Local Dementia Resources
Alzheimer's Association--In Northern Colorado: 970-472-9798 415 Peterson Street; Fort Collins, CO. 80524. In North Eastern CO: 970-392-9202. 918 13th St. #1, Greeley, CO 80631
Larimer County Office on Aging--970-498-7750
Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Click here to go to the Area Office on Aging website to see all the offerings. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend.
Stress Busting Program for Family Care-givers. Click here to go to see the flyer. "Stress Busting for family care givers" is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend.
Answers on Aging Resource Guide: Larimer County Office on Aging annual resource guide.
Network of Care A comprehensive website to help locate services and programs for older and disabled adults in Larimer County.
Eldercare Network--Eldercare Resource Day, April 1, 2017 at the Fort Collins Senior Center and and the next Eldercare Senior Law Day, August, 2017. Date TBA. Call 970-495-3442 with questions.
Sharing the Care projects--The Conversation Project, Patient Passport.
Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities/Foundation on Aging for Larimer County
The Conversation Project:
Larimer County Advance Care planning — get free coaching and documents to complete end-of-life decisions, such as Medical Durable Power of Attorney.
Lutheran Family Services — advance care planning
Advance Care Planning PROGRAM REFERRAL LINE: A trained coach with expertise in Advance Care Planning will call the patient to arrange the first visit with the patient. (970) 449-6840
PACE Program: InnovAge empowers seniors and caregivers by creating a personalized roadmap for aging based on an individual's unique and evolving needs. As a leader in senior care, InnovAge guides and offers tailored solutions for aging adults and their families, with the goal of keeping loved ones independent for as long as possible in their own homes.
Aspen Club for Seniors UCHealth--Health education, screenings, and social opportunities for adults over 50 in Northern Colorado
The Seasons Club Banner Health--Health promotion, education, and recreation for adults over 50 in Northern Colorado
The Okay Chorale is a choir that meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 3 pm - 4 pm at the First United Methodist Church at 1005 Stover St., Fort Collins, CO 80524.
Support groups: Lewy Body Dementia Support group (970) 219-0898; Frontal-temporal Dementia Peer Support Group (Elderhaus 970-221-0406), Alzheimer's Support Groups (Alzheimer's Association 970-472-9798), Parkinson's Support Group (Senior Center in Fort Collins.)
Virtual Dementia Tours: Call Lisa Loehr (Home Instead) 970-494-0289 or Lorri Flint (Synergy Home Care) 970-889-3394 or Patti Walter (Right At Home) (970) 494-1111
Journey to X by Steve Long--collection of poems written to inspire the hearts of adult children caring for their parents, and written in a way that touches the hearts of us all. Steve lives in Northern Colorado and serves as professional care provider now. 816-520-3711.
National and International Dementia Resources
If you joined us for the first ever dementia-friendly CRUISE in November, 2017, THANK YOU! https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com
We are currently considering further events with a similar feel and focus to our cruise--joy, hope, and friendship.
Frontal Temporal Dementia Website (Frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal lobar degeneration)
Here's a website where you can purchase activities and games that support cognitive development designed for folks with Alzheimer's Click here to take you to that website