Senior Services

Senior Services

Our Mission

La Plata County Senior Services is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all adults age 60 years or older and helping them age with dignity and purpose.

Through information, advocacy and service, we are committed to building a healthier community for all senior residents.

Senior Lunch Programs

The Durango~La Plata Senior Center serves meals in Durango Monday through Friday. Reservations are required, and must be made by 9:30am. For meal reservations or cancellations, please call (970) 382-6445.
Lunch Donations: Seniors 60+ $4.00, Under 60 $7.00.  
See Newsletter below for current menu.

(970) 382-6428

  • Learn to use computers
  • Practice Tai Chi (for a suggested donation), Zumba, Line Dancing, and more
  • Join a class called, "Watch Your Step," for fall prevention and to improve overall fitness
  • Play cards, bingo, dominoes and other games
  • Play billiards and table tennis 
  • Study history, music, language and healthy living
  • Join the craft group or writing group
  • Participate in Dog Training classes in the summertime

All classes cost up to $25 per month except Tai Chi is a suggested donation of $25 per month.  Matter of Balance classes are a suggested donation of $8 per 8 class session.

See Newsletter below for Activities Schedule

Newsletter, Events and Menu and Activities Guide

Find the Durango~La Plata Senior Center Menu, Activities Schedule and more in the Current Newsletter 

Holiday Craft Bazaar

The Durango Senior Center will have their annual Holiday Craft Bazaar on Saturday, December 2nd from 10am-3pm
Please contact Greta at 970-382-6428 if you are interested in becoming a vendor.
Craft Bazaar Flier
Craft Bazaar Registration Form

(970) 759-6309

Reliable transportation to:

  • Senior Centers
  • Doctor Appointments
  • Pharmacy
  • Post Office or other services

Transportation Services are provided for a suggested donation based on distance traveled.

Home Chore Services
(970) 382-6442

  • Home modifications - Minor repairs
  • Heavy cleaning
  • Snow removal - light yard work

Home Chore Services are provided for a suggested donation based on the time spent on chores by staff.

Support Groups

  • Family Caregiver Support Group
  • Vision Impaired (VIP)support group
  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV) support group
  • Widow/Widower's support group
  • TOPS (Take off the Pounds Sensibly)

All Support Groups are free to attend.


Council on Aging Thrift Store

Located inside the Durango/La Plata Senior Center.  Open Monday-Friday from 9:30am-12:30pm.  Donations accepted Monday-Friday 10am-11am only.  (Clean donations only please!)  

Pine River Senior Center in Bayfield  serves lunch on Wednesdays and Fridays at noon.  Reservations must be made by 9:00 a.m. by calling (970) 884-5415.
Lunch Donations: Seniors 60+ $4.00, Under 60 $7.00. View menu and current newsletter here.

The Ignacio Senior Center  (SUCAP) serves lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. No reservations are required. For more information, call (970) 563-4561. View Current Newsletter and Menu here.

At a Glance

Contact Information

2424 Main Ave
Durango, CO 81301 (map)

P:  (970) 382-6445

​Hours:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday  
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