A program of Home Instead Senior Care Foundation

The Aging Services Foundation of Boulder County

Boulder, Colorado

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We fund over a dozen nationally-recognized, award-winning programs, services, and events dedicated to empowering older adults in Boulder County striving to live safely and independently at home. We help build and sustain many programs that have limited or nonexistent public funding. We receive zero funds from government organizations. Below is a summary of our programs and services, along with the impact they're having:

Aging & Disability Resource Center - a central community resource hub for older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers.
• Impact: 2,698 calls made. 4,359 referrals made, 75,000+ website visits.

Caregiver Initiative - a variety of services and support for caregivers of older adults.
• Impact: 20,000 newsletters delivered. 89% of class participants feel their self-care skills have improved.

Choices@home - in home assistance for older adults to help them remain in their homes for longer
• Impact: 7,035 hours of in-home services provided. $235 average cost per client per month. 93% of clients say program helps them remain independent. 96% client satisfaction rate.

LGBT Programs - a variety of services for LGBT older adults including education, awareness and social events
• Impact: Over 1,000 Rainbow Elders and allies in our community network. 200+ professionals trained on LGBT older adult responsiveness.

Medicare Counseling and Education - provides information, education and assistance to medicare beneficiaries
• Impact: 3,000+ Medicare beneficiaries served. 98% of clients report increased understanding of Medicare. 89% of clients are more confident about making Medicare coverage choices after taking a class.

Nutrition and Meals Programs - includes diabetes support groups, nutrition counseling and meals programs
• Impact: 350+ hours of nutrition counseling delivered in English and Spanish. 7000+ copies of monthly "Seasoned "newsletter distributed. 24 nutrition education classes given in 2017.

Project Hope - long term case management to support frail and higher risk older adults aging in their homes and communities (not facilities).
• Impact: 6 years average client tenure in program. $25,000 estimated annual savings and long-term care costs per client.

Respite Assistance - supports family caregivers dealing with stress, burnout and to promote their general well-being
• Impact: 700+ hours of adult daycare. 100+ caregivers supported.

Short Term Assistance - offers one-time financial assistance for qualifying older adults for services and products than can reduce risk of crisis or dramatically improve their situation.
• Impact: 200+ clients served. 45% of program funds went to rent assistance, utilities, and home modifications. 9 community nonprofit partners.

Wellness Programs - evidence based wellness programs including fall prevention and self-management of chronic disease and pain
• Impact: 900+ people attend 40+ activities during annual Falls Prevention Week. 96% of clients feel more comfortable increasing their physical activity, with immediate increases in participants' confidence of reducing falls.

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Our mission is to support and advance innovative solutions that encourage well-being, independence, and dignity for Boulder County's older adults and family.
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