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  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Colorado Courts by County

    Links to all 64 county courts including address, telephone and contact information. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Elder Program-Boulder County

    Information on elder and adult abuse, including facts, types of abuse, elder rights, prevention and additional community resources. Content Detail

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    Boulder County Aging Services Division
  • Find Local Services for Seniors

    This nationwide toll-free service will help older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors. Call the Eldercare Locator anytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. mountain time at 1.800.677.1116. Click on the link for more information. Content Detail

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    U.S. Administration on Aging
  • Housing and Human Services (Boulder County)

    Scroll through all services offered by Boulder County for Aging, Health, Community Services, Housing and Human Services Content Detail

  • Reporting elder abuse - some options

    In case of emergency call 911. Click on the link to find other help. Read More

  • Elder Rights and Adult Protection Resources

    This site has links to websites with elderly abuse information and also information about what you should know about abuse. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Adult Protection
  • Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Representatives from five countries outline their perspectives on elder abuse in this report. This report has information on the forms of abuse (scroll to page 9 in the report), the different responses to elder abuse (scroll to page 12 in the report) and more. (You must have Acrobat Reader to pull up the attached document. Go to the Adobe website at http://www.adobe.com, look for the yellow icon which reads "Get Adobe Reader" and click on the Acrobat Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

    By:
    AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Protecting Older Coloradans from Financial Exploitation

    This program provides information to and coordinates efforts by law enforcement offices, adult protection and mental health agencies and organizations assisting older Americans as well as efforts undertaken by older Americans themselves. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP ElderWatch (w/ CO Attorney General)
  • Senior Fraud Alert

    As Attorney General, I am committed to protecting our citizens, especially Colorado?s older citizens. This brochure outlines some of the more prevalent types of fraud targeting our seniors. To help you or your family members avoid consumer fraud, please use this brochure as a resource and refer to the helpful tips and warning signs. Together, we can hold scam artists and other criminals accountable and help make Colorado a safer state for citizens of every age. Content Detail

    By:
    Office of the Attorney General
  • Filing Consumer Complaints

    The FTC has a Consumer Complaint Assistant to help you with your questions and help you file a complaint against a company. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Protect Yourself as a Consumer

    Consumer information on topics such as abusive lending, credit issues, privacy, seniors' issues and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Resource Directory for Persons 60 Years of Age or Older

    Directory providing resources for transportation, hospice, consumer affairs/legal assistance, housing, employment, health clinics, vision, health insurance, etc... Content Detail

    By:
    Denver Regional Council of Governments Aging Services Division
  • Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Adult Protection

    This site has information about educational training, publications, videos, abuse, fraud-scams & alerts, aging resources and partners. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Non-Profit Development Center
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect

    Physical, emotional, sexual, financial abuse and neglect are all forms of elder abuse. Family situations, caregiver issues and cultural practices may contribute to elder abuse. This link suggests ways to detect, prevent and correct signs of elder abuse. Also listed are places where one may receive help. Content Detail

    By:
    American Psychological Association