Senior Services

Montezuma County Senior Center in Cortez is one of three locations where Senior Services are provided in the County.

Locations

Montezuma County Senior Services provides services at the following locations:

CORTEZ:

  • Montezuma County Senior Center
  • 107 North Chestnut
  • (970) 565-4166

DOLORES:

  • Dolores Community Center
  • 400 Riverside
  • (970) 882-7337

MANCOS:

  • Masonic Lodge
  • 141 East Montezuma
  • (970) 533-7721

Services

The following services are free and available through Montezuma County Senior Services. 

Please always consider a donation to the center.


CONGREGATE MEALS

  • On-site lunch – For seniors 60 years of age over and their spouse (spouse does not have to be a senior) as well as non-seniors ($8.00 cost for non-seniors) a lunch meal is provided at Cortez, Dolores, and Mancos Centers. The meals have been analyzed by a registered dietician for low sodium, low fat, and low sugar diets.

HOME DELIVERED MEALS

  • For anyone 60 years or older who are homebound. Call the center closest to you for more information.
    • CORTEZ: (970) 564-2775
    • DOLORES: (970) 882-7337
    • MANCOS: (970) 533-7721

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Assistance for House Cleaning, Personal Chores, House Repairs, Respite and Personal Care, Dental, Vision, and Hearing aids.
    • Please contact Linda Germaine at 564-2772.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

  • Educational Program(s) – Information on topics for health-related matters, Medicare fraud, elder abuse, self-care, and other issues important to the lives of seniors.

SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE

  • Senior Health Insurance and Dental Assistance
    • Please Call Linda Germaine at 564-2772 to schedule an appointment.

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

  • Tai Chi, Balance, Strengthening, and Computer classes.  Please contact the senior center for times and dates.

MOCO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION


COUNTY ANNEX RENTAL APPLICATIONS

  • County Annex Rental/Use: Please Contact Jon Parker at 970-564-2771 or via e-mail jparker@co.montezuma.co.us for Annex information, use, and application assistance.

RESOURCE ASSISTANCE

  • Let us help you find resources or contact agencies on any matter you’re needing assistance with.  We will do our best to help.

FEES & SCHEDULING:

Meals

MealFees
Age 60 and older (senior fee)$4.00
Underage 60 (non-senior fee) $8.00

Non-Profit Fundraiser

Montezuma County-based non-profit annual fundraiser
  • No charge for the first 48 hours.
  • One waiver/Organization/Calander year
  • Must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners in advance
  • All other fees and deposits apply.
MONTEZUMA COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES
Johnathan Parker, Director
Montezuma County Senior Center
107 North Chestnut
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-4166

Director

Jonathan Parker
Contact Montezuma County Senior Services Director