Aging Resources of Douglas County: 303-814-4300
Aging Resources of Douglas County connects older people to vital services, information, and resources that promote aging with independence and dignity. We believe that the voice of every senior should be heard and respected, and that the whole community should join together to support older adults in their golden years. See Resource Guide for Older Adults
Seniors’ Council: 303-63-7681
The Seniors’ Council promotes Living Well/Aging Well™ in Douglas County, Colorado.
Email: [email protected]
Senior Liaison - Senior Services and Safety: 303-660-7544
Because older Americans face unique issues the Douglas County Sheriff has appointed a “Senior Liaison” position to coordinate senior education, programs and resources.
House Watch Program: 303-660-7500
Douglas County Sheriff's Office can check-in on you, your elderly parents or loved ones periodically to see if they need assistance or to have your house checked while out of town. Register online at: https://apps.douglas.co.us/apps/housewatchpublic/welcome.do
Douglas County Department of Human Services: 303-660-7579
Services available to older adults include Adult Protection Services, Food Assistance, and General Assistance. Staff also assists eligible individuals with applications for Home Care Allowance and Old Age Pension. Medical assistance is available through Health First Colorado is public health insurance for older adults who qualify.
AARP Driver Safety: 303-346-3834
A four-hour classroom refresher designed to meet the needs of older drivers. It covers age-related physical changes, declining perceptual skills, rules of the road, new laws, local driving problems, and license renewal requirements. Participants pay instructor, (check or cash) $15 AARP Members (must show card) $20 non-members.
Active Adult Programs & Services (AAPS): 720-240-4922
AAPS is committed to providing adults age 55 and better in Highlands Ranch with information, resources, activities, events and lifelong learning opportunities that allow them to grow old with the greatest success and satisfaction. See their Resources Guide.