Latino Advance Care Planning

We know topics surrounding end of life concerns are sensitive and challenging, but critical to the health of our Latino communities.The Colorado Gerontological Society in partnership with the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado are working to bring Advance Care Planning to Latino elders and their families. In the next two years, we will develop a culturally sensitive curriculum and deliver …

Homestead Exemption for Seniors May Be Victim of State Budget Cuts

More than 200,000 Colorado seniors who have lived in their own homes for ten years or more and who are over age 65 take advantage of the Senior Homestead Exemption.  This voter approved referendum in 2000 gives seniors a 50% exemption on the first $200,000 of residential property’s market value. In 2002, approximately 120,000 seniors took advantage of the Homestead …

Leadership in Diversity Training

Do you work with Latino seniors and need tools to increase your service delivery approach? What approach to use, person or family-centered? This training is designed to provide professionals in the aging field with tools to address culturally responsive service delivery to Latino seniors in the new world of service plans, care plans, and life plans.

Help With Winter Heating Costs

Although Colorado has experienced a very mild fall, many of us will soon be turning on our furnace as we experience cooler temperatures. For some people, heating our home in the winter can be very expensive. Starting November 1, 2016 and running through April 30, 2017, individuals whose monthly income is less than $1634 per month ($2203 for a couple) …

Elder Abuse Mandatory Reporting Workshops

As of July 1, 2016, medical professionals, counselors, spiritual leaders,  financial organizations, social workers, law enforcement agencies and many other occupations become mandatory reporters of elder abuse. Learn about your responsibilities and how to comply with the new law. Are you a mandatory reporter? If so, you should know how to be an effective reporter of elder abuse.  It is important …

Quality Management Plan Compliance Training

Make sure your assisted living residence is ready for your next survey with a compliant, practical quality management plan. Learn best practices, how to develop a plan and requirements from the state.

Network North

Network North is a free, public meeting targeted to professionals in the field of aging, with a focus on the northern Denver metro area.

Senior Issues Briefing

The Senior Issues Briefing is a monthly networking and information meeting directed towards Denver metro area professionals.

Assisted Living Operator Training

The Assisted Living Administrator Training is required for licensure of all assisted living facilities in Colorado. Trainings are offered on a quarterly basis.