Seniors & Coffee Talks

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Helping Seniors In Our Community

District 4 is home to one of the largest senior populations in the City. Our seniors and their needs are incredibly diverse. For those active retired people who would like to be more engaged in the community and for seniors who need assistance to maintain their quality of life, Councilwoman Black and her staff are here to help connect you with the resources you need. Contact kathy.gile@denvergov.org or call 720-337-4444. 

December 9 | Senior Holiday Lunch
11:30 AM - 1 PM | Wellshire Event Center (3333 S Colorado Blvd)
Join Councilwoman Black and her staff for afternoon lunch and entertainment from the Denver Municipal Band to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season! Reservation required! Email kathy.gile@denvergov.org or call 720-337-4444.

 

General Resources

  • United Way -Connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance childcare and more. Call the help center 2-1-1
  • Older Adult Resource Directory(PDF, 983KB)
  • Denver Office on Aging - Perla Gheiler, Director | Perla.Gheiler@denvergov.org | 720-913-8456
  • Denver Connect - A mobile resource center that will bring city services and resources to neighborhoods, assisted living centers, and places where large concentrations of older adults are gathered.
  • AARP - 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900
  • DRCOG - Area Agency on Aging -Aging and Disability Resources 303-480-6700

 

Chores and In-Home Care

  • Senior Resource Center -Providing transportation and in-home care
  • Jewish Family Service -Programs and Services to help older adults stay supported, connected and engaged. 
  • A Little Help - Help with chores, errands yard clean up.  Membership based but will work with all incomes.

Transportation

  • Senior Resource Center - Providing transportation and in-home care
  • Access-A-Ride - Local bus transportation for people who cannot access fixed route bus and rail systems due to a disability or disabling health condition.
  • DRCOG - Hop Skip Ride can be booked within 24 hours 844-467-7547 
  • GoGo Grandparent -Order rides, from Lyft and Uber without a smartphone/Lyft/Uber 855-464-6872
  • Atlantis Community - Contact Susan Aarup to arrange for cab service through their network 773-355-1212

Grocery/Meal Delivery

  • Instacart - Grocery delivery
  • GoGo Groceries - Grocery delivery without a smartphone or computer. 855-222-4919
  • GoGo Gourmet - Meal delivery without a smartphone or computer. 855-754-5328

Home Repair

Fraud and Abuse

Medical

  • Medicare - The official U.S. government website for Medicare information.   
  • Medicaid
  • Denver Human Services - Help seniors to enroll in a variety of programs and services available to older adults in Denver, including Long-Term Care, Old Age Pension, and Medicaid, determined on a case to case basis. Call to set up an appointment 720-944-4347
  • Alzheimer’s Association - Information and support for Coloradans living with dementia and their families and caregivers. 303-813-1669
  • Colorado Crisis Hotline - Mental health or substance use 844-493-TALK (8255)
  • Health in Aging - Website to help connect patients with geriatric healthcare professionals and other resources to help seniors.