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: 
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  • Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meals on Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays at noon (suggested donation of $2 for ages 60+ OR $6 meal for all guests under the age of 60). Reservations should be made by 9:00am by calling Loretta at 719-486-1774. Click HERE for the November meal calendar!
  • Potluck, with a main dish provided by the Senior Center on the first and second Thursday of the month at noon. Please bring a dish to share!
  • Transportation to and from doctor's appointments as well as to run errands Monday - Thursdays (by appointment only)
  • A food bank that is available to all senior members of the community
  • Food commodities that 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 assist in filling out forms to get folks registered. Click HERE for a list of programs. Janice will be at the Huck Finn Ice Rink Building from 9:15 - 11:30am and the Senior Center from 12-1:30pm. Questions, contact Janice at 719-539-3341. Next Visit: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Activities and amenities currently provided by the Senior Center include:

  • Pool table & jigsaw puzzles
  • Bingo
  • Television with cable, internet and a Wii 
  • Trips to Blackhawk 
Upcoming Events
November 20 - Trip to Blackhawk
December 18 - Christmas Party, 4:30pm at the Elks Lodge - please call Loretta for reservations by December 11th. 
 
Activities provided by the Recreation Department can be found by clicking HERE.
 
Interested in getting involved? 

The Senior Board meets the second Monday of every month at 10:00 am and all are welcome!
Next meeting: December 11 @ 10:00am

Current Senior Board members include:

  • Shirley Hoffacker, Chair
  • Robert Vigil, Vice Chair
  • Robert Calder, Treasurer
  • Rev. Jeffery Williams, Secretary
  • Charlotte Tuxhorn, Member at Large
  • Ruth Purkat, Area Agency on Aging Representative  
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, our Senior Lunch Program, 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: wsmith@co.lake.co.us or 719-486-1774.
 
Senior Center staff members are: 
Loretta Barela &
Dan Mooney
They can be contacted at 719-486-1774.  
 
Click HERE for the May Senior Newsletter.
 
Click HERE for the June Senior Newsletter. 

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