Colorado Commission on Aging

Colorado has one of the fastest-growing aging populations in the United States.  Currently there are about 650 Coloradans who are 100 years old and older.  In 2021, there will be approximately 1,100 Coloradans 100 years and older.  By the year 2050, the Census Bureau predicts there will be over 850,000 centenarians in the United States. The United Nations predicts that by the year 2050, over 2 million people in the world will be 100 years or older.

The Colorado Commission on Aging's duties include: 

  • Conducting, and encourage others to conduct, studies of problems of the state’s older people
  • Assisting government and private agencies to coordinate their efforts on behalf of the aging and older adults in order that efforts are effective and non-duplicative
  • Promoting and aiding in the establishment of local programs and services for Colorado's aging and older adults
  • Conducting promotional activities and programs for public education on problems of the aging
  • Reviewing existing programs for the aging and making recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly for improvements

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