We offer a number of resources that promote healthy aging in Larimer County. We have below resources and information about our partnerships that benefit older adults throughout Larimer County. 

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Senior Access Points

Senior Access Points connects older adults with reliable resources in Larimer County.

Led by Colorado State University Extension, is a partnership between:

  • Larimer County Extension
  • CSU Department of Human Development and Family Studies
  • Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities
  • Larimer County Office on Aging.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senior Access Points of Larimer County - Colorado State University Extension

Market Days! for Older Adults

Market Days! is a program of CSU Extension in Larimer County and the Larimer County Farmers’ Market. It provides fresh produce from the market to low-income older adults who are experiencing food insecurity.

Market Days! improves access to healthful foods with fresh fruits and vegetables by partnering with local community organizations.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The GRG website includes research-based information for grandparents raising grandchildren. There you will find:

  • Stories from other grandparents raising grandchildren
  • Community resources
  • Information on support groups
  • FAQ's
  • Ask an expert
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Recorded webinars with tips for grandparent-headed families

Colorado State University Extension has a number of recorded webinars with tips for grandparent-headed families.  You can view all of them below:

GRANDcares

GRANDcares is a program for vulnerable grandparent-headed families which focuses on strengthening self-care and parenting skills in custodial grandparents, developing communication and leadership skills in grandchildren, and increasing the ability of service providers to meet grandfamilies’ needs.

GRANDcares is not currently offering classes in Larimer County. However, resources for grandfamilies are available on the GRANDcares website.

 

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Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging “Transitions in Aging” Community Certificate

This FREE certificate is designed for community members, students, informal care providers of older adults, or anyone who is interested in topics related to aging. The curriculum is customizable for each participant. And it has two objectives:

  • To build shared knowledge of the aging process:
    • Myths and misconceptions about aging
    • Experiences of older people and caregivers
    • Common age-related diseases and conditions
  • To engage participants in lifestyle practices that support healthy aging.
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Fact Sheets:

Colorado State University creates fact sheets on a number of topics. Below is a list of fact sheets that deal specifically with issues that an older adult, or their caregiver, may find helpful. You can view all CSU Extension Fact Sheets here. 

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Non-Discrimination Statement

Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. Colorado State University Extension es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Colorado State University no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad y se compromete a proporcionar adaptaciones razonables. Office of Engagement and Extension de CSU garantiza acceso significativo e igualdad de oportunidades para participar a las personas quienes su primer idioma no es el inglés.

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Larimer County Office of Colorado State University Extension

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ADDRESS
1525 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80524-2004

Phone: (970) 498-6000 | Fax: (970) 498-6025

Office Hours
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Please note - our office follows the Larimer County Holiday Calendar for office closures