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Nutrition services are a vital component to helping Colorado seniors stay independent and healthy. Good nutrition can support active aging, and poor nutrition can impair quality of life. The Older Americans Act and Older Coloradans Act provide funding for nutritious meals, nutrition screening, nutrition education and counseling, health promotion and disease prevention, and physical activities. Colorado nutrition services for older adults include:
Contact your local Area Agency on Aging to take advantage of nutrition services in Colorado.
Apply for a variety of cash and food assistance benefits through the Colorado Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK) website. Click to learn about the PEAK benefits and to apply.
Hunger Free Colorado leads efforts to connect families and individuals to food resources and fuel change in systems, policies and social views, so no Coloradan goes hungry.
Go to HungerFreeColorado.org to learn more about available programs and resources for individuals, families, children and seniors, or call the bilingual, statewide Hunger Free Hotline toll-free at 855.855.4626 or in the Denver Metro area .720.382.2920 to get connected to food resources by phone.