Did You Know?: The Colorado Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and the Legal Assistance Developer Program work together to protect and promote the rights of Colorado's older adults and to improve their quality of life. Both programs are administered by Disability Law Colorado under a contract with the CO Dept. of Human Services Division of Aging & Adult Services. The two programs operate in conjunction with the 16 regional Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) to coordinate services statewide.
Picture: Anne Meier (foreground), Colorado State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, at the 2017 Consumer Voice conference, preparing to moderate a panel on Nursing Home Transitions. Panelists are (front closer to farther) Jane Tilly, Senior Policy Advisor, Aging, Center for Policy and Evaluation, Administration for Community Living; Susan Buxton, New Hampshire Long-Term Care Ombudsman and Janie Freschi, Illinois State-Long Term Care Ombudsman