New program hopes to help Coloradans navigate aging in place

January 18, 2024
Professor Amy Dore (left) is the Aging Services Leadership Program Coordinator for Metropolitan State University of Denver and
Jackie Schwartz is a student in the program. The university recently launched an undergraduate program focused on building up a stronger workforce in Colorado equipped to support the ever-growing senior population.Professor Amy Dore (left) is the Aging Services Leadership Program Coordinator for Metropolitan State University of Denver and
Jackie Schwartz is a student in the program. The university recently launched an undergraduate program focused on building up a stronger workforce in Colorado equipped to support the ever-growing senior population.Chandra Thomas Whitfield/CPR News
Professor Amy Dore (left) is the Aging Services Leadership Program Coordinator for Metropolitan State University of Denver and Jackie Schwartz is a student in the program. The university recently launched an undergraduate program focused on building up a stronger workforce in Colorado equipped to support the ever-growing senior population.

Colorado's fastest growing population is those aged 65 and older, and that means an increased demand for support and resources to care for them. Professor Amy Dore is the Aging Services Leadership Program Coordinator for Metropolitan State University of Denver. The university recently launched an undergraduate program focused on building up a stronger workforce equipped to support aging Coloradans. Jackie Schwartz is a student in the program.