Patti Crosby

Forsyth Office

1060 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 1256
Forsyth, MT 59327

406-346-2878 Phone
406-346-7681 Fax


Colstrip Office
417 Willow Ave
P.O. Box 750
Colstrip, MT 59323



The Council on Aging is an advisory group to the County Commissioners. The Council assesses the needs of elderly residents in the county and plans projects for the benefit of senior citizens. They work to coordinate services with the Area 1 Agency on Aging offices at Action for Eastern Montana in Glendive. Funding is provided through federal, state and county sources, as well as by the contributions of the clients using the programs.



Senior Citizens Programs

Congregate Meals
St. Labre Mission in Ashland
Colstrip - 5 days a week at the Senior Center
Forsyth - 5 days a week at the Senior Center
Home Delivered meals available in Forsyth by referral from Doctor or Public Health Nurse

Skilled Nurse
Home visits to seniors

Health Screen
Foot Clinics
Blood Pressures
Flu Shot Clinics

Available to Billings & Miles City for Medical needs Monthly

Light housekeeping for seniors by referral from Public Health Nurse

Respite/Personal Care
Provide respite to main caregiver or personal care to individual

Monthly commodity food box for low income seniors

Senior Companion
Seniors volunteering their time to help adults maintain their independence

State Health Insurance Assistance
Insurance counseling & assistance for Medicare Part D