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AAA In-House Services

CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM

The Chore Service Program provides funds to low-income seniors for chore services which they are unable to do themselves. Services may include deep cleaning the home, lawn care, snow removal, etc.

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950 x 6130.

Chore Service Program Brochure

DENTAL-VISION-HEARING ASSISTANCE

The Dental, Vision, Hearing Assistance program provides financial assistance to Weld County seniors who are in need of dental, vision, and/or hearing services. Prior approval is required before services are performed; approved applicants may use provider of their choice.

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950 x 6117.

Dental-Vision-Hearing Program Brochure

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT

Helping Grandmother Walk The Family Caregiver Support Program offers support, resources and information to assist family caregivers in finding relief and assistance through a variety of respite and support programs.

Eligibility: Care recipient must be 60 years of age or older.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950 x 6130.

Family Caregiver Program Brochure

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN

Providing support services to grandparents raising grandchildren in Weld County. Legal referral and information, monthly support groups and educational workshops are offered to provide the tools needed in raising grandchildren and to improve quality of life.

Eligibility: A Grandparent Raising Grandchildren aged 55 years or older.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6952.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Brochure

INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE PROGRAM- Help for Seniors &              ADRC (Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado)

The Senior Information and Assistance (I&A) Program provides a single point of entry into the aging network and offers convenient access to information on services and benefits for older persons, their families and  caregivers. ADRClogo

For inquiries or assistance, please contact the Weld County AAA information and assistance line at       (970) 346-6952, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The goal of the ADRC program is to empower individuals to effectively navigate their health and other long-term support options. Assistance through ADRC is meant to streamline access to long-term care information and services. The ADRC program is available to people age 60 and over and age 18 and over with a disability that have long-term care needs. If you or a loved one would like information on long-term care support and resource options, please contact us at:   (970) 346-6952

ADRC Brochure

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

The Senior Legal Assistance Program has a paralegal on staff and a private attorney under contract to provide the legal advice that is necessary to assist you with your individual matter. The Legal Assistance Program provides legal representation in civil matters such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, housing, consumer complaints and estate and nursing home planning.

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950 ext 6131.

Legal Assistance Brochure

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

The Ombudsman protects the human and civil  rights of seniors residing in nursing homes and personal care boarding homes. Ombudsman acts as advocate, mediator, link to community resources, objective investigator of complaints. Residents, friends and relatives of residents, facility staff members, and community at large can utilize Ombudsman services.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950 x 6128.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Brochure

OPTIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE

Professional care managers identify and coordinate services for clients of all ages who are in need of long term care assistance through publicly funded programs. Care managers determine plan of care, provide follow-up monitoring and link clients and family to community resources.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950.