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JFS Colorado Senior Connections

JFS Colorado Senior Connections is an innovative program that enriches the physical and emotional well-being of older adults by providing wellness, recreational, social, physical, and mental health services, as well as access to outside community resources and agencies. The concept is based on “Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities” or NORCs, where community-based social services can be provided to help older adults age in place. Seniors continue to grow and learn, maintain their independence, and enhance their quality of life by making new friends, and actively participating in their community.

Colorado Senior Connections is the first program of its kind in Colorado and is currently offered in Edgewater and Wheat Ridge. A full-time onsite program manager creates and manages programs and services based on the needs of seniors in the community.
  • Information and referrals
  • Recreational and educational activities
  • Social activities
  • Wellness clinic
  • Support groups
  • Health education and exercise classes
  • Volunteer opportunities
Check out this overview of the program in Wheat Ridge on "Wheat Ridge Top of the Hour":

JFS Colorado Senior Connections in Edgewater is offered in partnership with Jewish Family Service of Colorado, City of Edgewater Parks and Recreation, St. Anthony Hospitals Health Passport, and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. Colorado Senior Connections in Wheat Ridge is offered in partnership with Jewish Family Service of Colorado, Seniors Resource Center, HealthSET, and Jefferson Center for Mental Health.

Visit the JFS Colorado Senior Connections website.

Contact Alison Joucovsky, 303.597.5000, ajoucovsky@jewishfamilyservice.org

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