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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 or email: lakecountyseniorcenter@gmail.com.  
 
Senior Center services currently being provided include: 
 
                                                                                    
  • Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meals on Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays at noon (suggested donation of $3 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 medical appointments.  Monday - Friday (by appointment only).  Call Judy for availability at 719-486-1774.  We transport anywhere in Lake, Chaffee, Eagle & Summit Counties.  At least a 24 hour notice is required for Lake County appointments and 48 hours for appointments in Chaffee, Eagle & Summit Counties.  Not all appointments can be accomodated due to driver unavailability or scheduling conflicts.  
  • The Senior Center Food Bank is available to all ages of the community and is open on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:00-11:00.  
  • Food commodities are available to qualifying seniors in Lake County.  Please call the Senior Center for more information and to sign up.
 

Activities and amenities currently provided by the Senior Center include:

  • Lunch & Learn Series:  Thursday, February 13,  2020 at Noon.  Janice Fox will present:  Leadville's Jewish History.  Lunch will be provided at the Senior Center and a free tour of the Temple Israel Museum & Synagogue will follow.  Transportation will be provided to the Synagogue if needed.  
  • Pool table & puzzles
  • Cable Television 
  • Free Wi-Fi:  bring your own tablet, ipad or computer..  
  • Trips to Blackhawk (monthy)  Next Trip:  February 17, 2020.  Bus leaves at 7:30 a.mCall Clo for more information and to reserve your seat:  719-486-1170.  $5 Excursion Fee.
  • Safeway Shopping & errands in Lake County every Wednesday at 1:00;  Call 486-1774 to be picked up.
  • Walmart & lunch in SalidaThursday, February 27, 2020.  Van leaves the Senior Center at 9:00.  Call for a ride and to sign-up.
Upcoming Events or Excursions:
 
Silverthorne Shopping (Target, City Market, & Lunch):  Thursday, March 5, 2020.  Leaving at 9:00.   Bring lunch money.  No excursion fee.  
 
‚ÄčNext Brunch:  Thursday, February 20, 2020.  10:30.  $2 recommended donation.  Please RSVP.  
 
Next Coffee Cafe:  Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00 (immediately following Brunch).  The Coffee Cafe is a chance to socialize with others, have coffee and cake, create a craft, or use our free Wi-Fi.  
 
 
 
The Senior Advisory Council meets quarterly and all are welcome!  We meet the 4th Thursday of each quarter.
Next meeting:Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 9:00.

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 or through email at lakecountyseniorcenter@gmail.com.  Get the information that you need!
 
Activities provided by the Recreation Department can be found by clicking HERE.
 
 
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.
 
 
If you are not on the newsletter mailing list, give us a call!  719-486-1774.
 
Click HERE for the February 2020 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the January 2020 Senior Newsletter.
 
Senior Advisory Council meeting Minutes:
 
Click HERE for June 2018 minutes 
Click HERE for July 2018 minutes 
Click HERE for August 2018 minutes 
Click HERE for September 2018 minutes 
Click HERE for November 2018 minutes 
Click HERE for February 2019 minutes 
Click HERE for May 2019 minutes 
Click HERE for August 2019 minutes 
Click HERE for November 2019 minutes
Click HERE for January 2020 minutes
 
  • The Lake County Senior Center operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and/or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the Lake County Senior Center by contacting the Aging Well Coordinator (Judy Mayne) at 714-427-7417 or through email at lakecountyseniorcenter@gmail.com.  
  • For more information on the Lake County Senior Center civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact Lorry Parker, Lake County Government Human Resources Director, at 719-486-7491 or email l.parker@co.lake.co.us.
  • Information in non-English alternative formats may be obtained through the person listed above.
  • Informacion en otros idiomas esta a su disposicion, comuníquese con la persona indicada en el parrafo anterior. To file a complaint online, please email; l.parker@co.lake.co.us.
  • A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590
  • Users who need accessibility assistance can also contact us by phone through the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/Voice communication.
 
 

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