Summit County Senior Services & Resources
Mission StatementThe Community Center focuses on health, wellness and social programs targeting the 50+ population
Summit County Government provides a wide array of resources and services for local seniors, including assistance with health-related needs and legal services. Some of the programming offered is funded in-part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Community Service Block Grant.
Ask a Lawyer
This is your opportunity to meet for free with an attorney to discuss legal issues in a private, 10-minute appointment. Offered every other month via Zoom, please call (970) 668-2940 for dates & times.
Our one-on-one care navigation program provides consultation to help clients manage their needs, understand the resources available to them, and receive assistance with application processes. Our Care Navigator provides free care navigation services to seniors and will also assist their families to help navigate community resources and determine eligibility for public benefits. Contact us at (970) 668-2943 to set up an appointment. (ofrecemos estos servicios en español)
Caregiver Support Group
This group meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Senior Center. Walk-ins are always welcome. Those who have a friend or family member for whom they are caring, or who are experiencing any form of memory loss, are encouraged to come get support and resources to assist them. For more information, contact the Senior Center at (970) 668-2943.
Respite Volunteer Program
Provides all the training and support you will need to volunteer to provide essential respite services to full-time family caregivers and their care recipients. You can be the difference! Please call (970) 668-2943 for more information.
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Timberline Adult Day Services, located in the Community & Senior Center, has a selection of DME available as short-term loaners for folks recovering from surgical procedures or for rehab. DME includes walkers, crutches, commodes, wheelchairs and more. A donation to Timberline is encouraged. Please call at (970) 668-2952 for more information.
Homemaker services may be available to individuals who require assistance in their homes with tasks they are no longer able to physically perform. For information or enrollment, call 970-668-2940.
In Home AssistanceThere are several organizations that offer In Home Assistance. Call our front desk (970) 668-2940 for this information.
Mountain Meals on Wheels
Our meal program is available to all seniors in the County. This service is available short-term if you are recovering from surgery or other medical conditions. We also offer meals to homebound individuals. Meals are delivered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The cost is based on a sliding scale from $5 - $7 per meal. Volunteers delivering meals also perform "wellness checks" and bring library materials and the local newspaper - all with a smile!
Volunteers are available for those who need transportation to medical appointments locally, Eagle County and the greater Denver area. Two weeks advance notice is requested. Contact our front desk at 668-2940.
Trained volunteers are available once a month to assist in answering your questions about Medicare. To schedule an appointment, please call (970) 668-2940.
Nutrition ServicesWe offer in house lunches on Tuesdays/Thursdays and Monday Night Dinner every other week. Our goal is to provide nutritionally balanced meals for all aspects of our Mountain Meals Program.
- Monday Night Dinner is a social event with Happy Half Hour starting at 5:30pm and dinner served at 6:00pm. Cost is $15/person, at the door.
- Tuesday and Thursday Lunches at noon are also social events but on a smaller scale with a more intimate crowd. The cost of the meals is $7/person, at the door.
- For menu information on any of our nutrition programs, contact our front desk at (970) 668-2940. To sign up for lunch or dinner, please call (970) 668-2963.