exist in the area, suitable for a variety of
skill levels. Fall is a wonderful time to visit
to hear the elks bugling and see the leaves
“Shopping and Dining” section to learn
about Denver’s best restaurants and places
to shop. Read the “Volunteer Opportunities” section to learn about donating your
time to help others in the region.
There’s plenty of adventure to be found
in the metro Denver area alone, thanks to
the abundance of parks and recreational
facilities dotting the Front Range. In one
of Denver’s 200 city parks go for a walk or
a jog, play tennis, or hold a cookout with
friends. Explore the city’s more than 80
miles of trails at your leisure. Go outside
of town a bit and you can try Saturday
morning yoga at Red Rocks with hundreds
of other people.
ACTIVE ADULTS RESOURCES
of Retired Persons (AARP)
Colorado chapter of the national advocacy
group, with local resources for older adults
on health, family, work, and more.
Community centers throughout the metro
area offer programs and classes directed at
the 55+ crowd. For example, Denver Parks
and Recreation has an active older adults
program that offers a variety of fun classes
and clubs for activities including karaoke,
exercise, foreign languages, knitting, and
trips to mountain casinos.
A federal program from Washington, D.C.,
that helps seniors locate financial assistance
for prescription drugs, health care, food, utilities and more.
Archdiocese of Denver
Senior community centers can be found in
cities throughout the Denver metro area
offering an array of fun programs. For
example, Broomfield’s senior center offers
fitness classes, game clubs, and drop-in
sessions ranging from woodworking to
needlecraft. The senior center in Parker
has line dancing, computer instruction,
and classes in ceramics, fabric painting,
and other creative arts. Senior centers
throughout the region host classes, talks,
workshops, and more.
Information and services for seniors and
their loved ones that extends the healing
ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor and
those in need. Catholic Charities of the
Archdiocese of Denver has been serving
northern Colorado since 1927.
Seniors’ Resource Center
3227 Chase Street, Denver 80212
Aurora’s Center for Active Adults provides
programs for adults age 50 and up. The
center offers drop-in fitness classes, billiards,
Wii games, bingo, and a weekly quilting bee.
A variety of other classes and activities are
offered, including computer classes, lectures
on local history and culture, and book clubs.
The center also organizes social activi-
ties including holiday parties and day trips
throughout the year.
Seniors’ Resource Center is a non-profit
provider of information, services and advocacy for seniors in the Metro Denver area
and surrounding communities. Programs and
services are designed to help seniors remain
independent, living in their own homes.
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Denver Regional Council of Governments,
Aging Services Division
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A variety of useful resources and information on assistance for older people in the
Denver metro area.
Interested in finding out about more things
to do and see in the Denver metro area?
See the “Leisure” section for more detailed
information about recreation, sports, arts
and culture, attractions, and events. See the
Elder Abuse Hotline
A hotline to call to report elder abuse or get
more information on the issue.