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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

Emotional First Aid thru Energy Techniques Experience the calming effect of energetic psychology to support emotional health. By Scott Tate, MA, LPC, psychotherapist, UCHealth. Senior Center, Saturday, Nov 18th, 9:00‑11:30am, $15 fee.
Music and the Aging Mind Discuss the benefits of music therapy and explore how the brain and body respond to music. By CSU Behavioral Science. Senior Center, Tuesday, Nov 28th, 1:00‑2:00pm, no fee.
Thinking of Transitioning Learn what to expect throughout the moving process and how to prepare for the best possible outcomes. By Windermere Real Estate, Senior Transitions. Senior Center, Wednesday, Dec 6th, 10:00‑11:00am, no fee.
Essential Oils 101 Discover the health and wellness support essential oils can bring to home and family. Senior Center, Wednesday, Dec 6th, 1:00‑2:30pm, no fee.
Self-Care Planning Workshop Reprioritize and identify areas that need greater attention and develop an individualized self-care plan. By CSU/Larimer County Extension. Senior Center, Thursday, Dec 7th, 10:00‑11:30am, 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.

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