As the United States' population ages, connecting older adults to supportive resources is more important than ever. Colorado State University Extension has played a central role in implementing Senior Access Points, a program that delivers community outreach and education regarding aging-related resources available to older adults and caregivers. This article outlines four key components of development of the program: building a website, producing outreach materials, training volunteer ambassadors, and establishing a county-wide, coordinated outreach effort designed to break down resource access barriers. With outreach strategies tested and established in one county, the program is now being replicated by Extension professionals across Colorado.
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Schneider, S., & Brothers, A. (2021). Senior Access Points: Increasing Awareness of Aging-Related Resources. Journal of Extension, 57(6). Retrieved from https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol57/iss6/9