Senior Services Solutions Plus Receives Funding from NextFifty Initiative – Canon City Daily Record
Senior Services Solutions Plus received funding from NextFifty Initiative, a Colorado-based foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of seniors and their caregivers. This funding will allow Senior Services Solutions Plus to advance its efforts to support people 50 and older in Fremont County.
“We are committed to meeting the unique and varied needs of seniors in our region, so we are
excited to use this funding in our efforts to provide transportation for medical and dental care
appointments for Fremont County adults,” said Patti Sedillo, executive director of Senior
Solution Plus Services. “This investment from NextFifty Initiative will greatly help us in this
effort, especially with our commitment to partner with COMOM’s free dental clinic to be
held in Pueblo in September.
“We are grateful for the work Senior Services Solutions Plus has done to improve the quality of life for people aged 50 and over,” said Diana McFall, President and CEO of NextFifty Initiative. “Older adults are essential to building and maintaining strong and healthy communities. We are proud to support this and other efforts to help people age with dignity and purpose.
About Senior Services Solutions Plus:
Senior Services Solutions Plus offers rides to medical and dental appointments for adults in Fremont County. Started in 1984 as Friendly Visitors, the nonprofit’s volunteers drive clients locally and to appointments in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. With a focus on older people, the organization’s goal is to ensure customers can remain independent
and live in their home for as long as possible making sure they keep their appointments.
About the NextFifty initiative:
NextFifty Initiative is a Colorado-based private foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of seniors and their caregivers. The foundation works with community leaders, experts in the field of aging, and front-line professionals to support programs and projects that positively impact aging and longevity. They focus on education, sharing best practices and supporting innovation that will transform aging for generations to come. To learn more, visit www.Next50Initiative.org.
Senior Services Solutions Plus Chosen for High Country Bank’s Quarterly Sharing Program
Senior Services Solutions Plus has been chosen for the High Country Bank – Canon City Branch Quarterly Sharing Program. Through this program, all notary fees collected in the next quarter are donated to the designated charity, along with money donated and collected by HCB employees. The bank will also donate $100 to the organization. This donation will allow Senior Services Solutions Plus to continue its efforts to meet the medical and dental transportation needs of adults in Fremont County.
“We are delighted to have been chosen by High Country Bank as their 3rd quarter recipient in
Canon City,” said Patti Sedillo, executive director of Senior Services Solutions Plus. “Our
dedicated volunteer drivers receive an allowance to help with vehicle maintenance and gas. This
the donation from the High Country Bank will help us greatly in this endeavour.
High Country Bank has been supporting charities in Salida, Buena Vista, Longmont and Canon City through its Quarterly Sharing Program for over 20 years. Charities in Canon City that have already benefited from this program include: Golden Age Center, Loaves and Fishes, Canon City Public Library and Fremont Regional Hospice.