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.  Please contact the Aging Well Coordinator for more information at 719-427-7417.  
 
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. 
  • Transportation to and from doctor's appointments.  Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (by appointment only).  Call Judy for availability 719-486-1774.  We transport anywhere in Lake, Chaffee, Eagle & Summit Counties.
  • A food bank is available to all senior members of the community.  Open on Tuesday, Wednesday & Fridays from 9-11:30 A.M. 
  • 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 an as needed basis to answer questions about AAA programs and services, and to assist in applying for & qualifying for services.  Click HERE for a list of programs.  Questions, contact Janice at 719-539-3341.

Activities and amenities currently provided by the Senior Center include:

  • Lunch & Learn Series is on vacation for the summer.
  • Pool table & puzzles
  • Cable Television 
  • Trips to Blackhawk (monthy)  Next Trip:  Monday, July 15, 2019 Bus leaves at 7:30 a.mCall Clo for more information and to reserve your seat:  719-486-1170.  $5 Excursion Fee.
  • Monthly Potluck:  the Senior Center provides the main dish.  Bring a little something or suggested $2 donation.  Next Potluck:  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11:00 at Huck Finn Park (next to Senior Center Parking Lot).
  • Safeway Shopping & errands in Lake County every Wednesday at 1:00;  Call 486-1774 to be picked up.
  • Walmart & lunch in SalidaMonday, July 29, 2019.  Van leaves the Senior Center at 9:00.  Call for a ride.
Upcoming Events
 
Fishing/Walking at Hayden Meadows:  Monday, July 8, 2019  11:00.  Free.  Call for a ride.
 
‚ÄčNext Brunch:  Thursday, July 18, 2019.  10:30-11:30.  $2  Please RSVP.
 
St. Elmo Ghost Town Tour and scenic drive.  Monday, July 22, 2019.  $3 Excursion Fee. Call to sign-up.
 
Senior Picnic: at Kendrick Park Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.  Please RSVP.
 
 
 
 
Activities provided by the Recreation Department can be found by clicking HERE.
 
 
The Senior Advisory Council meets quarterly and all are welcome!
Next meeting: Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M.

Current Senior Advisory Council members include:

  • Shirley Hoffacker, Chair
  • Ruth Purkat, Vice Chair & Area Agency on Aging Representative
  • Agnes Fabian
  • Christine Londos
  • Janet Petty
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 July 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the June 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the May 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the April 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the March 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the February 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the January 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click  HERE for the December 2018 Senior Newsletter. 
Click  HERE for the November 2018 Senior Newsletter.
 
Click HERE for June 2018 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
Click HERE for July 2018 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
Click HERE for August 2018 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
Click HERE for September 2018 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
Click HERE for November 2018 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
Click HERE for February 2019 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
Click HERE for May 2019 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
 
 

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