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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) assists Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers to make informed health care choices. High Country RSVP has a group of trained volunteers which provides this free service in Garfield County.

To request an appointment, please call 384-8744.

To volunteer to be a SHIP counselor please, call 947-8462

Helping Hands for Seniors may be able to help Glenwood Springs area senior citizens (or disabled) who need assistance with basic yard and household maintenance.

This new service program sponsored by High Country RSVP can help with basic yard work, basic maintenance, and basic home repair.

Please call 384-8746. Someone will call you back and try to match you up with skilled volunteers and other community resources and get your job done.

Valley View offers free yoga sessions to those affected by cancer.

Restorative yoga for patients currently in treatment, will be held from 4-5 p.m. Mondays. Call 384-6954 for more information.

Vibrant Health yoga for patients who are not currently in treatment, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

Contact Nova Loverro-Sprick, yoga therapist and cancer survivor, at 945-9515 for more information.

For more information on continuing classes, call the Integrated Therapies Department at 384-6954.

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