Our volunteer-powered safety net services for seniors and adults with disabilities help them stay safe and live more independently. BCCC is a nonprofit organization that has been helping seniors in Boulder County since 1972.
We’re seeing a growing trend in Boulder County. An increasing number of our friends and neighbors are growing older. The Boulder County 2015-2019 Age Well Strategic Plan indicates that adults 60 years and older represent the fastest growing segment our population. In 2015, this group represented 19 percent of our population. By 2040, forecasts suggest that 60-and-over adults will account for over 26 percent. This shift will strain the limited services that help our most vulnerable citizens.
We’re doing our part to help seniors live with dignity and thrive as long as possible. These five volunteer-powered safety net services help local seniors stay safe and live more independently:
Knowing they are able to get nutritious food each week, that their homes are safer, and that they have reliable transportation to the doctor’s office – these are small miracles for our elder clients. They often tell us that these basic services make a huge difference between being independent – or not.