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Meals on Wheels for Fort Collins is happy to provide information on additional community resources that may benefit homebound individuals. Click the button below to download our most recent and updated resource guide.
Call the statewide Hunger Free Hotline toll-free at (855) 855-4626, Monday through Friday, to get connected to food resources via phone or an in-home visit. All calls are kept confidential, and messages left after-hours will be returned the next business day.
For those with hearing loss, call Relay Colorado toll-free at 7-1-1 or (800) 659-2656.
Learn more at www.hungerfreecolorado.org
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Elder Abuse and Protection
Adult Protective Services: Adult Protective Services responds to reports of the mistreatment or neglect of at-risk adults who are, due to age or disability, unable to advocate for themselves. Services include risk assessment, crisis resolution, individual and family counseling around protective issues, referral to and coordination with service providers, financial management, guardianships and conservatorships, placement, and care coordination.
Reports may be made to Adult Protective Services Intake at 970-498-7770 during both regular business hours and after hours. Reports may be faxed at any time to 970-498-6995. For after hours emergency, call local law enforcement or 911.
AARP ElderWatch (elder fraud assistance): AARP ElderWatch Colorado is a program with the Colorado Attorney General and the AARP Foundation. The program fights the financial exploitation of older Coloradans through education and outreach, data collection and the provision of assistance. Contact ElderWatch at 1-800-222-4444, option 2.
Senior living options
Common Assisted Living Services
- Personal care assistance and assistance with activities of daily living
- Individualized care planning
- Planned social activities and events
- Transportation services
- Prepared meals and dining services
- Laundry and housekeeping
- Interior and exterior maintenance
- Basic first-aid and medication management assistance
- Emergency monitoring
Common Assisted Living Amenities
- Gyms and fitness centers
- Lounge areas or an atrium for residents to congregate
- Dining rooms, cafes, restaurants, and bistros
- Indoor or outdoor pools and/or hot tubs
- Indoor or outdoor courtyards
- Walking paths on-site or around the property
- Covered resident parking
- On-site beauty parlor or barbershop
- On-site religious worship space