Announcing the Age-Friendly Pikes Peak Portal

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging (PPAAA), the Innovations in Aging Collaborative and the Age Friendly Colorado Springs effort are proud to announce the release of the new Age Friendly Pikes Peak Portal www.agefriendlypikespeak.org.  The Age Friendly Pikes Peak portal provides resources for older adults, caregivers and family members to age in place. The resources…

2020-2021 Proposers’ Conference Training

The recording must be viewed by COB Monday, May 18th. Attending the conference or viewing the recording is a requirement to be able to apply for the grant proposal for services provided to older adults and their family caregivers in El Paso, Park, and Teller counties. Once you have viewed the video, email lalldridge@ppacg.org to…

Area Agency on Aging Spring Classes

The PPACG Area Agency on Aging (AAA) helps older adults by providing services and supports that empower them to remain as independent as possible. CLASSES THAT ARE OFFERED Medicare 101 provides an opportunity for older adults to learn the basics of Medicare (Parts A, B C, D) Social Security 101 covers many of the common…

2019 Medicare Open Enrollment Period

No Cost Assistance for Medicare Open Enrollment   The Medicare Open Enrollment Period to sign up for 2019 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans begins on October 15 and will continue through December 7. PPACG’s Area Agency on Aging’s SHIP (State Health Insurance Program) is offering personal counseling to all Medicare-qualified individuals.   Medicare…

August Senior Medicare Patrol Information

The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program, housed in the PPACG Area Agency on Aging, is a program designed to provide education and assistance to beneficiaries regarding any and all forms of Medicare or related fraud. The government has recovered billions of dollars from providers and scammers specifically related Medicare fraud. The program helps beneficiaries Detect,…