News Release

Larimer County Veterans Forum Focuses on Seniors

Department: Board of County Commissioners
Release Date: Mar 10, 2014

Contact:

FROM: Deni La Rue, Community Information Manager, (970) 498-7150, dlarue@larimer.org
CONTACT: Katy Mason, Larimer County Office on Aging, (970) 498-7759, kmason@larimer.org

 

The Larimer County Office on Aging will hold a Veterans Forum for Seniors on Wednesday, March 26 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Dr.
 
A panel of experts will discuss senior Veteran’s benefits and answer questions from the audience. Topics include: aid and attendance, mental health services, housing, and, social services support. To register, call the Office on Aging at 498-7751 by March 24. The event is free. 
 
According to the Larimer County Office on Aging’s Katy Mason it is important to stay up to date on information as new benefits become available and personal needs change, “Last time we held this forum the room was packed. This appears to be an important topic for senior Veterans and their families.” Mason says the age usually considered when you talk about senior benefits for Veterans is 60-plus.
                              
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