The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce the release of our Annual Senior Information and Assistance Directory (“Yellow Book”). The Yellow Book offers invaluable information on more than 800 services for older adults in El Paso, Teller, and Park counties.
The English language Yellow Book is available online at www.ppacg.org/yellowbook and the Spanish language version can be found at www.ppacg.org/LibroAmarillo. For additional information about acquiring or distributing the Yellow Book, contact the Senior Information and Assistance Center at 719-471-2096.
The best places for people to pick up a Yellow Book;
In El Paso County:
Pikes Peak Library District Branches
Colorado Springs Senior Center
Silver Key Senior Services
In Teller County:
Teller Senior Coalition
Aspen Mine Center
In Park County:
Park County Senior Coalition
The Pikes Peak region has seen significant growth in the overall percentage of the population who are over sixty when compared to many other parts of the country and experts predict this trend will continue. Ever-increasing life expectancy nationwide will increase the need for senior services. The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging is your first call for senior services. Our goal is to help provide information and resources for older adults. PPACG serves as the state-designated Area Agency on Aging for El Paso, Park and Teller counties. The agency administers programs and services funded through the federal Older Americans Act and the State of Colorado to provide assistance for older adults. For more information about our services and resources, visit www.ppacg.org/aging.
About the PPACG Area Agency on Aging
The mission of the PPACG Area Agency on Aging is to help older adults by providing services and supports that empower them to remain as independent as possible in their homes and communities. PPACG Area Agency on Aging provides information on senior resources, advice and help for caregivers, advocacy assistance through the ombudsman program on senior living concerns, provides counseling and education on Medicare and more.
About the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments
The Pikes Peak region’s 16 local governments join together in PPACG to collaborate on issues that cross political boundaries and to reach solutions that benefit the entire region. PPACG administers the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority, Joint Land Use Study, provides direct services to citizens through the Area Agency on Aging and serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation and the lead air and water quality planning agency. # # #