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Garfield County Senior Programs

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Connection newsletter is a monthly newsletter for seniors and their families.

March 2017 Connection

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2017 Senior awards nomination forms
Senior awards nomination forms from the Garfield County Council on Aging are available for 2017. A Senior Programs volunteer banquet takes place at the Rifle Senior Center, 50 Ute Ave., on April 22 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, while the Senior Citizen of the Year award presentation is May 3 at the Summit Senior Center, 83 Nancy's Place, Frisco. Forms (hyperlink) are due March, 5, 2017. Two people, such as couples/partners can be nominated.

• Senior Citizen of the Year must be age 60 or older, and someone who has who has dedicated him or herself to helping other older adults. The nominee(s) should have displayed exemplary service in making a difference in the community.

• Friend of the Seniors should be an individual, business, agency, or organization whose relationship and contributions or service has positively impacted the older adult community.

Forms must be returned to Judy Martin, Senior Programs manager, Garfield County Department of Human Services, 195 West 14th Street, Rifle, CO 81650; emailed to; or faxed to (970) 928-0465.

2017 Senior awards-|     nomination form-|

Debra Newland Socorro Flores
2016 Senior awards
Socorro Flores received the Friend of the Seniors award, and Debra Newland was chosen as Senior of the Year at the Volunteer Appreciation Banquet held by the Garfield County Council on Aging April 30.
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The mission of Senior Programs is to enable independence, dignity, health and nutritional well-being of seniors and people with disabilities living in Garfield County.

Senior programs
The Garfield County Senior Programs consist of a nutrition program, a transportation program through Roaring Fork Transit Agency, and education and exercise classes through Well & Wise.

These programs are available through cooperative and financial efforts of: Garfield County Department of Human Services, the City of Rifle, Valley View Hospital, the NW Colorado Area Agency on Aging, Town of New Castle, Town of Parachute, Town of Silt, City of Glenwood Springs, Colorado Mountain College, Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, grants and client contributions.

Judy Martin, Manager
970-945-9191, ext. 3061

Debby Sutherland, Program Coordinator
970-945-9191, ext. 3084

Barbara Peterson, Senior Services Aide
970-945-9191, ext. 3005

Drew Schelling RD, Public Health Nutritionist
970-945-9191 ext. 2036

Veterans services
Please call Veterans Services at 970-989-0084.
Human Services - Rifle
195 West 14th Street Building A
195 West 14th Street, Building D
Rifle, CO  81650
Email Human Services

970-625-5282 | phone
970-625-0927 | fax

  Human Services - Glenwood Springs
108 8th Street, Suite 300
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Email Human Services

970-945-9191 | phone
970-928-0465 | fax

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