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Garfield County Senior Programs and newsletters

Well and Wise logoWell & 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 on this page, and at our meal sites. Well & Wise program-|

N'Balance classes - Balance classes to lower the risk of falls-|

Tai Chi classes for health and arthritis
Silt-|     Parachute-|    Battlement Mesa-|

The 2015 Garfield County Council on Aging Senior Awards will be presented at the 2015 volunteer banquet on May 16, 2015.

Senior awards
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.
senior awards

Connection newsletter - a monthly newsletter for seniors and their families.

April 2015 newsletter

March 2015 newsletter

February 2015 newsletter

January 2015 newsletter

2014 Connection newsletters

2013 Connection newsletters

2012 Connection newsletters

2011 Connection newsletters


The mission of Senior Programs is to enable independence, dignity, health and nutritional well-being of seniors and people with disabilities living in Garfield County.

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

Barbara Peterson, Senior Services Aide, 970-945-9191, ext. 3005

Veterans Services

Please call Joe Carpenter, Veterans Services, 970-625-9484

Human Services - Rifle
195 West 14th Street
Rifle, CO  81650
Email Human Services

970-625-5282 | phone
970-625-0927 | fax

  Human Services - Glenwood Springs
108 8th Street, Suite 300
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Email Human Services

970-945-9191 | phone
970-928-0465 | fax

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