Innovations in Aging Collaborative is leading a team of organizations to develop a local implementation of Senior Reach which identifies older adults with mental and behavioral health needs and connects them to appropriate resources in the community before they reach a crisis situation.
Age-Friendly Colorado Springs
In partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Colorado Springs, Innovations in Aging Collaborative has launched the Age-Friendly Colorado Springs Initiative. The vision of the Age-Friendly Community Initaitive is to ensure that the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County will be an age friendly community that is inclusive and accessible, where all residents may live a healthy, active, and engaged life
The Village works together to meet the emerging needs of a neighborhood-specific senior population through collaborations among existing service providers; volunteers and activities; and a referral web to local resources—all together building and maintaining a community of care.
Research & Education
Innovations in Aging’s new report by Dr. Tucker Hart Adams, PhD, provides a detailed account of the increase in individuals ages 65 and older in El Paso, Park, and Teller Counties we can expect to see in the coming years.