Summit County Senior Services & Resources
AARP Driver Safety
This program is offered quarterly and designed to meet the needs and challenges of older motorists. A nominal fee is charged and paid to AARP. Sign up in advance at the Center or call us at (970) 668-2940.
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 at the Senior Center, 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 (MSW, LCSW) 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) 668-2940 to set up an appointment.
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) 668-2940 or email us.
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.
Free Balance ScreeningsThese screenings are at the Center. Balance is an important quality for older adults to improve balance, increase core strength, enhance coordination and align posture at these sessions. Or schedule a Fall Risk Screening by calling (970) 668-2940.
Homemaker services are available to individuals who require assistance in their homes with tasks they are no longer able to physically perform. For information or enrollment, call 970-668-2941. To begin the enrollment process, fill out an application (pdf).
In Home AssistanceThere are several organizations that offer In Home Assistance. Call our front desk (970) 668-2940 for this information or email us.
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 home-bound individuals. Meals are delivered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The cost is based on a sliding scale from $5 - $7/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 or email us.
Trained volunteers are available once a month to assist in answering your questions about Medicare. To schedule an appointment, please call (970) 668-2940 or email us.
Nutrition ServicesWe offer in house lunches on Tuesday/Thursday and Monday Night Dinner. 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. There is a suggested donation for lunches and is based on a sliding scale from $5 - $7.
- For menu information on any of our nutrition programs or to sign up, contact our front desk at (970) 668-2940 or email us.