Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging

139 E 3rd


CO 81201




Services Offered

Any person 60 years of age or older, residing in Lake, Chaffee, Custer, or  Fremont County, is eligible to apply for services funded by the
Older Americans Act (OAA) and Older Coloradoans State funds.

Priority will be given to those of greatest social and economic need


Provides relief to caregivers when the client is in need of a full time caregiver.  The client receives 8 hours of respite services per month.  The paid rate is $17.00 per hour to the provider.  The provider can be an independent person or an agency.  Proof of income is needed.


Assistance with repairs and maintenance in your home, including yard work.


Provides $300.00 toward vision and dental services, and can be used with one of our preferred providers.


Assistance with the purchase of ramps, hand rails, or anything to make the home handicapped friendly.  The voucher is for $200.00 and an estimate of the total cost is needed prior to any assistance.


Homemaker and/or personal care services for clients with an acute diagnosis, and in need of short-term in-home assistance.  The paid rate is $19.00 per hour to a preferred provider, for up to 48 hours of services and up to six weeks


The Area Agency on Aging partners with Colorado Legal Services to provide free legal services for seniors.


Nutrition Counseling available on a limited basis, provided by a Registered Dietitian.


Advocacy for residents in nursing facilities and assisted living facilities in our four counties.


Volunteers contact clients who would like to receive periodic “check in” phone calls.


Assistance with transportation to medical appointments.  Mileage is paid to driver of client’s choice, up to $200.00.  In order to remain in compliance with program requirements, a copy of the driver’s insurance and license is needed.


CONGREGATE MEALS:  Meals are offered in Chaffee, Custer, Lake and Fremont counties.  Please call for more information on site locations and meal days.

MEALS ON WHEELS:  Home delivered meals to clients who are unable to leave their home without assistance.

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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