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Housing Options & Property Information

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

Assisted Living & Long-Term Care

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

Prescription Drugs & Supplements

Coloradans to Gain Access to Canadian Drug Savings

In accordance with a Colorado legislative bill passed in 2019, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (DHCPF) is close to making it possible for Coloradans to access savings on drug costs by getting imported pharmaceuticals from Canada.

Healthy Aging

Online Pharmacies: Are They Safe?

Is it safe for an individual private consumer to order this pricey drug from this source, even with a doctor’s bona fide prescription? The best answer is “it depends.”


Medicaid Benefits for Older Coloradans

The combination of pandemic impacts, high inflation, and disruptions in people’s livelihoods has put many older Coloradans at risk of being unable to cover their medical expenses. This is particularly true for those who have not yet reached the age of eligibility for Medicare. Read more …

Housing Options & Property Information

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

Geriatric Health

Geriatric Trained Health Providers

With Colorado’s rapidly aging population, geriatric trained health care providers are critical to the health and well-being of Colorado’s rapidly aging population.

Fraud & Scams

Fraud and Scams

Learn about the common methods that frauds and scams are
implemented and how to prevent being victimized by them in Colorado.

Assisted Living & Long-Term Care

Colorado’s Nursing Homes and Skilled Nursing Facilities:

How Nursing Homes & Skilled Nursing Facilities are Similar and How they Differ According to reliable sources, Colorado has about 230 “nursing homes” and more than 200 “skilled nursing facilities”

Food Access Services

Common Food Safety Mistakes

Older adults have vast experience cooking, eating, and handling food and tend to do a better job when it comes to food safety compared to any other age group.  That’s

Healthy Aging

Mental Health in Colorado— A Special Focus on Men

The Hartford insurance company recently took a targeted look at what’s been called the stigma surrounding men’s mental health. According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 6 million men

Food Access Services

Essential Nutrients – Carbohydrates Explained

We’re back with another post about essential nutrients.  This time we’ll discuss the macronutrient, carbohydrates.  Previously we explained basic nutrition information and dove into the macronutrient, protein.  Carbohydrates, or carbs,

Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Disease

BrainGuide® by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

BrainGuide by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s was created to help people of all ages and from all communities understand brain health and Alzheimer’s disease,and empower them to take action.

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