Legal Services

Ambler & Keenan, LLC 303-407-1542 www.ambler-keenan.com

Chayet & Danzo, LLC 303-355-8500 www.coloradoelderlaw.com

Highlands Ranch Law Center 303-991-5200 www.thelawcenterpc.com

Law Offices of Bradley J. Frigon 720-200-4025 www.bjflaw.com

Colorado Legal Services 303-837-1313

DRCOG: Case Management 303-840-6704

Metro Volunteer Lawyers 303-830-8210

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Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual & Transgender

303-733-7743 www.glbtcolorado.org

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Library Services

Douglas County Libraries 303-791-7323 www.dcl.org

James H. LaRue Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch

Homebound Book Delivery 303-791-7323

Memory Care Kits 303-791-7323

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Lifelong Learning Organizations

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) 303-638-3388 https://portfolio.du.edu/ollisouth

The Academy for Lifelong Learning 303-770-0786 www.academyll.org

Active Minds 303-320-7652 www.activeminds.com

James H. LaRue Branch, Douglas County Libraries 303-791-7323 www.dcl.org 

Highlands Ranch Historical Society 720-932-6990 www.highlandsranchhistoricalsociety.org

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Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels (via Castle Rock Senior Activity Center) 303-688-9498

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Medical Alert Systems

Medical Alert 800-354-1327 http://medicalalert.org

Philips Lifeline 303-805-5979 http://philips.lifeline.com

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Medication Assistance

RxAssist (Centura Health Links Program) 720-321-8850

Benefits Checkup of Colorado 720-321-8850 https://www.benefitscheckup.org

Medical Prescription Discount Card 1-800-377-1614

Prescription Savings Card https://www.ncoa.org/economic-security/benefits/prescriptions/familywize-prescription-savings-card

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Medicare Information & Assistance

Medicare 1-800-633-4227 www.medicare.gov

State Health Insurance Assistance (SHIP) 303-480-6700 www.dora.colorado.gov/SHIP

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid www.cms.gov

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Medicaid Information & Assistance

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid http://cms.gov

Ambler & Keenan, LLC 303-407-1542 www.ambler-keenan.com

Chayet & Danzo, LLC 303-355-8500 www.coloradoelderlaw.com

Highlands Ranch Law Center (303) 991-5200 www.thelawcenterpc.com

Law Offices of Bradley J. Frigon 720-200-4025 www.bjflaw.com

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren http://grg.colostate.edu/index.php

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Memory Care/Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Alumia Institute 720-405-6043 https://alumiainstitute.com

Alzheimer’s Association – Colorado Chapter 303-813-1669

Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline 800-272-3900

Douglas County Libraries – Memory Care Kits 303-791-7323

SPARK! Alzheimer’s Alliance at Lone Tree Arts Center 720-509-1000

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Mental Health Resources

Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network 303-730-8858

Area Agency on Aging 303-455-1000

Aging Mental Health Resource Guide

All Health Network 303-730-8858 www.allhealthnetwork.org

Colorado Crisis Support (24/7/365) 1-844-493-8255

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Moving Services

Checkmate Moving & Storage 303-346-6683 www.checkmatemoving.com

Moves with a Heart 720-883-8706 www.moveswithaheart.com

A Move Handled with Care 303-471-7333 www.amovehandledwithcare.com

People, Places and Things 720-818-3449 www.peopleplacesandthingsmanagementservices.com

Senior Move Coordinators 303-991-3298 www.seniormovecoordinators.com

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Nutrition Services

Meals on Wheels (VOA) 303-294-0111 www.voacolorado.org

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Pet Care Services

As You Wish Pet Sitters 303-313-9474 www.asyouwishpetsitters.com

Done Deal 720-271-1680

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Physicians

Senior Care of Colorado 303-306-4321 www.seniorcareofcolorado.com

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Realtors(Specializing in Senior Sales and Moves)

Lee McCue 303-859-0198 www.mcteamrealestate.com

Realty One Group, Premier 720-409-2551 (Annie), 720-244-0441 (Gretchen)

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Rehabilitation Centers/Hospitals

Life Care Center of Stonegate 303-805-2085 www.lcca.com/stonegate

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Littleton 303-334-1111 www.encompasshealth.com/littletonrehab

Life Care Center of Littleton 303-795-7300 www.lcca.com/littleton

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Recreation/Events

Highlands Ranch Parks, Recreation & Open Space 720-240-5933 www.highlandsranch.org

Highlands Ranch Community Association 303-471-7044 www.hrcaonline.org

Highlands Ranch Senior Club www.hrseniorclub.org (303) 791-1692

Highlands Ranch Active Adult Programs & Services 720-240-4922 www.highlandsranch.org/aaps

Highlands Ranch Historical Society 720-932-6990 www.highlandsranchhistoricalsociety.org

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Sleep Guide

Sleep guide for seniors

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Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255

Institute on Aging’s 24-hour, toll-free Friendship Line (800) 971-0016

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Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous www.aa.org 24-Hour (303)322-4440, Main: (303)322-5636

Al-Anon http://al-anon-co.org 24-Hour (303) 321-8788, Main: (303)321-8895

Douglas County Kinship Navigator Program

Grief Support Groups Littleton United Methodist Church 303-794-6379 www.littletonumc.org

South Suburban Christian Church 303- 798-2406

Cancer Care at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center 303-403-3605

Grandparents Resource Center 303-980-5707

St. Andrew United Methodist Church – Highlands Ranch 303-794-2683 www.st-andrew-umc.com

Mesothelioma Guide www.MesotheliomaGuide.com

Grief Support – Cherry Hills Community Church 303-325-8306 www.chcc.org

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren http://grg.colostate.edu/index.php

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Tax Information

AARP 1-866-554-5376

Colorado Dept. of Revenue 303-238-7378

IRS (Federal Tax Info) 1-800-829-1040

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Technology Services

Silver Fox Technology Services 720-819-6502

Your Computer Tutor 303-946-1894 http://denvercomputertutor.com

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Tips and Resources

100+ Ways for Seniors and Baby Boomers to Save Money on Healthcare Costs

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Transportation

RTD-Access A Ride 303-299-2960

RTD Bus Services 303-299-6000 www.rtd.denver.com

Aging Resources of Douglas County (formerly Neighbor Network) – volunteer drivers 303-814-4300 www.agingresourcesdougco.org

American Red Cross Transportation (only in HR) 303-722-7474

To the Rescue 720-851-2100 www.totherescue.net

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Veteran’s Services

Douglas County Veteran’s Affairs Office 303-663-6200

Mesothelioma Guide www.MesotheliomaGuide.com

State of Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs 303-284-6077 www.dmva.state.co.us

National 24/7 Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, Ext. 1

Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center 303-399-8020

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Vision Services

A3 Empowering People with Vision Loss 303-831-0117

Audio Information Network of Colorado 1-877-443-2001

Colorado Gerontology Society 303-333-3482

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Volunteer Opportunities

Aging Resources of Douglas County (formerly Neighbor Network) 303-814-4300 www.agingresourcesdougco.org

Highlands Ranch Metro District 720-240-4909 www.highlandsranch.org

Highlands Ranch Community Association 303-791-2500 www.hrcaonline.org

DC Partners (mentoring children) 720-733-1960

Meals on Wheels 303-688-9498 www.voacolorado.org, www.tlcmealsonwheels.org

Spellbinders Laura Olson http://douglascountylibraries.org/Services/Spellbinders

Volunteer Connect Douglas County info@volunteerconnectdc.org www.volunteerconnectdc.org

Lotsa Helping Hands www.lotsahelpinghands.com

Volunteers of America – 303-297-0408 – www.voacolorado.org

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado http://www.voc.org

Douglas County Libraries 303-791-7323

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Websites

9News Senior Source – www.seniorsourcecolorado.com/

Administration for Community Living – www.acl.gov

Alcoholics Anonymous  http://www.aa.org 24-Hour (303)322-4440, Main: (303)322-5636

Al-Anon http://al-anon-co.org 24-Hour (303) 321-8788, Main: (303)321-8895

Denver Regional Council of Governments www.drcog.org

Network of Care www.drcog.networkofcare.org

Benefits Check-Up www.benefitscheckup.org

Medicare www.medicare.gov

Social Security Administration www.ssa.gov

Seniors Resource Guide www.seniorresourceguide.com

Colorado Gerontological Society www.senioranswers.org

Family Caregiver Alliance (National Center on Caregiving)  www.caregiver.org

Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org

Eldercare Locator www.eldercare.gov

Caregiver Action Network www.caregiveraction.org

Colorado Dept. of Human Services www.colorado.gov/cdhs

Area Agency on Aging www.areaagencyonaging@drcog.org

Aging Life Care www.aginglifecare.org

Aging with Dignity www.agingwithdignity.org

Arthritis Foundation www.arthritis.org

American Cancer Society www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association www.lungusa.org

National Parkinson Foundation www.apdaparkinson.org

American Stroke Association www.strokeassociation.org

Volunteers of American www.voacolorado.org

Colorado Legal Services www.coloradolegalservices.org

Mesothelioma Guide www.MesotheliomaGuide.com

Village to Village Network – www.vtvnetwork.org


 

Other

Lifeline Systems (Philips) 303-805-5979 www.lifelinesystems.com

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