Welcome Seniors!


Welcome to the Gunnison Seniors Homepage!

Resources, groups, recreation opportunities, events, and services for Seniors in the Gunnison Valley.
Scroll down to find links to senior opportunities!

 

If there is an event or activity that you would like listed on the Senior Event Calendar, email egillisATgunnisonco.gov or call (970) 641-8272.

In order to access more information on any listing below, click on the title that is underlined.

RECREATION & FITNESS

Boomers & Beyond
-
non-profit offering events & activities for seniors in the Gunnison Valley.
Gunnison Community Recreation Center -
exercise classes, swimming, Pickle Ball, FREEyear-round walking. Click Here for information on classes and programs available for seniors.
High Altitude Performance Lab (HAP Lab) - a sport performance and exercise physiology facility at Western State Colorado University

Senior Health & Fitness Day (June 6, 2018) - a day of fitness activities and health education for seniors in the Gunnison Valley.
Pickle Ball - a sport played year-round on a court similar to badminton and tennis.
Silver Sneakers - FREE memberships for  eligible seniors at the Gunnison Community Recreation Center
Silver & Fit - offers eligible Medicaire Advantage/Supplement beneficiaries fitness facility benefits
Wellness Elevated - supervised exercise program for people living with clinical conditions.
Senior Health & Fitness Day - JUNE 6th - FREE classes and health presentations at the Community Center, Colorado Fitness, the Sanctuary, and more, plus a docent-led hike to start the day and prizes for participation! (Check back here for more info soon.)


HEALTH & WELLNESS


Gunnison County Senior Resources
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comprehensive services for seniors and their families, assistance with Medicaid & Medicare, crisis intervention, Adult Protective Services, education and advocacy. Call (970) 642-7300.
To Report Abuse or Neglect of an At-Risk Adult or a Child,
Call: 970-707-7005 or 970-641-3244.
Gunnison Country Food Pantry Seniors' Day
Thursdays,10AM - 2PM, food shopping offered to seniors age 65+ on limited or fixed incomes.
Gunnison Valley Health Hospital -
community-owned hospital with a  Senior Care Center.
Gunnison Valley Health & Wellness Guide -
a listing of various health and wellness resources in the Gunnison Valley.
The Center for Mental Health -
Gunnison Clinic is located at 710 N. Taylor Street, (970) 641-0229).

GROUPS & ACTIVITIES

Boomers & Beyond
- non-profit offering events & activities for seniors in the Gunnison Valley.

Young At Heart - non-profit providing affordable meals to seniors, including delivery for homebound seniors.
Pickle Ball -
a sport played year-round on a court similar to badminton and tennis.

SENIOR TRANSPORTATION

Gunnison and nearby vicinity -
bus rides available by appointment, 7 days a week, 9AM - 4PM.
Bus Service in and from Crested Butte to Gunnison, Montrose, and Grand Junction -
bus rides by appointment, call Barbara Mason at (970) 275-4768. Weekly bus trip from CB to Gunnison and back on Wednesdays. Arrangements must be made in advance!

SENIOR LIVING

Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Facility -
skilled nursing, Alzheimer's/Dementia care, hospice and palliative care.
Gunnison River Condos -
For more information, contact Joe O'Connell at Berkshire Hathaway (970) 641-0077.
Richardson Square
Mountain View Apartments - independent living apartments for low and middle income seniors and persons with disabilities.
My Fair Ladies - Assisted living for women. Contact (970) 641-4361 for more information.

FAMILY RESOURCES, CRISIS INTERVENTION, COMMUNITY EDUCATION & OUTREACH

Alzheimer's Caregivers' Support Group - every 4th Tuesday @ 12PM, Senior Center, Gunnison Community Recreation Center, 200 E. Spencer Avenue.
Gunnison County Senior Resources - comprehensive services for seniors and their families, assistance with Medicaid & Medicare, crisis intervention, Adult Protective Services, education and advocacy. Call (970) 642-7300.
To Report Abuse or Neglect of an At-Risk Adult or a Child, Call: 970-707-7005 or 970-641-3244.
Gunnison Country Food Pantry Seniors' Day -  Thursdays, 10AM - 2PM, food shopping offered to seniors age 65+ on limited or fixed incomes
Young At Heart - non-profit providing affordable meals to seniors, including delivery for homebound seniors.









 








If you would like to request changes or additions to this listing,
please email egillisATgunnisonco.gov or leave a message at (970) 641-8272.