Old Age Pension (OAP)

State program provides financial assistance and medical benefits to low income older adults who are residents of Colorado.


Non-profit organization offers information and support services to eligible older adults and their family caregivers. Services include:
- Information and referral
- Counseling on elder care, Medicare, Medicaid, and prescription drug programs
- In-home care
- Money management
- Respite
- Financial assistance for heating bills
- Employment for older adults

Home and Community Based Waiver-Elderly, Blind and Disabled Persons

Government program assists low-income adults who require nursing level of care remain in the community by helping to pay for home and community based services including:
- Adult day care
- Personal emergency response system
- Home modifications
- In-home support services (IHSS)
- Non-medical transportation
- Personal care
- Respite
Also, assists residents of nursing homes return to the community, if they are able to do so safely, by managing the transition and providing the appropriate community based services.

Home and Community Based Waiver-Brain Injury

Government program assists low-income individuals with brain injury who require nursing level of care remain in the community by helping to pay for home and community based services including:
- Adult day care
- Specialized medical equipment and supplies
- Counseling
- Home modifications
- Transportation
- In-home care
- Respite
- Personalized emergency response system


Government program assists individuals determine their eligibility and apply for Medicaid health plans.

Colorado State Independent living Council

The Colorado State Independent Living Council partners with a network of non-profit, non-residential, community-based centers, run and controlled by persons with disabilities that offer:
- Information and Referral
- Peer counseling
- Care Management
- Independent living skills training
- Individual and systems change advocacy
- Benefits counseling
- Employment readiness training
- Housing referrals
- Assistive technology services
- Legal aid

Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Provides Colorado's aged or disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential and medical care and services. Also helps veterans and their families to present claims for veterans' benefits to the federal government.

Assistive Technology Partners

Statewide program assists people with disabilities obtain assistive devices and remain independent in their community. Services include:
- Information and referral
- Consultation and assessment
- Assistive technology demonstrations
- Assistive technology training
- Assistance locating funds for the purchase of Assistive Technology
- Creating new Assistive technology for individual needs

Adult Resources for Care and Help (ARCH)

Provides information and access to long-term care support and services. ARCH is Colorado's Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).


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