When it comes to providing senior resources, the community of Broomfield, Colorado is doing very well to serve its growing aging population. In fact, it was named by Movoto as one of the top 10 Denver suburbs to retire. Broomfield was also given an A+ on Niche’s list of the Best Towns to Retire in Colorado.

Founded in 1877 as a farming town named Zang’s Spur, Broomfield has blossomed into a small community of 59,000. It sits 13 miles northwest of Denver and boasts multiple golf courses, scenic parks and convenient access to shopping. It also offers good mass transit to the city, above average air quality, low serious crime rates and a high Milken aging rank. And, thanks to several local organizations, this peaceful suburb is full of affordable and reliable senior care resources for Broomfield’s aging community. Be it health checkups, support groups, transportation, fitness…we’ve narrowed down a guide to navigating the senior care resources available to you.

Senior Centered Organizations and News Outlets in Broomfield, Colorado

  • Sunlight Support Senior Care Solutions believes in honoring and respecting individuals and their families by providing them the ability to live in their home and community safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or ability level. By aligning with caregivers, contractors, and other solutions providers, Sunlight Support offers companion care, in-home care, home modification, and a number of other services. It can be difficult taking care of elderly parents or relatives, but we are here to share the rewarding responsibility with you.  Contact 866-430-1161 to discuss your loved ones’ needs.
  • Broomfield Community Center, located at 280 Spader Way, serves as a hub for the majority of senior care resources available in Broomfield. Many of them are highlighted in this article, but visit their website for more information.
  • Senior Resources of Broomfield is an independent, non-profit organization that strives to enhance the quality of life for all seniors and their families. They work closely with the Broomfield Community Center to provide an abundant list of senior care resources. To stay updated on available senior care resources and upcoming events, sign up to receive “Senior Highlights” – a newsletter for Broomfield’s aging population.
  • The Broomfield Community website showcases just how much it cares for its seniors. Check out it’s list of senior care resources.
  • The Colorado Gerontological Society offers financial resources, workshops, research-based information and serve as advocates for senior families and aging in service specialists.
  • The Broomfield Assistance Fund for Seniors blossomed from a partnership between Senior Resources of Broomfield Inc. and the Broomfield Community Foundation. The funds assist seniors 60+ in Broomfield.
  • My Prime Time News is an online newspaper for Greater Denver seniors. It provides monthly information on social security, finance, health, fitness and nutrition and serves as a bulletin board for local senior and social community groups.
  • 9 News Seniors Source also serves as a media source for seniors in the Greater Denver area, providing articles and senior care resources related to  health, fitness, support, arts and recreation and more.
  • Looking for something more specific? Check out this extensive resource guide provided by Broomfield Health and Human Services.

Transportation and Equipment Resources for Seniors

  • Easy Rides, funded by the Denver Regional Council of Governments, provides transportation services for senior 60+ and for disabled. Call 303-464-5534 for more information.
  • Broomfield Senior Services has a loan closet available for Broomfield residents 60 years old or older to borrow equipment on a temporary basis.   Inventory changes from day to day and they DO NOT carry any items related to the toilet for sanitation reasons.   Call 303‐464‐5526 for more information.
  • AARP Smart Driver Course is a one day, four and a half hour education program in a classroom setting; no actual driving will take place.  Pre‐registration is required.  Call 303‐464‐5526 for more information.

Meal Options for Elderly Community

  • Enjoy lunch at Lakeshore Café at Broomfield Community Center Monday through Friday at noon. A Healthy Hearts meal is offered the first and third Wednesday of the month. Reservations are required and can be made in person or by calling 303-426-5526.
  • Meals on Wheels is available to any adult age 60+, at any incSenior Meal Resources in Broomfield Coloradoome level, who is homebound or lives alone and is unable to prepare meals for themselves. Family caregivers residing in the same home also qualify for meal service. If under the age of 60, individuals may qualify with a medical referral. Meals are delivered to your home by volunteers Monday through Friday. Frozen meals are available for Friday delivery service for the weekend. Scheduling is required. Please call 303-464-5532.
  • Fish of Broomfield provides service to Broomfield residents who earn an annual income that is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. FISH is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., as well as Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m.  If you are interested in learning more or want to access services, please call 303-465-1600.

Recreation Resources for Older Adults

  • Broomfield Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities including exercise and fitness options, special events, drop-in activities, Health Hearts Walking Program and SilverSneakers®. Call 303-464-5526 for more information.
  • Allen Bridgeforth of O.T.C. offers seniors Fitness and Massage Therapy in Broomfield. An American Council on Exercise Certified Fitness Nutritionist and Personal Trainer, Allen was ranked Thumbtack’s No. 1 personal trainer in Broomfield in 2015. He also offers licensed massage therapy and specializes in pain relief, Swedish, trigger point and sports massage.
  • Koko for Seniors increases flexibility, builds strength and improves health. They also offer customized exercise and nutrition plans. Download a free guest pass online.
  • Broomfield Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center welcomes visitors to participate in their regularly-scheduled group fitness classes. Please contact Tammie Zygielbaum at Broomfield Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at 303-785-5755 or Claire Allen with Live 2 B Healthy® at 720-485-4124 for more information.

Senior-Exclusive Health and Support Services

  • The Caregiver Respite Program, offered by Broomfield Senior Services through grant funding received from Denver Regional Council of Governments, provides services to caregivers.  For more information about this program and additional caregiver resources call 303‐464‐5529.
  • Broomfield Community Center offers several support group meetings at no cost and do not require pre‐registration for Dementia Caregivers, Diabetes, Grief Support, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Visual Impairments.  Please call 303‐464‐5526 for more information.
  • Need a handyman? The Broomfield Senior Services provides volunteer services of skilled local handymen to help seniors live safely and independently in their own homes by providing assistance with minor home repairs and safety modifications. Call 303‐464‐5529 for more information.
  • Podiatrist Scott Taylor, DPM, provides basic foot care including nail clipping the second Wednesday of each month at Broomfield Senior Services.  Appointments are available between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. by calling 303‐464‐Fee: $26.Senior care resources available in Broomfield include hearing aid repair and education.
  • Family Hearing Centers offers a monthly hearing clinic at the Broomfield Community Center. Services include hearing screenings, earwax removal and hearing aid maintenance and repair. Appointed are required, please call 303-464-5526.
  • The Visiting Nurse Association provides a Wellness Clinic the third Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Services are provided by registered nurses and include health history and assessment, blood pressure check, and foot care.  Call 303‐698‐6496 to schedule an appointment.  Fee: $30.  Your visit may be covered by your insurance if you have a qualifying Kaiser Permanente insurance plan.
  • Broomfield Senior Services does not offer financial assistance, however, our staff can advocate for your needs by acting as a liaison with various charitable and non‐profit organizations. Qualifications apply.  Please call 303‐464‐5529 for more information.
  • Tax preparation assistance is provided during tax season by AARP volunteers at the Broomfield Community Center by appointment only.  Please call 303‐464‐5526 for more information

Communities Seniors Call Home

  • Check out this senior living resource from Caregiverlist.com regarding costs and ratings for Broomfield senior living.
  • Need help differentiating between senior living options? Check out this handy graphic and explanations from Holiday Retirement.
  • Looking for a community exclusive to seniors in Broomfield? Here are a few:
    • The Sunrise and the Stratford at Flatirons, 400 Summit Boulevard, 866-859-7420
    • Highland Trail, 5085 W 136th, 303-569-8388
    • The Avenues at Crofton Park, 12341 King St., 720-328-9548
    • Town Centre Senior Apartments, 999 E 1st, 303-465-1919
    • Broomfield Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12975 Sheridan Blvd., 303-785-5800
    • Broomfield Greens Adult Community, 12451 Sheridan Blvd., 303-465-6466
    • Villagio of Broomfield, 11952 Gray St., 720-634-2535
    • Covenant Village of Colorado, 9153 Yarrow St., 303-425-4828
    • Find more at retirenet.com.

Please remember this article is not all-inclusive and that new senior care resources and opportunities to connect are created regularly. At Sunlight Support we care about senior support and are happy to connect you with any of the senior care resources above or to find a solution to fill your needs. We encourage you to become closely connected with the organizations referenced above to take full advantage of the senior care resources and events available to the Broomfield senior community.