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.
2016 Summer Senior Services Quarterly Magazine
REGISTRATION for Encore members begins Tuesday, May 10 by fax, online or in person.
Non-Encore member registration begins Thursday, May 12 by fax, online or in person.
Phone-in registration begins Friday, May 13. Note: Early registrations will not be accepted. No mail in registration.
See the 2016 Summer 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.
Food Tax Rebate Program Applications available MARCH 1, 2016
Each year, the City of Boulder provides rebates to help compensate residents with lower incomes for the city sales tax they pay on food. Residents seeking a rebate must fill out an application documenting their eligibility.
Eligibility guidelines and more information can be found here: Food Tax Rebate Program
The application period begins March 1, 2016 and ends June 30, 2016. Applications in English and Spanish can be picked up starting March 1, 2016 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the West Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Avenue or can be downloaded at beginning March 1, 2016. In English Application In Spanish Spanish Application
For more information, please contact Jay Allen, Food Tax Rebate Program Manager at 303-441-1836.
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 to those age 60 and up and their families. If you are looking for local resources for older adults or family caregivers, contact a Resource Specialist by calling 303-441-4388. En Español 303-413-7494.
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 Eden Mayne, Senior Services Manager, at MayneE@bouldercolorado.gov or 303-441-4439 with questions or comments about Boulder Senior Services. If you are looking for local resources for older adults or family caregivers, contact a Resource Specialist by calling 303-441-4388. En Español 303-413-7494.
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
East Senior Center
5660 Sioux Drive
Boulder, CO 80303
Open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
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