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AAA Internal Services

Area Agency’s on Aging are charged with helping vulnerable older adults live with independence and dignity in their homes and communities. There are five core services provided by a AAA as directed by the Older Americans Act: Caregivers, Elder Rights, Health and Wellness, Nutrition, and Supportive Services.

AAA contracts with Community Partners or directly administer the programs to deliver these core services. The Internal Services offered by the Weld County AAA are:

 

ADULT PROTECTION

Please visit the Adult Protection page for more information. 

CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM

The Chore Service Program provides funds to seniors for chore services which they are unable to do themselves. Services may include deep cleaning the home, lawn care, snow removal, etc.

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older.

For more information, please call (970) 400-6130

Chore Service Program Brochure

DENTAL, VISION, AND HEARING PROGRAM

The Dental, Vision, and Hearing Program provides financial assistance to Weld County seniors who are in need of dental, vision, and/or hearing services. Prior approval is required before services are performed; approved applicants may use provider of their choice.

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older.

For more information, please call (970) 400-6117.

Dental,Vision, and Hearing Program Guidelines

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT

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The Family Caregiver Support Program offers support, resources and information to assist family caregivers in finding relief and assistance through a variety of respite and support programs.

 

Eligibility: Care recipient must be 60 years of age or older or 55 with a dementia diagnosis.

For more information, please call (970) 400-6130

Family Caregiver Program Brochure

 

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN

Providing support services to grandparents raising grandchildren in Weld County. Legal referral and information, monthly support groups and educational workshops are offered to provide the tools needed in raising grandchildren and to improve quality of life.

Eligibility: A Grandparent Raising Grandchildren aged 55 years or older.

For more information, please call (970) 400-6133.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Brochure

IN-HOME SERVICES PROGRAM

The In-Home Services Program provides grant funding to those that are 60 and older and require assistance with personal care and homemaking services in the home.

Personal care services include, but are not limited to, bathing, dressing, mobility, and hygiene assistance. Homemaking services include, but are not limited to, laundry assistance, dusting, vacuuming, and bathroom cleaning.

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older AND require assistance with two (2) or more Activities of Daily Living (ADL) or Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL)

For more information, please call (970) 400-6305.
In-Home Services Program Brochure

INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE / ADRC (Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado)

The Senior Information and Assistance (I&A) Program provides a single point of entry into the aging network and offers convenient access to information on services and benefits for older persons, their families and caregivers.

ADRC LogoThe ADRC program empowers individuals to effectively navigate their health and other long-term services and support options. Assistance through ADRC is meant to streamline access to long-term care information and services. The ADRC program is available to people age 60 and over and age 18 and over with a disability with long-term care needs. 

For more information regarding the Information & Assistance Program (ADRC) please call:  (970) 346-6952.

ADRC Brochure

LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

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The Ombudsman protects the human and Civil Rights of seniors residing in nursing homes and personal care boarding homes. Ombudsman acts as advocate, mediator, link to community resources, and objective investigator of complaints. Residents, friends and relatives of residents, facility staff members, and the community at large can utilize Ombudsman services.

For more information, please call (970) 400-6128

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Brochure

SENIOR NUTRITION (FRIENDLY FORK) PROGRAM
Please visit the Senior Nutrition Program page for more information. 
OPTIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE

Professional care managers provide functional assessments and coordinate services for low-income clients of all ages who are in need of long-term care assistance through publicly funded programs. Care managers determine plan of care, provide follow-up monitoring and link clients and family to community resources.

For more information, please call (970) 346-6950.

WELD AGING WELL
Please visit the Weld Aging Well page for more information.