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Lifelong Colorado Initiative launches

On Sept. 18 Colorado became the third state in the nation to be designated as age-friendly, joining AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. The recognition comes as part of the state’s introduction of Lifelong Colorado, an initiative that addresses the challenges of a growing population of older Coloradans. It aims to significantly increase the number of age-friendly cities and counties in Colorado.

Accountable Health Communities advisory board seeks new member

The DRCOG Accountable Health Communities (AHC) program is looking for a person with Medicaid to serve as a member of our advisory board. Becoming a member of our advisory board gives you the opportunity to share your insight and experience receiving services from health care providers and other organizations that you use to support your well-being. We need your unique perspective involving healthcare and community-based services.

Proposals sought for senior services funds

The DRCOG Area Agency on Aging (AAA) receives federal Older Americans Act Title III funds and State Funding for Senior Services funds to support community-based service programs that benefit adults age 60 and older within DRCOG’s eight-county AAA service area. The state allocated additional funding for senior services to the AAA for the current fiscal year. As such, the AAA is currently accepting grant proposals for senior services for the six-month period from Jan. 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019, outside its typical two-year grant cycle.

Mobility Choice Blueprint

Mobility Choice Blueprint has launched a new website! The Mobility Choice Blueprint is a collaborative strategy to help the metro Denver region identify how to best prepare for and invest in the rapidly changing technology that is revolutionizing transportation mobility. A unique planning and funding partnership of  DRCOG, CDOT, RTD, and the Denver Metro Chamber is creating the Blueprint – a coordinated strategic direction for the evolving mobility of the region related to walking, bicycling, driving, and transit.