Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Colorado Springs Council on Aging has 3 primary ways it interacts with the public and maintains age-friendliness with its residents:
- Senior Information and Assistance Centers: The Senior Information and Assistance Center provides information on the wide variety of regional services available for older adults and their caregivers.
- Senior Insurance: PPACG Senior Insurance Assistance is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) office which serves El Paso, Park and Teller counties.
- Caregiver Support: The Family Caregiver Support Center provides families with the professional guidance in preparing an individualized caregiving plan and helping you access the supportive services you need. There is no charge for any service provided directly by the center
Colorado Springs is a great place to stay active. The weather provides lots of sunshine and the city has many scenic spots ideal for taking walks, people-watching or taking in the views. There are plenty of services available to the elderly and has a great military presence.
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I have worked in health care for 30 plus years, From Elderly to Acute float C.N.A. I feel I have still something to offer to a dear one
I am great for this position because I am a genuinely honest good caring respectable. Respected respected person person and I wholeheartedly care about people and only with the best for them. I was also in my father's caregiver before he passed away. And I just have it in me to have the love that people need to be taken care of .
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How did Colorado earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Colorado has a state sales tax of 2.90%. Of particular interest is that Colorado does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Colorado has an effective property tax rate of 0.57%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Colorado earned its state tax grade of B.
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