Seniors Resource Information Page

Parks & Recreation


Welcome to the Gunnison Seniors'

Resource Information Page!

Below are resources, groups, recreation opportunities, and services for Seniors in the Gunnison Valley.

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       SENIOR FOOD PROGRAMS 
Senior Meals Program - $5.00 meals Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for pick-up or delivery.
To order meals, call (970) 641-8272 at least 24 hours ahead. 

Gunnison County Food Pantry 60+ Day - Every Thursday (except holidays), 10AM - 2PM. Food shopping offered to seniors age 60+ on limited or fixed incomes. Call: (970) 641-4156.


       SENIOR TRANSPORTATION
Gunnison and nearby vicinity - FREE bus service available by appointment, 7 days a week, 9AM - 4PM. Call Gunnison Valley Hospital, Senior Transportation Services at least 1 hour in advance at (970) 596-6700.

Bus Service between Crested Butte and Gunnison, and service to Montrose and Grand Junction - bus service available by appointment. Call Crested Butte Senior Van at least 7 days in advance, Monday - Friday, 9AM - 4PM at (970) 275-4768. 


       SENIOR LIVING
Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Facility - skilled nursing, Alzheimer's/Dementia care, hospice and palliative care. GVH Senior Care Center website is currently out of date. Contact (970) 641-0704 for more information. 
Richardson Square
Mountain View Apartments - independent living apartments for low and middle income seniors and persons with disabilities.
My Fair Ladies - Assisted living for women. Contact (970) 641-4361 for more information. 

       FAMILY RESOURCES, CRISIS INTERVENTION, COMMUNITY  EDUCATION &
       OUTREACH

Alzheimer's Caregivers' Support Group - every 4th Tuesday @ 12PM, Senior Center, Gunnison Community Recreation Center, 200 E. Spencer Avenue. Contact Ashley at (970) 641-0209 x. 7912
Gunnison County Senior Resources - comprehensive services for seniors and their families, assistance with Medicaid & Medicare, crisis intervention, Adult Protective Services, education and advocacy. Call Health & Human Services at (970) 642-7300.

       RECREATION & FITNESS
Gunnison Community Recreation Center - senior fitness classes including Silver Sneakers, swimming, Pickle Ball, FREE year-round walking. Click Here for information on classes and programs available for seniors.
High Altitude Performance Lab (HAP Lab) - a sport performance and exercise physiology facility at Western Colorado University
Wellness Elevated - supervised exercise program for people living with clinical conditions.

Pickleball - a sport played year-round on a court similar to badminton and tennis. Now a Silver Sneakers benefit!
Silver Sneakers - FREE memberships for eligible seniors at the Gunnison Community Recreation Center/Senior Center and senior fitness programs.
Silver & Fit - FREE membership for eligible seniors for the Gunnison Community Recreation Center/Senior Center and senior fitness programs.

       HEALTH & WELLNESS
A Closer Look at PTSD Among Aging Adults - a resource on PTSD among aging adults developed by SeniorLiving.org. Note: If you or someone you know may be experiencing signs of PTSD, call a medical professional directly or (970) 642-7300 in the Gunnison Valley for assistance.
Gunnison County Senior Resources - comprehensive services for seniors and their families, assistance with Medicaid & Medicare, crisis intervention, Adult Protective Services, education, and advocacy. Call (970) 642-7300 for more information.
Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services, life enrichment program, transportation, and memory care. Contact Gunnison Valley Health at (970) 641-0704 for more information.  
Gunnison Valley Health & Wellness Guide
a listing of various health and wellness resources in the Gunnison Valley.
The Center for Mental Health - 
Gunnison Clinic is located at 710 N. Taylor Street. General contact: (970) 641-0229. Crisis hotline: (970) 252-6220.



                                                                                     TO REPORT ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF AN AT-RISK ADULT
                                                                                  Contact Gunnison County Adult Protection Services 
                                                                                    at (970) 641-3244 during normal business hours. 

                                                                                          For emergencies after hours, call 911 or
                                                                                (970) 641-8000 ext. 1 for Gunnison County Dispatch 

                                                                                      To Report Abuse or Neglect of a Child,
                                                                                                           Call (970) 707-7005