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Senior Services

Senior Services

The mission of Boulder Senior Services, part of the Department of Human Services, is to foster the engagement and well being of older adults and promote a positive image of aging through community collaboration and excellent services.

News Updates

The East and West Senior Centers will be closed on THANKSGIVING DAY, Nov. 26, 2015.

Meals on Wheels located in the West Senior Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. No lunch or delivery service on either day.

Volunteers needed for Senior Community Advisory Committee

The City of Boulder is seeking community volunteers to serve on the Senior Community Advisory Committee (SCAC).

The SCAC is a seven-member committee which advises city staff on long-term planning issues and trends with regard to the senior population, advises on program development for the senior population, promotes and publicizes senior programs, advocates to the community on behalf of seniors, and provides consultation to city staff regarding policies and programs to meet the needs of the senior community. Terms are three years.

City of Boulder residency is required for the SCAC. Applications are due by Friday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.

For an application form, please see HS Boards and Committees Application.

Winter Program Registration

Registration for the Winter classes, day trips and special events begins Tuesday, Nov. 10 by fax, online or in person for Encore members. Non-Encore member registration begins Thursday, Nov. 12 by fax, online or in person.

See the 2015 Winter Senior Magazine in lower right column on this page for details about events, classes and on-going activities along with the registration information and link to the online registration.

Fall Program Registration

Registion for the Fall classes, day trips, special events is now open.

See the 2015 Fall Senior Magazine in lower right column on this page for details about events, classes and on-going activities along with the registration information and link to the online registration.

2015 Food Tax Rebate Program Closed

The Food Tax Rebate Program application period is now closed.  The 2016 application period will begin March 1, 2016.  Read program details...

Senior Services Programs

Case management and community service referrals

Senior Services provides bilingual case management and referrals to community services.  Our Resource Specialists offer individualized consultation with a focus on low-income seniors, basic-needs financial applications assistance, caregiver support, respite assistance and education.    Services are available pdf to those age 60 and up and their families.

Health, wellness and lifelong learning opportunities

We offer SilverSneakers® and other fitness programs, preventive health screenings and seminars and classes through a variety of community partnerships. SilverSneakers® is a registered mark of Healthways, Inc.

Ongoing educational classes and seminars in technology, life skills and aging issues, creative pursuits and day trips are available to those age 55 and up.

See our quarterly magazine for current offerings and ongoing activities held at the senior centers and registration information.

Contact Betty Kilsdonk, Senior Services Manager, at or 303-441-4365 with questions or comments about Boulder Senior Services.

Senior Centers

The City of Boulder operates two senior centers within the city limits.

West Senior Center

909 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302


Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Cafe Classico, operated by Meals on Wheels of Boulder, serves lunch weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and dinner on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at the West Senior Center.  Additional information and monthly menus are available on the Cafe Classico web page.

Visitors to the West Senior Center should adhere to the Municipal Campus Rules of Conduct pdf

East Senior Center

5660 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303


Open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Room Rentals

For information about room rentals at the West Senior Center, see West Senior Center Room Rentals or email

For information about room rentals at the East Senior Center, see Room Rentals - East Boulder Community Center or email

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