Contact: Region 10 Area Agency on Aging
Eva Veitch/AAA Director
300 North Cascade, Suite 1
Montrose, CO 81401 (970) 765-3127
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Region10 Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is requesting proposals from public, private, and non-profit organizations to provide services and programs for older adult citizens (60+) in Region 10 (Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties) utilizing Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 Older Americans Act funds and Older Coloradans Act funds. Funds are intended to promote services as follows:
- Secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity in a home environment for older persons who are able to care for themselves, if they receive appropriate supportive services;
- Remove individual and social barriers and create greater economic and social independence for older persons; and
- Provide a continuum of care for persons who are elderly and vulnerable.
- Services include the following: Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Nutrition Education, Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Homemaker Services, Information & Assistance/ADRC, Legal Assistance, Evidenced Based Health Promotion, Transportation Services and other Innovative Senior Services that demonstrate a coordination of services.
Applications will be available beginning 10:00 a.m. Fri., March 10th 2017 at www.region10.net/rfp and accepted until 5:00 pm, April 17, 2017. Applications must be submitted electronically. To obtain technical assistance interested organizations should contact Region 10 Area Agency on Aging, 300 N. Cascade, Suite #1, Montrose, CO 81401, phone (970) 765-3127