Garfield County Senior Programs and newsletters
the Garfield County Council on Aging. Nominations are submitted to the Council and may be made for one of the two award categories: Senior Citizen of the Year or Friend of the Senior. We have an open process and all nominations are permitted and encouraged to be submitted. Nomination deadline is April 1, 2014.
Garfield County Council on Aging is seeking nominations for awards to be presented to seniors, individuals, business, agencies and/or organizations for their outstanding contributions and positive impact on seniors in our community.
The nomination and award selection is a local process through
The chosen award recipients are invited to attend the Garfield County celebration at the Senior Programs Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on May 17, 2014 and the Alpine Area Agency on Aging 26th Senior Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2014 in Frisco. Both events will be held in conjunction with Older Americans month that celebrates the vital contributions seniors make to our society. A copy of the nomination form is attached.
Senior awards nomination form pdf-|
Senior awards nomination form doc-|
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-|
Mountain Madrigal Singers holiday concert for seniors-|
Connection newsletter - a monthly newsletter for seniors and their families.
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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.