TRU PACE Partners With Other Local Nonprofits to Serve Elderly in Boulder and Southwest Weld Counties

Immediate Release: March 20, 2017
Contact: Maria Thomas, Communications Coordinator
mariathomas@trucare.org

(Lafayette, CO) – TRU PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), an innovative new program of TRU Community Care, is partnering with several area nonprofit agencies to serve the frail senior population in Boulder and southwest Weld Counties. Now open, TRU PACE helps seniors navigate the complex issues associated with aging.

The program provides a safety net for frail seniors ages 55+ who would otherwise need nursing-home-level care. Participants in TRU PACE arrive at the day center (thanks to transportation from Via) to receive interdisciplinary, coordinated care from an 11-member team, including a physician, nurse, nutritionist, physical therapist, and more. Services include recreational therapy, laundry, meals, and prescription management.

“PACE participants are what I consider the most vulnerable members of our community. Via, as the county’s nonprofit transportation provider, is happy to partner with TRU PACE to serve seniors in Boulder and southwest Weld counties.” said Mary Cobb, Director of Communications at Via.


Thanks to local partner organizations Via and Meals on Wheels - Boulder, TRU PACE participants receive mobility support as well as nutritious meals both on-site and to take home. TRU strives to keep these seniors independent and living in their communities for as long as possible.

“We at Meals on Wheels of Boulder are thrilled to partner with TRU PACE! Our organizations are perfectly aligned to increase our ability to meet the senior nutrition needs of our area residents. It is a privilege to be a part of this new service.” remarked Francea Phillips, President & CEO of Meals on Wheels Boulder.


Referral sources and the community may call 303.665.0115 or email pace@trucare.org to speak with an enrollment specialist. TRU PACE is a Medicare and/or Medicaid covered benefit and also accepts private pay.


About TRU Community Care
TRU Community Care provides end-of-life hospice and palliative care as well as grief services to those residing in Boulder, Adams, Jefferson, and southwest Weld counties. TRU now offers TRU PACE, a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. TRU Hospice of Northern Colorado serves Greeley and extends to Weld and Larimer counties. Additional services include grief support groups, which are available to anyone in the community free of charge. It is a privilege for us to help those who are grieving regain their balance and resume healthy living. Grief groups include adult, teen, and child as well as equine therapy. At TRU Community Care, we add life to days, because that’s what TRUly matters. The sooner you call, the more we can help – 303.442.0961 or visit trucare.org.

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