Region 10 Area Agency on Aging - Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) is spearheading a six-county collaboration of businesses, community members and caregivers that serve and work with the aging and disabled populations. Goals are to enhance programs, reduce gaps, and increase access to resources. Anyone serving these populations is encouraged to join the meetings held the second Tuesday monthly alternating between Delta and Montrose. The next meeting will take place June 14, 9:30 a.m., at the Grand Mesa Oncology Center, 1501 E. 3rd Street. For more information, call Eva Veitch at 765-3127.
In addition, ADRC provides educational opportunities for members of the community. Upcoming Delta classes include:
Monday, June 20 -- "Why There Is No Such Thing as a Simple Will: The Basics of Estate Planning." This workshop will cover the basics about will and trust estate plans and common issues that can make what seems simple, complicated. Learn how to ensure your wishes are followed and specific goals accomplished. Region 10 and Brown and Brown P.C. will sponsor this free presentation from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Mesa Oncology Center in Delta. Registration is required online at www.region10.net/calendar or by calling 399-3615.
Tuesday, June 21 -- Caregiver Resources. ADRC will present what resources, services, benefits and support programs are available in Delta County to assist caregivers. Presentations will be given by the ADRC, caregiver support groups, Delta County Options for Long Term Care and others. You are not alone. Join fellow caregivers for this presentation at the Grand Mesa Oncology 1501 E. 3rd Street, Delta, from 11 a.m. to noon. Register by calling Region 10 ADRC Delta at 399-3615.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.