Routt County Council on Aging

Routt County Council On Aging

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Services we offer

We serve senior citizens in Hayden, South Routt (Oak Creek, Phippsburg, Yampa), and Steamboat Springs. Our headquarters is located in the Steamboat Springs Community Center.

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Our service area:
Routt County Map

Our headquarters:
Steamboat Springs Community Center
  Steamboat Springs Community Center

We have three dining rooms
in Routt County, each serving on a different schedule. Meal reservations for all sites are preferred two days ahead of time to allow our cooks to have adequate food prepared for meals. The recommended contribution for meals is $3.00 for persons 60 and older. Those under 60 must pay a fee of $6.00.

Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs Community Center
1605 Lincoln
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Meal Reservations - 879-0633

Steamboat Springs April 2014 Menu

American Legion Hall
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Meal Reservations - 879-0633

Hayden April 2014 Menu

Oak Creek
South Routt Community Center
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Meal Reservations - 879-0633

South Routt April 2014 Menu


Thelma, Jean and Louise

South Routt Bingo!

Our Chefs - Danny Daffer & Cindy Porter

Our home-delivered meal program provides hot, delicious, low-cost, nutritional meals to seniors. The service is offered the same days as the Congregate meals in the respective areas. The recommended contribution for meals is $3.00 for persons 60 and older. Those under 60 must pay a fee of $6.00.

We are always looking for volunteers to help with delivery. Call 879-0633 if you'd like a meal delivered or if you could volunteer.


Transportation is available in Hayden, Steamboat and South Routt.  We'll take you to and from meal sites, medical appointments, shopping, the bank, and other necessary errands.  For transportation call Routt County Council on Aging at 879-0633.

Whether you need to know about senior housing or low-cost legal services for seniors or how to hook up with a bridge group, we can help.  Here are some links you might find useful:

Routt County Department of Human Services
Medicaid, Food Stamps, Old Age Pension, aid to the needy and disabled

Steamboat's Over the Hill Gang
Social and outdoor opportunities for active seniors

Northwest Colorado Legal Services
Reduced-cost legal aid for seniors

LiveWell Northwest Colorado

Great information about healthy lifestyle choices

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association
Wellness programs, senior exercise

Casey's Pond
A new senior living campus being developed in Steamboat Springs

Routt County Foundation for Senior Citizens

Manages the senior apartments in Steamboat and Oak Creek

The Haven Assisted Living Facility
Assisted living in Hayden

The Doak Walker Care Center
Nursing Home in Steamboat Springs


Betsy Packer, our SHIP Medicare Counselor, and her volunteers are here to help you navigate issues regarding Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap), Medicare HMO's, Medicaid assistance for people on Medicare, Medicare Fraud, and long-term care insurance.  You can schedule an appointment by calling 970-819-6937, or toll-free at 1-888-696-7213.  Betsy can also be reached by email at:

Betsy Packer
Medicare Counselor

Aging Well's Senior Foot Care Program includes toenail trimming, filing, foot massage and referral for those with ongoing needs. The clinic is held on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. For an appointment, call Peggy at 875-1884. There is no fee for footcare.

In South Routt the clinic is held on the 3rd Friday of the month at the South Routt Community Center in Oak Creek. Call 871-7680 for an appointment.

Senior Foot Care in Hayden is held at The Haven every Wednesday from 2-4. Call Peggy at 875-1884 for and appointment.



Join us each Monday at 12:45 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center for our Monday Speaker Series.  You'll enjoy a wide variety of programming from community leaders, local historians and performers. 

The Yampa Valley Boys entertained us on January 6th, 2012!  Click on the following links to see a few of the tunes they performed for us.

Night Rider's Lament/House of Light

Callin' Of The Pipes

 Yampa Valley Boys
Yampa Valley Boys

We are a non-profit organization funded by charitable contributions and grants from Routt County United Way, the Older Americans Act, the Human Resource Coalition, and other agencies.  if you are interested in contributing to Routt County Council on Aging, please call Laura Schmidt at 970-879-0633. 

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for a donation form

Thank you!


Steamboat Springs Community Center
P.O. Box 770207 I Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone 970-879-0633 I Fax 970-871-9065


  Jackie Brown,    

Executive Director


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