Garfield County Senior Programs and newsletters
The Garfield County Council on Aging awarded Commissioner John Martin as Friend of the Senior, Sharon Pennington as Senior of the Year, and John and Mickey Neal as Couple of the Year. Other nominees shown are Zona Hays and Lois Edwards along with Mary Jane Hangs, Chair and Mildred Alsdorf, Vice Chair of the
Garfield County Council on Aging. The awards were given at the 2014 Volunteer Banquet on May 17, 2014.
Well & Wise
Rediscover freedom and self-confidence in a series of group based classes designed to prevent falls and self-manage chronic diseases. Instructors are trained and certified to educate and empower older adults to live longer, happier, healthier and more independent lives.
Well & Wise class times will be announced soon on this page, and at your local senior centers, recreation centers, Colorado Mountain College campuses and more!
Well & Wise program-|
N'Balance classes - Balance classes to lower the risk of falls-|
Tai Chi for Health classes in Glenwood Springs, New Castle and Rifle-|
Connection newsletter - a monthly newsletter for seniors and their families.
October 2014 newsletter
September 2014 newsletter
August 2014 newsletter
July 2014 newsletter
June 2014 newsletter
April 2014 newsletter
March 2014 newsletter
February 2014 newsletter
January 2014 newsletter
2013 Connection newsletters
2012 Connection newsletters
2011 Connection newsletters
The Garfield County Senior Programs mission is to promote the independence, dignity, good health and nutritional well-being of seniors sixty-five and older in Garfield County, along with linking seniors and the disabled with independent lifestyles through mobility.
The Garfield County Senior Programs consist of a nutrition program and a transportation program through Roaring Fork Transit Agency.
These programs are available through cooperative and financial efforts of: Garfield County Department of Human Services, the City of Rifle, Valley View Hospital, the NW Colorado Area Agency on Aging, Town of New Castle, Town of Parachute, Town of Silt, City of Glenwood Springs, Colorado Mountain College, Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, grants and client contributions.
Judy Martin, manager, 970-945-9191, ext. 3061
Debby Sutherland, program coordinator, 970-945-9191, ext. 3084
Please call Joe Carpenter, Veterans Services, 970-625-9484