Senior Resource & Caregivers Guide

Laplata County Guide for Senior & Caregivers has been developed to help older adults in La Plata County find needed services.  We have tried to include the basic information available as welll as where to call for additional help.  This guide's purpose is to help you start your search.  The listing services in this directory does not constitute an endorsement.  Somme of these services are free, some have suggested donations, and others charge a set fee or sliding scale fee.  If you need information which is not listed due to limmited space, call La Plata County Senior Services at 970-3823-6442 or Pine River Senior Center 970-884-5415.  Please note that changes will occur.

  Home Health Agencies & Personal Care Assistance

Comfort Keepers - 970-515-7055                   Guardian Angels - 970-385-8414               

Life Care - 970-375-1177                              Lifeline (Emergency Monitoring System) - 1-800-842-1393     

Mercy Home Health, Hospice of Mercy & Mercy Palliative Care - 970-382-2000

PASCO /Southwest - 970-247-1211              Quality Home Health Care Services - 970-769-6923          

San Juan Basin Health Dept - 970-247-5702   Shining Star "Caregivers" - 970-946-2932               

Visiting Angels - 970-247-2292                                                   

Transporation

Road Runner Transit - 970-563-4545

Information & Referral

AARP - aarp.org        Alzheimer's Association - www.alz.org - 970-259-0122              

American Cancer Society - 970-247-0278    American Diabetes Association - 1-800-342-2383             

American Heart Association - 1-303-369-5433  American Red Cross - 970-259-5383

Arthritis Foundation Info Line - 1-800-283-7800     Center for Disease Control - www.cdc.gov/aging/ - 1-800-232-4636

Colorado Road Information Hotline - 1-877-315-Road (7689) 

Colorado Legal Services - Volunteer Legal Aid -970-247-0266     Eldercare Locator Nationwide - 1-800-677-1116

La Plata County & City of Durango Info Line - 970-385-4636     Town of Bayfield 884-9544

National Institute on Aging - www.nia.nih.gov     

National Institute of Mental Health Depression & Suicide Facts - www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/elderlydepsuicide.cfm

American Legion Post 28 - 970-247-1590     Community Connections, Inc.  -970-259-2464

Durango- - La Plata Senior Center - 970-382-6445     San Juan Basin Area on Aging - 970-264-0501

Southern Ute Comminity Action Progrfams ( SUCAP) Senior Center - 970-563-4561

Southwest Center for Independence - 970-259-1672 - TDD Telecommunications Device for Deaf - 970-382-6218

Veterans Clinic - 970-247-2214     Veteran Services -970-759-0117

Nursing Homes/ Assisted Living Facilities

 Cottonwood Inn Rehab & Extended Care - 970-828-1414     Evenings Porch Assisted Living - 970-0101

 Four Corners Health Care -970-247-2215     Our Place at Grandview - 970-385-5200

Pine River Manor - 970-884-7773     Sunshine Gardens country Homes -970-259-7999

Self Help & Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous - 970-247-1706     Al-Anon/Alateen - 970-259-2982

Alternative Horizons - Domestic Violence - 970-247-4374

American Heart Association - 1-303-369-5433

Crisis Hotline 24 hr (Axis Health Systems) - -970-247-5245

Family Caregiver Support - 970-382-6442    Southern Ute Victim's Services - 970-563-0245

Crime Prevention, Law Enforcement

Adult Protective Services - -970-382-6150 ex 2    

Bayfield Fire, Police & Medical Emergency 911

Crime Stoppers - Dispatch 970-385-2900 or Office 970-247-1112

Colorado State Patrol 1-970-385-1675 - La Plata County Sheriff's Department 970-375-2342

Ignacio Police Department - 970-563-4206    Bayfield Marshal's Office 970-884-9636

Southern Ute Victim's Services -970-563-0245

Southern Ute Police Dept - 970-563-0246 or Dispatch 24Hr. 970-563-4401

City, County & State Government Services

Bayfield Town Offices

Town Hall & Parks & Recreation 970-884-9544             Motor Vechilce Department 970-884-9382

LaVenia McCoy Library 970-884-2222                         Bayfield Marshal's Office 970-884-9636

Durango City Offices

Durango Animal Control 970-385-2900               City Hall 970-375-5000

Durango Public Library 970-375-3380                Municipal Court 970-375-5020

Town of Ignacio

Town Hall 970-563-9494             Animal Control 970-563-0133

Ignacio Library 970-563-9287    

LaPlata County Airport Admin 970-382-6050       County Assessors Office 970-382-6221

County Clerk & Recorder 970-382-6283                  

La Plata Electric 970-247-5786 

Medicare - 1-800-633-4227 ( 1-800-MEDICARE)

Social Security Office 1-888-496-1650

Post Offices

Durango 970-247-3434            Bayfield 970-884-9618

Ignacio 970-563-4322

Medical Services

Animas Surgical Hospital 970-247-3537

Mercy Family Medicine - 970-764-1790

Mercy Regional Home Health & Hospice 970-382-2000

Mercy Regional Medical Center & Hospital 970-247-4311

San Juan Basin Health 970-247-5702

Southern Ute Health Center 970-563-4581

Veterans Clinic 970-247-2214