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Read Our Articles in the Coloradoan (Fort Collins) & The Tribune (Greeley) Newspapers

Not all Fun & Games, activity directors create programming which helps enrich the lives of the residents.

Horticulture At Columbine, first impressions are everything. Carefully cultivated landscapes greet visitors and enrich residents' everyday excursions.

"What is Assisted Living at Columbine Commons?"

At Columbine Health Systems CNAs provide the sometimes invisible but always essential one-on-one care. Read the entire article here.

Read our story on Transportation "Time to turn in the keys", with remarks from Brent Unrau, driver & dispatcher with Columbine's transportation services.

Lauren Shimp Social Services Director at Centre Avenue discusses senior care in the article "Senior resources help make caregivers just family again".

Anna VonDreele, Care Manager for Columbine, talks about the "importance of care management for successful senior care".

"Senior care is next step on life journey", Stefanie Merrell, Manager at The Winslow, shares her thoughts on making decisions about residential facilities.

"Summertime is perfect time to prepare seniors for winter." Yvonne Myers, Director at Columbine Health Systems, comments "Summertime is the best time to plan a move for loved ones into assisted living."


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Welcome to the Columbine Health Systems
Center for Healthy Aging

The Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging is a catalyst for interdisciplinary research and evidence-based outreach and education about healthy aging. As a community-engaged center, we aim to be a premier local, regional, and nationally-recognized resource for discovery and application of research on biological, cognitive, psychological, social, and behavioral factors that lead to healthy and successful aging.


Columbine Health Systems is Growing!

Columbine Health Systems is expanding its housing options for seniors by adding patio homes in Fort Collins, Colorado and an independent apartment building and skilled nursing facility in Windsor, Colorado. Watch for more details coming soon!


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Health & Wellness Programs are a partnership between the City of Fort Collins, UCHealth, and Columbine Health Systems. These programs offer many tips on improving the life of seniors. Watch this VIDEO for more information.

Come to the Fort Collins Senior Center

Stay Engaged With or Without a Car Learn about programs and resources available to that provide easy access to transportation. By Transfort. Senior Center, Friday, Dec 8th, 10:00‑11:00am, no fee.
Cancer Screening & Prevention Doctor Talk Review the guidelines for cancer screening, how cancer screening recommendations can change for older adults, and strategies for cancer prevention. By Oncologist Dr. Heather Lewis, UCHealth Aspen Club. Senior Center, Monday, Dec 11th, 6:00‑7:00pm, $5 fee.
Upside of Downsizing Seasoned experts share tips on how to move in, out, up, or down.┬áSenior Center, Tuesday, Dec 19th, 10:00‑11:30am, no fee.
Holiday Happy Hands Dancing & Brain Walking Learn about movement, laughing, and making the brain work a little by combining both. By UCHealth Aspen Club. Senior Center, Tuesday, Dec 19th, 2:00‑3:30pm, $5 fee.
Emotions & Essential Oils Relax while learning how essential oils can assist the body with emotions of everyday stressors. Senior Center, Wednesday, Jan 3rd, 6:00‑7:00pm, no fee.
Core Stability and Balance Discover individual levels of fall risk and receive advice about ways to get up after a fall. By UCHealth Outpatient Therapy. Senior Center, Thursday, Jan 4th, 11:00am‑Noon, $10 fee.
Brain and Balance Fun brain games and functional balance exercises are brought together to offer support, laughter, and results. By Diane Horak Columbine Health Systems.┬áSenior Center, Thursdays, Jan 4th - 25th, 1:30am‑2:00pm, $15 fee.

Call: 970-221-6644 to schedule appointment for these programs.