Aging Well in Douglas County
If you suspect mistreatment or self-neglect of an at-risk adult, and the person lives in Douglas County, immediately report the situation to 303-663-6270.
Working in partnership with others in our communities, we take on tough issues for those in vulnerable situations. Local non-profits, the faith-based community, as well as the state and federal governments, work with us to help to ensure that people have services, food on the table, a roof over their heads – providing the resources and the path they need to remain self-sufficient. This is the outcome we celebrate.
Staff at Aging Resources of Douglas County knows one of the most common challenges among older adults is knowing where to look for help. That’s why we publish our Resource Guide for Aging Adults, complete with phone numbers, websites, and other contact information for the people and organizations that can help older adults get the assistance they need quickly and affordably. To learn more about what assistance may be available, contact Resource Navigation at 303-814-4300.
Services available to older adults include Adult Protection Services, Food Assistance, General Assistance, and Low Income Energy and Weatherization assistance. . Staff also assists eligible individuals with applications for Home Care Allowance and Old Age Pension. Medical assistance is available through Health First Colorado is public health insurance for older adults who qualify. Need to find a Medicaid provider? Click for more information.
The Seniors’ Council promotes Living Well/Aging Well™ in Douglas County, Colorado. For education and virtual activities for older adults, learn more about the Seniors’ Council, the Castle Rock Senior Activity Center, the Parker Senior Center, and the Highlands Ranch Metro District’s Active Adult Programs & Services.
The County makes grant funding available to agencies that provide services to older adults, primarily for transportation, chore, homemaker, and personal care services. For a list of agencies, the services they provide, and more information, please contact Allison Cutting, Grant Administrator at 303-814-4374 or [email protected].
Douglas County Resource Navigation connects Douglas County seniors, people with disabilities, and their families, with free information and referrals to transportation and other services.