Public meeting for senior services & programs Jan. 11

The Durango-La Plata County Senior Center will host a public meeting on the Older Americans Act programs and services from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Senior Center, 2424 Main Avenue.

San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging in collaboration with Senior Center Director Vicki Maestas will address many planning and programming issues for the next four state fiscal years (through summer 2027). All are invited to attend, especially those age 60 and over as well as family and caregivers (age 18 and older, please).

Issues on the agenda include:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Meal sites
  • Transportation
  • Snow shoveling/removal
  • Home repair
  • Legal assistance
  • Ombudsman
  • Low vision
  • Tech classes
  • Dental services
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Options Counseling
  • Information, referrals and assistance
  • Fall prevention
  • Support groups
  • Caregiver services

For more information, contact Public & Governmental Affairs Manager Ted Holteen at (970) 382-6265 or email ted.holteen@co.laplata.co.us.