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Boulder County CareConnect Fix-It Program

12:29 PM, Feb 5, 2013

The Fix-it Program has been providing free of charge minor home repairs to seniors and adults with disabilities for over 30 years. The Fix-It program's goal is to decrease the risk of falls in and around the home. Our experienced volunteer Fix-It team provides free of charge minor home repairs,grab bar installation, yard maintenance and snow removal.

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Colorado Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

9:36 AM, Mar 4, 2013

The Colorado Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is a non-profit organization representing providers of housing, health care, and community-based service options for Colorado's seniors.

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Colorado Bar Association

9:08 AM, Mar 27, 2013

A Resource for Housing Information.

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Colorado Dept of Public Health & Environment Licensed Nursing Homes & Assisted Living

9:50 AM, Mar 4, 2013

The Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division assures that patients and residents receive quality care from health facilities and programs which are licensed and/or certified and promotes health and safety through on-site inspections and complaint investigations. The division licenses, certifies and inspects the following types of healthcare providers.

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Colorado Housing Counseling Coalition

10:52 AM, Aug 28, 2014

The CHCC is a nonprofit organization. Its website provides information about a variety of housing-related issues including home buyer workshops, mortgage default counseling, reverse equity mortgages, etc...

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Colorado State Veterans Homes

10:02 AM, Mar 4, 2013

The Colorado Department of Human Services operates State Veterans Homes in Aurora, Florence, Monte Vista/Homelake and Rifle. The State Veterans Home in Walsenburg is operated by a local hospital district. Colorado State Veterans Homes provide long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, memory care, short-term stays and hospice/end-of-life services. In addition, assisted living-like cottages are available in Monte Vista/Homelake. Eligible individuals are honorably discharged veterans, veterans' spouses and Gold-Star Parents.

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The Handyman Program

10:04 AM, Mar 4, 2013

This program operates out of Denver and Ft. Collins. This program provides minor home repair and safety services to limited and low-income seniors. Volunteer handymen and women perform simple home repairs and home maintenance jobs such as installing grab bars and handrails to reduce safety hazards and prevent falls and injuries in their homes. The Handyman Program helps Colorado seniors stay safe in their own homes for as long as possible. 

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Home Repair and Rehabilitation Programs

10:06 AM, Mar 4, 2013

Many organizations throughout the state offer low interest loans and/or grants for home rehabilitation, emergency repairs, weatherization, or accessibility modifications. Most programs are area-specific and your home must be located within their parameters to be eligible. The HERO Alliance cannot guarantee eligibility or fund availability. Please contact each organization for more information, eligibility criteria and fund availability.

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HUD info for Senior Citizens

10:06 AM, Mar 4, 2013

Looking for housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative, or friend? Do some research first to determine what kind of assistance or living arrangement you need; what your health insurance might cover; and what you can afford. Then check here for financial assistance resources and guides for making the right choice.

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Nursing Home Compare

10:18 AM, Mar 4, 2013

Visit this website (which is the Medicare site) and assess the performance of the state's 225 nursing homes. People can see quality information such as how many beds are available in the facility, the latest state nursing home inspections results, and how many registered nurses and doctors are on staff. This site is part of the Nursing Home Quality Initiative, an effort of the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Colorado's Quality Improvement Organization for Medicare. This is a campaign to improve the quality of care in nursing homes by publicly reporting quality measures on every Medicare certified nursing home in the state.

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Rebuilding Together

10:19 AM, Mar 4, 2013

Rebuilding Together Metro Denver is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the community to rehabilitate the houses of low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly and disabled, so that they may continue to live in warmth, safety and independence.

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Senior Blue Book

10:20 AM, Mar 4, 2013

Our Seniors Resource Guide website features online directories for each region in the United States where we have Senior Resource Books in print. These Internet directories list over forty topics for Senior Housing, Home Health Care, Health and Professional Services, Care Management, and Community Resources. Visit the following regional directories to find senior services and learn more about that region.

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Single Points of Entry

10:25 AM, Mar 4, 2013

This is the list of the agencies in which a person who maybe eligible for Medicaid long-term care services must go through to be admitted to a nursing facility or to in-home care.

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