Guide to Aging in Place

If you decide that aging in place is the right choice for you or your loved one, consider AgeWise Colorado as your go-to resource for reliable information and trusted resources. We can easily connect you to the products and services that meet your needs. 

Table of Contents

  1. What is Aging in Place?
  2. When is aging in place the right choice?
  3. When Aging in Place Might Not be the Best Choice
  4. Resources to Help in the Decision-Making Process
  5. 7 Steps to Take to Help Decide Whether to Continue Aging in Place
  6. Finance & Legal
  7. Healthy Aging
  8. Home Life
  9. In-Home Care
  10. Mobility and Transportation
  11. Technology

90 percent of people age 65 and over would prefer to stay in their own homes as they get older and not go to a nursing home or assisted living facility


AgeWise Colorado is a free, easy-to-use hub for all things related to aging in place. It connects seniors and their loved ones to the resources and trusted providers that enable them to thrive as they age in place. Our Guide to Aging in Place highlights essential questions to address and actions to take when deciding whether aging in place is the right decision for you or your loved one. Support our efforts with a donation to our Aging in Place Guide.

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  • 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