Are you or someone you know 60 years of age or older? Do you work with older adults? Are you interested in providing insight into how older adults can age well in Otero County? The Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council is currently looking for new members to ensure that older adult individual concerns are addressed and needs are met. If you are interested in guiding senior services in southeastern Colorado, contact Melody Dowell at 383-4844.

The Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging serves older adults and their caregivers in six counties in southeastern Colorado: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers. By supporting local provider agencies with a grant funded through the Older Americans Act, the Area Agency on Aging helps seniors remain independent in their own homes and communities. Services include nutrition, chores, homemaker, personal care, transportation, caregiver support, legal, and disease prevention and health promotion. To learn more, contact the Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging at (719) 383-3166.