“Deerfield Valley 100%” Campaign launches in October!

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Senior Solutions is launching its largest “100%” campaign ever, reaching seven towns in the Deerfield Valley region, with the goal of ensuring that every household is food and fuel secure.  By the first week in October, every household in Dover, Halifax, Marlboro, Readsboro, Searsburg, Wardsboro, Whitingham, and Wilmington will receive a letter briefly describing on-going programs providing help with food and fuel resources available.

The 2022 Annual Meeting is October 26th

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Please join us for Senior Solutions’ Annual Meeting and 25th Annual Successful Aging Awards on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 10:00 AM to noon. Prior to the meeting there will be a coffee hour with light breakfast fare at 9:00 AM.

Seasonal fuel assistance, we are here to help

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September is here – which means it is time to sign up for Vermont’s Seasonal Heating Fuel Assistance Program (“LIHEAP”), which can offset winter heating costs by anywhere from a few hundred to even a few thousand dollars.  This program can help you lower your bills whether you heat with oil, kerosene, propane, electric, coal, […]

Vet to Vet Program Coordinator in Wilmington on Sept. 8

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Have you served in the U.S. Armed Services? Do you remember the “Buddy System” in boot camp?  Do you know a veteran?  If you can answer yes to any of these questions, the Vet to Vet Program could be for you.  Coordinator Susan Triplett, a U.S. Air Force veteran, will be staffing the Senior Solutions outreach office at 18 Beaver Street, Wilmington (the Old Firehouse) on Thursday, September 8 from 11 am to 1 pm.

What is “Self-Neglect?”

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Many people think they have an intuitive understanding of self-neglect, but often fail to consider all the impact a self-neglecting individual may have on their family and community. On a related note, many do not understand how some basic services can help save the life of a self-neglecting individual in some instances and, how complicated a self-neglect case may become, posing challenges in protecting the health and safety of not just the self-neglecting individual, but also their family and neighbors.

“May all your Dreams turn into Goals”

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Laurentia is our Volunteer of the Month for September because she was not afraid to reach for the stars!   At 61 years young she accomplished her lifetime goal of graduating high school. She put in a lot of hard work and determination to be able to say she is now a 2022 graduate of Springfield […]

Grant Funds Available to Assist Caregivers

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Senior Solutions invites caregivers to participate in two different grant programs that provide direct financial assistance to help ‘give them a break’ from the daily needs of caring for loved ones with dementia or other debilitating conditions. These two programs, the Dementia Respite Grant and the National Family Caregiver Support Grant, provide funding that allows households to hire others to provide some periodic care of their loved ones. 

Call for Volunteers!

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Vermont’s growing senior population requires an expanding array of services, many of which are delivered by volunteers.  This summer, we are in acute need of additional helpers to meet these needs. 

HelpLine Staff Spotlight on Delaney Mager

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Delaney Mager is the newest member of the HelpLine Team, having joined Senior Solutions on the memorable date of “2/22/22.”  In speaking with her for just a few minutes, it becomes clear that she has a passion for helping our clients and has very quickly mastered many of the complex issues that face them. She […]