Care for the Caregiver

Are you caring for an aging loved one? You’re not alone. Larimer County has a variety of supportive services, guides, and information to assist you along the way.

Resource Guides

View the Answers on Aging Resource Guide an online-viewable PDF booklet with a list of aging-related resources in Larimer County. Use the Tips for Navigating the Answers on Aging Guide for helpful suggestions for navigating this database..

  • Information on caregiver services can be found on the following pages:
    • Caregiver Support, pp. 11-12

The Elder Care Network Member Service Directory can help you find local services. The network consists of 60 member organizations, providing a wide range of services and individual volunteers. Use the Tips for Navigating the Eldercare Network directory for helpful suggestions on navigating this database.

The Network of Care Service Directory is an online database that can help you find specific resources close to your home. Use the Tips for Navigating the Network of Care Service Directory for helpful suggestions on navigating this database.

  • Information on caregiver services can be found at the following link:

The Seniors Blue Book of Northern Colorado offers a comprehensive guide to aging-related resources, services, and activities in Northern Colorado. You can browse service lists here. Click Tips for Navigating the Seniors Blue Book Resource Guide for helpful suggestions on navigating this database.

  • Information on caregiver services can be found on the following pages:
    • Care management, pp. 13-15
    • Respite Care, p. 45
    • Support Groups, pp. 51-53

Agencies and Programs

Caregiving Programs at UC Health Aspen Club – Powerful Tools for Caregivers and Stressbusters
(970) 495-8560

  • Jill Taylor, Senior Services Supervisor for the Aspen Club/UC Health discusses two important programs for caregivers offered throughout Larimer County
  • For more information, contact Jill Taylor at (970) 495-8560

Larimer County Office on Aging Family Caregiver Program
(970) 498-7758

  • The LCOA Caregiver Support Program offers a variety of services to those who are caring for an older adult including:
    • Consultations
    • Respite assistance
    • Support groups
    • Classes and counseling

Lutheran Family Services
(970) 266-1788

  • Lutheran Family Services is a non-profit human services agency with a variety of services for children, families, and older adults including counseling, African American Caregiver Support Program, and care management.

Volunteers of America Caring Companions Program
(970) 472-9630

  • The Caring Companions Program provides a great opportunity for care recipients to find companionship with a new friend; while caregivers experience relief from the daily responsibilities of caregiving.
  • Volunteers visit with the care recipient in the care recipient’s home on a schedule that is agreeable to the volunteer and the caregiver and care recipient. Generally, volunteers visit weekly for approximately two hours. All volunteers are screened and trained by completing an interview, a background check, and an orientation
  • This is a free program, but donations are accepted. Care recipients must be age 60 or older, able to be without medical care and restroom assistance for the duration of the volunteer’s visit, be non-violent, and live in Larimer County. Call the number above for more information.

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