Senior Services Home Page

The Lake County Senior Center offers a variety of senior services, programming and volunteer opportunities as well as rental space for meetings and special events.
 
Services currently provided by the Senior Center include: 
 
                                                                                    
  • Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meals on Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays at noon (suggested donation of $2 for ages 60+ OR $11.00 meal for all guests under the age of 60). Reservations should be made by 9:00am by calling Loretta at 719-486-1774. 
  • Breakfast served at the Senior Center:  3rd Thursday of the month from 8-9:00 a.m.   Next Breakfast:  November 15, 2018.  $2
  • Transportation to and from doctor's appointments.  Monday - Fridays (by appointment only).  Call Judy for availability 719-486-1774.
  • A food bank that is available to all senior members of the community
  • Food commodities are available to qualifying seniors in Lake County
Area Agency On Aging 
Janice Brunner the Senior Services Coordinator from the Area Agency on Aging (located in Salida) will now be visiting Leadville on the third Tuesday of every month to answer questions about AAA programs and services and to assist in filling out forms to get folks registered. Click HERE for a list of programs.  Questions, contact Janice at 719-539-3341. Next Visit: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:00-1:30 at the Senior Center.

Activities and amenities currently provided by the Senior Center include:

  • Lunch & Learn SeriesNext TopicThursday, November 8, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.  at the St. Vincent Hospital (front lobby).  If clement weather, lunch will be served at the Senior Center.  Tours of the hospital will start after lunch.  Come see the ER, ambulance, inpatient unit and hear about the Swing Bed and Respite Care Program.
  • Pool table & jigsaw puzzles
  • Television with cable, internet 
  • Trips to Blackhawk (monthy)  Next Trip:  Monday, November 12, 2018.  Bus leaves at 7:30 a.m.  Call Clo for more information and to reserve your seat:  719-486-1170.
  • The Senior Center will be closed for the Congregate Meal on November 27, 28 and 30, 2018.
Upcoming Events
 
Activities provided by the Recreation Department can be found by clicking HERE.
 
 
The Senior Advisory Council meets the second Monday of every month at 10:00 am and all are welcome!
Next meeting: November 5, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

Current Senior Advisory Council members include:

  • Shirley Hoffacker, Chair
  • Robert Vigil, Vice Chair
  • Rev. Jeffery Williams, Secretary
  • Ruth Purkat, Area Agency on Aging Representative  
Interested in getting involved?
 
Volunteers Needed: Consider using your time and talents to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families here in Lake County.  Opportunities include; Meals on Wheels delliveries,  becoming a Friendly Visitor, or volunteering for one of our numerous Senior Center activities.  As a volunteer, you can partner with us to provide a vital network of caring friendship and support to Senior Citizens living independently right here in your community. Contact us today to start making a difference 719-486-1774.
 
Senior Center staff members are: 
Judy Mayne, Aging Well Coordinator
Loretta Barela,  Head Cook and Nutrition Coordinator 
Bob Vigil, driver
They can be contacted at 719-486-1774.  
 
If you are not on the newsletter mailing list, give us a call!  719-486-1774.
 
 
Click  HERE for the November 2018 Senior Newsletter. 
 
 
 
 

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