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Community Living Advisory Group

The Office of Community Living was created by Governor Hickenlooper through an Executive Order in July 2012.  The Office will help meet the growing need for long-term services and supports by people with disabilities and aging adults and will be housed in the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department).


Executive Order


Governor's Press Release


Fact Sheet 



Community Living Advisory Group Information 


The Community Living Advisory Group will consider and recommend changes to the Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) delivery system.  The Advisory Group is working closely with the Colorado Commission on Aging and other planning groups to carry out this work and build on previous discussions and recommendations.


The Advisory Group held its introductory meeting on August 28, 2012.  The Advisory Group will continue its work through September 2014 (see Governor's Executive Order above).




Community Living Advisory Group Subcommittees


For information about the Advisory Group's subcommittees, please go to these web pages:


Care Coordination Subcommittee


Consumer Direction Subcommittee (no longer meeting)


Entry Point / Eligibility Subcommittee


Regulatory Subcommittee


Waiver Simplification Subcommittee


Workforce Subcommittee 



For more information about the Advisory Group, please contact John Barry at 303-866-3173.



Advisory Group members


Senator Betty Boyd Senator Irene Aguilar Senator John Kefalas
Representative Cheri Gerou Representative Dave Young Anne K. Meier
Carol Meredith Craig Ammermann David Ervin
Don Rosier Dustin Dodson Gavin Attwood
George Delgrosso Grant Jackson Guy Dutra-Silveira
Ian Engle Jack Hilbert Jayla Sanchez Warren
Jean Hammes Jose Torres Kasey Daniel
Katherine Carol Keith Percy Linda Worrell
Marijo Rymer Mark Emery Melody Wright
Pat Coyle Randy Kuykendall Renee Boyes Walbert
Ruth Long Sam Murillo Suzanne Brennan
Viki Manley    



Advisory Group Member Contact Information as of April 2014




Next Advisory Group Meeting:  Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, at KRMA-TV, 1089 Bannock Street in Denver.



The Advisory Group meets on the 4th Monday of each month, unless rescheduled due to holidays.  Please note that the May 2014 meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 20).



If you would like to receive information from the Department about the Advisory Group and are not already on our LTSS stakeholder list, please contact John Barry at 303-866-3173.


Teleconference and webinar registration or email comment information will be included in the meeting agendas and will be emailed to members and LTSS stakeholders in advance of meetings.


Meeting Date


 Handouts/Other Documents
July 17-18, 2014 Agenda

Draft Aging (non-Medicaid) Recommendations


CLAG Draft Report 


Housing Recommendations 


Recommendation 4 A & B Presentation


Recommendation 4 A & B Presentation Narrative


Work Force Subcommittee Recommendations


June 23, 2014

May 20, 2014
April 28, 2014
March 24, 2014 Agenda / Notes 
February 24, 2014 Agenda / Notes
January 27, 2014
December 16, 2013 Agenda / Notes
November 25, 2013 Agenda / Notes
October 28, 2013 Agenda / Notes
September 23, 2013 Agenda / Notes
August 26, 2013 Agenda / Notes
July 22, 2013 Agenda / Notes
June 24, 2013 Agenda / Notes
May 30, 2013 Agenda / Notes

April Draft Meeting Notes

Mirasol Greenhouse Update - May 2013

Care Coordination Subcommittee Definitions and Practice Recommendations - May 2013

CDASS IHSS Presentation

Growth and Prevalence of Participant Direction - National Survey

Care Coordination: Three Recommendations for Consideration by the Community Living Advisory Group - May 2013

Community Living Future Meeting Topics

Care Coordination Recommendations - Slides


April 22, 2013 Agenda / Notes

March Draft Meeting Notes

February Draft Meeting Notes

Colorado Health Foundation LTSS Grant Opportunity Presentation

Care Coordination Subcommittee Charter

Care Coordination Work Pland / Road Map

LTSS Subcommittee April Updates

Community Living Future Meeting Topics

Non-Medical Services and Supports Presentation


March 25, 2013 Agenda / Notes

February Draft Meeting Notes


February 25, 2013 Agenda / Notes

January Draft Meeting Notes

Community Living Future Regulation - PowerPoint

Self-Directed Services


Meeting Reference Documents:

New Mexico Links for "Future Regulation" Discussion

Oklahoma Self-Directed Services Regulations


January 28, 2013

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Agenda / Notes

December Draft Meeting Notes

Waiver Simplification Subcommittee Work Plan - Jan 2013

Moseley Self-Determination Article

Moseley Self-Direction vs Safety Article

REFERENCE: Colorado Self-Determination Recommendations 2003

LTCAC Waiver Simplification Subcommittee Request for Enabling / Aspirational Legislation


December 17, 2012

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


 Agenda / Notes

October Draft Meeting Notes

November Draft Meeting Notes

Executive Order

LTSS Recomendation Matrix


November 26, 2012

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Agenda / Notes

Fast-Paced Planning

Colorado Commission on Aging Description

Colorado Commission on Aging Draft Planning Document

Crosswalk of LTSS Recommendations - March 2012

LTSS Recommendation Matrix

50a Footnote

Community Living Executive Order


October 22, 2012

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Agenda / Notes

August Draft Notes

LTSS PowerPoint

LTC Data Book 06-12

HCBS Adult Waivers Chart 05-12

HCBS Childrens Waivers Chart 05-12

Community Living Overview


August 28, 2012

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Agenda / Notes

Senate Bill 05-173 Report

House Bill 07-1374 Report

Olmstead 2010 Recommendations

Alliance 2011 Focus on the Future Report

LTSS Recommendations Matrix

LTSS in Colorado Timeline 

2012 Draft LTSS Bill

Community Living Org Chart August 2012

LTSS Strategic Planning Executive Summary August 2012

LTSS Strategic Planning Report August 2012