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Housing Options & Property Information

Supreme Court Ruling Will Protect Coloradans from “Home Equity Theft”

A unanimous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) back in May 2023 will have national implications in protecting homeowners in financial straits from losing money they are legally entitled to. Colorado is one of several states particularly affected by the ruling, as this article will explain.

Affordable Housing Grants Awarded to Multiple Colorado Projects

As recently as two years ago, the Denver Post headlined an investigative report with the title: “Census data showed Colorado as No. 1 state for housing instability among people older than 65.” More than a third of survey respondents 65 and older expressed “slight confidence” or “no confidence” they could make their housing payment. Since then housing prices, including rents, have gone steadily upward, along with the 65+ age population cohort

Property Tax Savings and Deferral Programs for Coloradans

While the old adage may be true that the two most certain things are death and taxes, Colorado offers a number of ways to let you lower or postpone the taxes. (Sorry, the death piece is yours to handle on your own.) In this article we’ll look at options you have regarding property taxes. Pay close attention to the qualifying criteria, the deadlines for applying, and the directions for where applications are to be filed or sent

Trends in Assisted Living Populations in Colorado

“The nature of the clientele in assisted living has changed dramatically,” but there are no widely accepted standards for addressing these evolving physical and mental health needs. The panel report made more than 40 recommendations to address the gaps in care, based on input from patient advocates, assisted living providers, and specialists in medical, psychiatric and dementia care.

Aging in Place Older Adult Couple on a porch

Property Fraud in Colorado: A Basic Primer—What to Watch For

In the modern-day world of scams and other trickery, various forms of property fraud have been drawing increasing attention as opportunists wade into this arena more frequently. This article will look at some of the most prevalent examples of property fraud. While this kind of fraud can victimize people of

Help with Heating Costs in Colorado

With the costs of goods and services steadily rising, a federally funded program that helps seniors, families and other individuals pay home heating costs has seen a record number of Coloradans apply for assistance in the waning months of 2022. Theresa Kullen is manager of Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program

Important News About Assisted Living in Colorado

Kaiser Health News has reported that an expert panel studying America’s assisted living facilities (ALFs) finds that such facilities these days are often coming up short on meeting the shifting needs of residents who are tending to be older and in more compromised health. “It’s a clarion call for change,”

A Potential Alternative to Colorado’s High-Priced Housing

The Affordable Housing Collaborative, a housing advocacy organization in Colorado’s most populous county (El Paso), recently shared results of its latest AskCOS survey, in which 72% of respondents said they were dissatisfied with the cost of living and housing. This was more than double the percentage with that negative view

Nursing Home Choices – The for-profit vs. nonprofit dilemma

Ask anyone who has faced the need for it and they’ll tell you that choosing a nursing home for a loved one is a decision fraught with concern, uncertainty, and anxiety. One reason being that the care, comfort and the very fate of your loved one is at stake. But

The Ins and Outs of Reverse Mortgages

Joe and Nancy are enjoying retirement but would like to reduce their expenses so they can wait a few years before accessing their Social Security benefits. Grant is worried that he will not be able to afford the increasing medical bills for his wife Ann’s deteriorating health.  Lucy wants to

Senior Living Communities are Safe and Open

What a year 2021 was for all of us and especially for those in senior living communities.  When everything shut down in March 2020, senior living had to pivot and activate their emergency plans to keep their residents safe.   Did you know that in-person visits are happening again in senior

Aid When Needed: Veterans Receive Help to Stay at Home

Veterans are one of our greatest assets in the United States. The courageous men and women who put aside their own lives to protect our country are all heroes. But while their service for our country took courage, navigating today’s healthcare systems as they age takes stamina.  According to a

Exploring Senior Housing Options for Your Loved One

Oprah once wrote in her magazine, “I’m grateful for every age I’m blessed to become.” While many people may not like the idea of getting older, there can be a lot to look forward to, such as retirement, grandkids, and the wisdom that comes from living a long, healthy life.

Home Care Vs. Assisted Living: Making the Choice

Your parents took care of you for most of your life. Or maybe it was a beloved aunt, uncle, grandparent, or family friend who was always there for you. Regardless of the bloodline, that love is unbreakable. As your loved ones age, health issues may be slowing them down. You

A Growing Trend: Seniors Taking in Roommates

Today, the number of adults over 50 who are living with roommates is growing almost twice as fast as any other age group. Source: SpareRoom.com While you may have thought that roommates were just for college kids or young adults, a growing number of older adults across the U.S. are looking for

Aging in Place is a Big Decision: Should You Stay or Go?

While an AARP survey shows that 76% of Americans age 50 and over would like to stay in their homes as they get older, an American Housing Survey report found that only 10% of the 115 million housing units in the U.S. are suited to accommodate older residents. In some

Service Areas Details:

  • Boulder County and City of Boulder
  • Central Mountains: Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, Lake
  • City and County of Denver
  • City of Aurora
  • Colorado Springs Metro area: Counties of El Paso, Park, Teller
  • Denver Metro area: Counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson
  • Eastern Plains: Counties of Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln
  • Larimer County and City of Fort Collins
    Las Animas/ Huerfano: Counties of Huerfano, Las Animas
  • Northeast Colorado: Counties of Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma
  • Northwest: Counties of Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt
  • Pueblo County and City of Pueblo
  • San Juan Region: Counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan
  • South Central Colorado: Counties of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache
  • Southeast Colorado: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Prowers, Otero
  • Summit Region: Counties of Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Pitkin, Summit
  • Weld County
  • West Central: Counties of Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel