museums, shopping centers and area
festivals. Outdoor excursions include visits to
the Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Old
Arvada, and Buckley Air Force Base.
Special trips range from three-day weekend
jaunts to 10-day trips across Italy, and
groups include bridge, a nonfiction book
club, gardening, and a film club.
To learn more about other metro area
activities and attractions, visit the “Leisure”
section for Recreation, Spectator Sports,
Arts and Culture, Attractions, and Annual
Events, and the “Shopping and Dining”
section for great restaurants and a guide
to local shopping destinations. Interested
in helping others? Explore the “Volunteer
Opportunities” article, where you’ll find a
wealth of resources.
American Association of
Education, resources and various
community service programs.
Association for Senior Citizens
Resource for information on senior
programs, as well as a food bank, medical
equipment and financial assistance.
A service of the National Council on
Aging in Washington, D.C., seniors can
find programs to help pay for the cost of
prescription drugs, health care, utilities
and other essential items and services.
Catholic Charities –
Archdiocese of Denver
Provides information, referrals and special
services for seniors and their families.
The Legal Center for People
with Disabilities & Older People
A statewide advocacy program for residents
of long-term care facilities, The Legal Center
protects and promotes the rights of people
with disabilities and older people in
Colorado through direct legal representation,
advocacy, education and legislative analysis.
Denver Regional Council of
Governments, Aging Services Division
Helpful information and services for those
aged 55 or older.
Elder Abuse Hotline
A resource to report elder abuse, or to get
more information on elder abuse.
Elderly Housing Choices
Aiding the elderly with housing needs.
H2U – Health, Happiness, You
HealthONE sponsors the H2U – Health,
Happiness, You program for those 50
and older. Benefits include a bimonthly
magazine with health, nutrition and
activity news; monthly newsletters; VIP
services at participating HealthONE
hospitals; access to interactive online
health tools and assessments; and
local/national discounts on products,
services and entertainment venues.