African Americans in Gerontology

African Americans In Gerontology, AAIG, is a national nonprofit organization designed to improve the quality of life for African American elderly by providing guidance, professional development and networking opportunities, and promoting community activism for African American professionals and students in the field of gerontology.

Alzheimer’s Association

To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Interns can accompany Director to support groups and classes, and learn about non-profit management. (719) 266-8773

Respite Care Colorado

Respite care is designed for people who need independent retirement living, assisted living or nursing home care on a short-term basis. Respite care is a short-term stay at a retirement community, ranging from several weeks to several months. Centura Health at Home offers respite care in Denver and Canon City at four different locations. Website