If you or someone you know is a family caregiver to a loved one living with advanced stages of dementia, you will want to consider participating in the CARERs Program offered by the UVM Center on Aging. This series of 8 sessions via telemedicine will take place in September and October; specific dates will be forthcoming.
Senior Solutions and Black River Good Neighbors Services will be hosting a fair from 10 am to 2 pm on the grounds of Good Neighbors at 37B Main Street, Ludlow, rain or shine!
After an incredibly successful inaugural Café launch last month in Brattleboro, three such events are now scheduled for July and will continue on a regular basis in future months.
Beginning on July 12, Senior Solutions staff will be present at the Wardsboro Public Library every second Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to assist area residents with benefit applications and information to help seniors age in the place of choice with the support that they need.
The “Southeast Orange County 100%” campaign will include a mailing to every household and a dozen drop-in sessions across these towns to assist residents with applications for next winter’s seasonal heating fuel assistance, 3SquaresVT food benefits, electric discounts, Meals on Wheels, and other income and age-driven benefit programs.
Christmas is what it felt like last week when I signed letters to 21 organizations across the Senior Solutions service area announcing their American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding awards.
Senior Solutions gives a huge “shout out” to the Springfield Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association for dismantling and rebuilding a donated ramp for a double amputee veteran in Springfield. The client was housebound for two months, and is now able finally able to leave his home.
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Twice a year at Senior Solutions, we conduct case management program satisfaction surveys. Several staff members and I gather on a Saturday at the Springfield office to call clients for their feedback on how we are doing. Allow me to share a few quotes from clients receiving case management services from Senior Solutions:
Jerry Farnum, owner of State Farm Insurance in Springfield, has announced a “Quotes for Cause” campaign, partnering with Senior Solutions to help increase the funding level in the Foxy Fund.
Every Friday morning at 10 a.m. since 2009, a group of intrepid walkers has assembled at the Latham Library for a weekly walk. “We’ve walked through rain, snow, mud, and sometimes even ice,” said Sue Rump, who currently organizes the group. “We organize into slow walkers, fast walkers, and short-distance walkers, and we always have fun. It’s about being healthy, having fun, and camaraderie.”
The State of Vermont will be making a limited number of free coupons available to seniors and those with disabilities for use at designated farm stands and farmer’s markets this season.