Answers on Aging 2021-2022

The new Answers on Aging Guide is here! Click here to view the digital version of the guide.


The Office on Aging advocates, plans, coordinates and delivers services for older adults, adults living with disabilities, and caregivers so they may experience their highest quality of life characterized by empowerment, dignity, health and independence.

Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC)

Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC): The ADRC is a trusted source of information on the full range of long-term services and support options. Information and referrals to programs, services, and resources as well as navigating options for older adults and adults living with a disability is available. A comprehensive on-line service directory to help individuals find programs and services in Larimer County to meet their needs is also available. Services are provided at no cost. The ADRC can also provide Application Assistance, click here to view the fact sheet. 

Options Counseling

Options Counseling provides personalized assistance to help you understand the long term service and support system. This helps connect you to resources and programs that will help you or your loved one make informed choices and remain as independent as possible in the community. 

Transition Coordination Services

Transition Coordination Services - Options Counseling provides information on transition options for individuals with Long-Term Care Medicaid benefits currently residing in a nursing home who would like to explore their options of returning to a home in the community. 

Other Services

The Larimer County Office of Aging is proud to support the following services for seniors in our community. For more information on providers in these service areas, please visit our Network of Care resource website. 

  • Nutrition Services: includes congregate and home delivered meals, as well as nutrition counseling and education
  • Home & Community-Based Long Term Services & Support: includes adult day programs and home modifications
  • Family Caregiver Support: includes counseling, information and assistance, training, respite and support groups. 
  • Legal Assistance
  • Dental & Vision Services
  • Transportation

The Office on Aging Advisory Council advises the Board of County Commissioners and the Office on Aging on all matters of planning for older adults. The primary purpose of the Council is to carry out the objectives and intent of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended.

To learn more about the Advisory Council and their work, click here to visit their webpage. 

Four-Year Plan

Every four years, every Area Agency on Aging (AAA) in Colorado is required to develop and submit a plan to the State Unit on Aging.  This plan is based on the needs of people 60 and over in their communities.  See the Larimer County Office on Aging Four Year Plan 2020-2023

Larimer County CASOA Final Report - 2018

The Larimer County Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults for 2018 is now available.  Click on the links below to view the reports.

Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services receives reports of mistreatment or neglect of at-risk adults who, due to age or disability, unable to advocate for themselves.  Following an assessment, Adult Protective Services will make referrals to implement services to reduce risk and prevent further mistreatment. To learn more, visit their webpage by clicking here.

Long Term Care Ombudsmen

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program works to protect the rights of residents of assisted living residences and nursing facilities. Any concerned party can contact the ombudsmen with concerns. To learn more, visit their webpage by clicking here. 

Options for Long Term Care (OLTC)

Options for Long Term Care (OLTC) provides access to publicly funded programs, providing support to people with disabling functional conditions and limited finances. These programs are designed to help people continue to live in their own homes or in other community settings, as alternatives to nursing home care. To learn more, visit their webpage by clicking here.

Contact Us

For more information:

  • 970-498-7750
  • 1501 Blue Spruce, Fort Collins, CO  80524
  • Hours:  Monday through Friday from 9am to 4:30pm
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