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Seniors Age 55+
South Jefferson County in Littleton, Colorado

Columbine Community Village
Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Columbine Community Village empowers older adults to remain in their own homes during the mature years of life, supported by a network of neighbors helping neighbors. We value the importance of older adults to our society, encourage intergenerational connection, and mobilize our community to care for one another.

Upcoming Events

Senior Issues" Presentation and Panel Discussion, sponsored by Abiding Hope Lutheran Church

  • Sunday September 14, 2014, 1:00 pm
Location: Abiding Hope Lutheran Church
Address:  6337 S Robb Way, Littleton, CO 80127

News Highlight for Columbine Community Village: The Denver Post

"Colorado's Cities and Counties Prepare for the 'Silver Tsunami' "

The Sunday Denver Post, March 30, 2014

In a Denver Post feature article, Reporter Colleen O'Connor presents a thoroughly-researched, compelling story about the aging of Denver’s suburbs, with tough challenges ahead and hopeful solutions. Jefferson County has the largest population of over-65s in the entire State.

Columbine Community Village is cited as an example of how the Village Movement is helping older adults live with greater independence. Colleen O’Connor interviewed Arnie Snyder and member Polly Strobel. DP Photographer Andy Cross took photos of member Arlene Molis and volunteer Lonnie Leasman during Arlene’s weekly hair appointment. Read the article.

News Highlight for
Columbine Community Village: The Denver Post

"Columbine Community Village Helps Seniors Stay in Their Homes"

The Denver Post Your Hub, February 13, 2014
South Jeffco, Littleton, Columbine Edition

Written by Your Hub reporter Joe Vaccarelli, this article gives an overview of Columbine Community Village and its role in serving South Jefferson County seniors. Read the article.

Publicity on Villages: NBC Nightly News

"It Takes a Village: Seniors Thrive While Living at Home"
NBC Nightly News, January 24, 2014

Brian Williams talks about the benefits of the 'staying put' program [also known as the Village concept] with his in-laws. See "It Takes a Village: Seniors Thrive While Living at Home."

Overview of Columbine Community Village

Columbine Community Village membership is available to older adults, age 55 and up, who live in South Jefferson County, in Littleton, Colorado. (Includes Columbine area of western Arapahoe County.)

Learn about our Membership Area

A nonprofit corporation, Columbine Community Village is supported by member dues, individual and business contributions, and the generous volunteer efforts of neighbors helping neighbors. These vital resources provide the tools that help our community’s older adults to continue living in their own homes with greater independence and dignity.
  • A single phone call can arrange for a volunteer to give the member a ride to the grocery store, doctor's office, or for visits or errands.
  • Skilled volunteers are available for minor household repairs, help with computers, occasional chores, and the like.
  • For a contractor or paid service provider, members call a single phone number  for a vendor whose background and qualifications have been checked out.
  • Social and educational programs connect members with neighbors and friends, offering opportunities for recreation and stimulation.
  • Community interaction and personal growth are encouraged through the many activities of Columbine Community Village.

Columbine Community Village is able to fulfill our mission through caring people who:
  • Join – Open to all adults over 55 within our membership area, in suburban South Jefferson County (and the Columbine area of western Arapahoe County).
  • Get Involved – Adults of any age including Village members can be volunteers. Individual and business contributions are welcome and are tax-deductible. Columbine Community Village is approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity. Your gifts allow us to keep member dues at a reasonable level, and help sustain Columbine Community Village.

Want to know more about Columbine Community Village and the Village Movement?  Tell us about your interest!
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