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LCOA Services

Below are the services provided by the Larimer County Office on Aging (LCOA) and the Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC). For questions or to find out more about these services, please call (970) 498-7750

  • Overview of LCOA Services Fact Sheet – This fact sheet provides a brief summary of the full range services and supports provided by the Larimer County Office on Aging.
  • Information & Assistance – assistance understanding your options and connecting you to programs and resources in the community to meet your needs.
  • Options Counseling – personalized assistance understanding the long term service and support system and connecting to the resources and programs that will help you, or your loved one remain as independent as possible in the community and make informed choices.
  • Application Assistance - for individuals age 60 and over, and individuals 18 and over living with a disability who need help completing and submitting a Long-Term Care Medicaid or Medicare Savings Program application.
  • Chore Voucher Program – assistance with chores and tasks around your home that you are no longer physically able to manage. Consumers must be age 60 or over. Funding is limited and vouchers are awarded on a first-come-first served basis. Priority may be given to those who are low income.
  • In-Home Services Voucher Program - assistance with homemaker and personal care for individuals who need assistance with some of the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and housekeeping. This program is managed by the LCOA and services are provided by home care and home health care agencies under contract with the LCOA. Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria typically receive 2 hours of assistance per week in their home.
  • Transition Services - Options Counseling for individuals with long-term care Medicaid benefits residing in a nursing home who would like to explore their options for transitioning from the nursing home to a home in the community.
  • Family Caregiver Support – Options Counseling/Caregiver Consultations to assist a caregiver in creating a plan that lifts some of the stress of caring for someone else. Assistance connecting the caregiver to programs and services to benefit the caregiver in their role as a caregiver and to provide information on programs and services to meet the needs of the care receiver. Respite vouchers are available for caregivers to provide financial assistance for respite services and support.
  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - advocates for residents of nursing homes, assisted living residences and similar licensed adult long-term care facilities in Larimer County. Ombudsmen work to resolve individual resident issues and to bring about changes at the local, state, and national level to improve long-term care. Ombudsman regularly visit long-term care facilities, monitor conditions and are, and provide a voice for those unable to speak for themselves. Anyone can contact the Ombudsman program for information or for assistance resolving concerns in licensed long-term care facilities.