Elder Care Resources through Bright Horizons

Dec 14, 2020

Through DU’s partnership with Bright Horizons, employees may find support for elder care services in two ways: through your Back-up Care Bright Horizons Profile or through the elder care platform, Years Ahead. Years Ahead connects you with elder care search and referral tools for a network of senior care providers that includes in-home agencies, independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, memory care, and nursing homes.  Supports available to you include an online needs assessment, information on selecting between elder care choices – including specialized facilities for memory/hospice care and independent/assisted-living communities –and a search tool for finding and evaluating care providers. Visit Years Ahead to access your free membership to online tools for finding in-home companions or facility-based care.

DU Employees may find support for Elder Care services in two ways:

1. Bright Horizons Portal Profile

  • You have up to 3 uses for in-home and center care at reduced costs through DU’s partnership.
  • Visit DU’s Bright Horizons client portal, click “Use it” underneath Reserve Back-Up Care, create your profile, enter your loved one’s information which includes an age, and submit your request for care. A care consultant will search your area and contact agencies to find the right care for you.
  • Call 1-877-BH-CARES (242-2737) to speak with a Care Consultant 24/7 with questions.
    • Employer Username: DU
      Employer Password: Benefits4You

2. Access Elder Care Resources in Years Ahead

  • Visit DU’s Bright Horizons client portal
  • Scroll down and select “Use It” underneath “Find Elder Care Resources”
  • Click “Continue” to access the Sitter City and Years Ahead Intake Form on the right-hand side, Select “Years Ahead” and fill in your information. Click “Register Now”. You will now be directed to the Years Ahead Elder Care Platform Home Page.



For other Bright Horizon services and to access your personalized portal for back-up child care, you may call 1-877-BH-CARES (242-2737) to speak with a Care Consultant 24/7. Employer Username is “DU” and Employer Password is “Benefits4You.”

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