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.  
 
Senior Center services currently being provided 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 medical 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.
 

Activities and amenities currently provided by the Senior Center include:

  • Lunch & Learn Series:  Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Noon.  Medicare Open Enrollment 101:  what you  can and cannot do.  Fried chicken and the fixins and a root beer float for desert!  $2 recommended donation.  Please RSVP.
  • Pool table & puzzles
  • Cable Television 
  • Trips to Blackhawk (monthy)  Next Trip:  Monday, October 21, 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, October 3, 2019 at noon at the Senior Center.
  • Safeway Shopping & errands in Lake County every Wednesday at 1:00;  Call 486-1774 to be picked up.
  • Walmart & lunch in SalidaThursday, October 24, 2019.  Van leaves the Senior Center at 9:00.  Call for a ride.
Upcoming Events
 
 
‚ÄčNext Brunch:  Thursday, October 17, 2019.  10:30.  $2 recommended donation.  Please RSVP.  
 
 
The Senior Advisory Council meets quarterly and all are welcome!
Next meeting: Monday, November 18, 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 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 October 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the September 2019 Senior Newsletter.
Click HERE for the August 2019 Senior Newsletter.
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.
Click HERE for August 2019 minutes of the Senior Advisory Council meeting.
 
 
  • 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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