Aging Resources

Senior Resources on Aging

Resources for Seniors, Families, and Caregivers in Colorado and Nationally

As experts on aging and premier senior living advisors, part of our senior placement process and roadmap to aging includes a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Throughout our ongoing relationship with clients and families as well as their caregivers, we offer resources that cover all aspects and needs for older adults. These tools will help you make informed decisions when it comes to the health, safety, rights, and future of the senior loved one in your life.

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Senior Resources for Colorado and Beyond

Our senior placement agents understand the emotional experience this transition can be, and they help you face change with certainty.

General Resources on Aging

  • AgeWise Colorado
    Resources for older adults and caregivers in Colorado.
  • Aging in Place
    Three Keys to Aging in Place Successfully
  • American Bar Association
    Commission on Law and Aging – Elder law resources in your area.
  • American Society of Aging
    Advocates for those who are aging and their caregivers.
  • Help A Senior Weather The Next Denver Snowstorm
    Are you a caregiver for a senior, and anticipating a possible snowstorm? It’s important to prepare older adults, and others in medical need.
  • Knoebel Institute of Healthy Aging
    The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA) is an interdisciplinary initiative designed to help our community develop healthy habits, interpersonal connections, and management of health conditions for a lifetime of quality experiences.
  • Senior.com
    Online community provides senior-oriented products, services, information, and entertainment.
  • Senior Resource
    Resources for all aspects of life as an older adult in Colorado.
  • Compassus
    Improving quality of life for patients and their families is at the core of our care.
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
    Long-Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman programs work to resolve problems related to the health, safety, welfare, and individual rights.
  • Area Agency on Aging
    Area Agency on Aging (AAA) plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region’s aging population.
  • Why work with a Placement and Referral Agent?
    Seeking the experience of a local placement and referral agent ensures that your loved one is dearly cared for.
  • When is Help Needed?
    A list of some of the warning signs that your loved one may need assisted living care.

Medicare and Medicaid

  • Medicare
    Medicare is health insurance for people 65 or older.
  • Find Medicare Providers
    A tool to find and compare different types of Medicare providers (example: physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, and others).
  • 11 Common Medicare Mistakes
    Discover the 11 common Medicare mistakes to avoid and make informed decisions for your healthcare coverage.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Medicare
    Explore essential answers to your frequently asked questions about Medicare coverage on MedicareHBS.com to gain clarity and confidence in your healthcare choices.

Health, Medical, and Insurance Resources for Seniors

  • Alzheimer’s Association
    The premier source of information and support for Coloradans living with dementia and their families and caregivers.
  • Parkinson’s Foundation
    Improving care and advancing research towards a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.
  • National Institutes of Health NIH
    NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency.
  • American Stroke Association
    The American Stroke Association is a relentless force for a healthier world with fewer strokes.
  • National Institute on Aging
    NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
  • FindTreatment.gov
    A confidential and anonymous resource for persons seeking treatment for mental and substance use disorders.
  • Optimal Home Care
    Provides skilled nursing, behavioral health nursing, physical/occupational/speech therapy, medical social work, and home health aide services.
  • HealthCare Benefit Services
    Our focus on Medicare and Long Term Care planning allows us to deliver knowledgeable, specialized service.
  • Benefits in Action
    Our team of navigators works with individuals to help them recognize the health-related benefits they qualify for, apply to those benefits, and utilize them as effectively as possible. We strive to increase understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare resources.
  • A Wiser Mind
    After a decade of serving the mental health needs of our senior population in Colorado and Arizona, A Wiser Mind now also offers tele-therapy.
  • Social Security Administration – Scam Alert
    Recent reports to SSA OIG indicate that scammers are targeting individuals by producing letters that appear to be from SSA or SSA OIG. Scammers usually send these letters as attachments to emails and text messages. These scammers are trying to steal your money or your identity.
  • Nymbl – Balance App
    Improve your balance at home, for free. Whether you’re seated or standing, Nymbl adapts to your unique balance needs – while having fun!
  • DrugWatch.com
    Drugwatch provides information on high-risk medical products and health issues, and helps people take legal action if they’ve been injured.
  • Dementia and Driving
    Explore the challenges and legal considerations surrounding dementia and driving in this article from Warner Law Offices, PLLC.
  • Dementia Diagnosis, Now What?
    Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can be overwhelming and frightening. There are crucial steps to take to navigate this journey.
  • Lifeline
    Lifeline provides reliable personal emergency response systems, offering peace of mind and immediate assistance at the touch of a button for individuals in need, ensuring safety and independence.
  • Science Care | Start Medical Screening
    Science Care is a body donation to science program that offers no-cost cremation.
  • Aging and health: Conditions, effects, lifestyle
    The article explores the impact of aging on health, discussing common health conditions, preventative measures, and strategies for maintaining wellness in older adults.

Caregiver Support Resources

  • LeadingAge
    LeadingAge is a community of nonprofit aging services providers and other mission-driven organizations serving older adults.
  • Calm
    A mobile app with a goal to help you improve your health and happiness.
  • Khan Academy
    Free educational courses, including many life skills sessions.
  • Harvard University Free Courses
    Free online courses to help staff grow their skills and advance in their careers.
  • Rosetta Stone
    An award-winning mobile app with a variety of speaking-focused lessons and features to help you learn new languages.
  • Life Coaches
    5 Reasons Why You Should Offer Life Coaching To Your Employees.
  • Find a Therapist, Psychologist, or Counselor
    Find a safe place to open up. Start a supportive, confidential, and healing conversation. Browse and find a therapist by zip code, insurance, and type of care needed.
  • Caregiver Training Videos
    A series of videos produced by the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program to help caregivers understand how to better care for persons with dementia.

Senior Veteran Resources

  • Mesothelioma & Veterans
    Many U.S. military veterans develop mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure that occurred during their service. Thankfully, by working with a mesothelioma law firm, veterans and their families may be able to recover money to pay for medical bills and other expenses.
  • Veterans Guide
    Veterans Guide provides you with the necessary information you need to obtain the maximum benefits when you leave military service.

Housing, Storage, and Moving Resources for Seniors

  • Checklist for Moving into Assisted Living
    Now that you’ve chosen the ideal community, it’s time to think about what to bring.
  • Colorado Housing Connects
    Low-income housing resources as well as Colorado Peak for financial assistance.
  • A Move Handled with Care
    A local Colorado women-owned Move Management business created to provide a comprehensive, coordinated, and caring process for later life moves.
  • Senior Moving Guide
    Our guide covers advice on how to know you’re ready for a move, what to look for in a new home, and how to transition smoothly.
  • Budget Dumpster
    From choosing the right dumpster to preparing for delivery, filling your dumpster and more, Budget Dumpster walks you through the entire process so you never have to worry or wonder what happens next.

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