which offer health screenings and host
In addition to sports programs and arts
and crafts classes, the City of Aurora
has an active senior center that offers
numerous fitness classes such as pilates,
yoga and Tai Chi. Day trips are
planned throughout the year to music
halls, museums, shopping centers and
area festivals. Outdoor excursions
include visits to the Golden Gate
Canyon State Park, Old Arvada, and
Buckley Air Force Base. Special trips
range from three-day weekend jaunts to
10-day trips across Italy, and groups
include bridge, a nonfiction book club,
gardening, and a film club.
To learn more about other metro area
activities and attractions, visit the “Leisure”
section for recreation, spectator sports,
arts and culture, attractions, and annual
Events, and the “Shopping and Dining”
section for great restaurants and a guide
to local shopping destinations. Interested
in helping others? Explore the “Volunteer
Opportunities” article, where you’ll find a
wealth of resources.
American Association of
Education, resources and various
community service programs.
Association for Senior Citizens
Resource for information on senior
programs, as well as a food bank, medical
equipment and financial assistance.
A service of the National Council on
Aging in Washington, D.C., seniors can
find programs to help pay for the cost of
prescription drugs, health care, utilities
and other essential items and services.
Catholic Charities –
Archdiocese of Denver
Provides information, referrals and special
services for seniors and their families.
The Legal Center for People
with Disabilities & Older People
A statewide advocacy program for
residents of long-term care facilities, The
Legal Center protects and promotes the
rights of people with disabilities and
older people in Colorado through direct
legal representation, advocacy,
education and legislative analysis.
Denver Regional Council of
Governments, Aging Services Division
Helpful information and services for
those aged 55 or older.
Elder Abuse Hotline
A resource to report elder abuse, or to
get more information on elder abuse.
Elderly Housing Choices
Aiding the elderly with housing needs.
H2U – Health, Happiness, You
HealthONE sponsors the H2U –
Health, Happiness, You program for
those 50 and older. Benefits include a
bimonthly magazine with health,
nutrition and activity news; monthly
newsletters; VIP services at
participating HealthONE hospitals;
access to interactive online health
tools and assessments; and
ACTIVE ADULTS AND SENIOR LIVING