Volunteer Program Now 70 Members Strong!

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In spite of the recent spike in the pandemic and cautionary restrictions on face-to-face meetings, our volunteer program continues to grow. With three new volunteers enrolling in December, our volunteer count has now reached 70 individuals who are reaching out to our most senior population…and they have been busy!  

New Year of Growth and Community Support

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Director’s Message, January 2022 Welcome to all our friends, community partners, volunteers, and staff as we look forward to a happy and healthy New Year. At Senior Solutions, 2022 is starting off with a delivery of 1,400 antigen COVID-19 tests to meal sites, senior centers and adult day centers in Southeastern Vermont. In response to […]

Coloring – Not Just for Children!

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Coloring has the ability to relax the fear center of your brain. It induces the same state as meditating by reducing the thoughts of a restless mind. This generates mindfulness and quietness, which allows your mind to get some rest after a long day at work. It has also been shown to improve motor skills and vision, improve sleep, and help you focus. All the more reason to consider adding some stress-relieving coloring time to your day!

Protecting Our Meals Clients and Volunteers from COVID

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Senior Solutions supports and oversees 13 home-delivered Meals on Wheels Programs and 29 community meals sites provided by local community partners. During this past year, more than 4,700 area seniors relied on these programs – programs which involve a large network of cooks, packagers, delivery drivers, and others.

VIDEO: Senior Solutions featured on Puggy’s Corner

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On the Springfield Area Public Access (SAPA) program called Puggy’s Corner, host Puggy Lamphere interviews the the Community Relations Director of Senior Solutions Joann Erenhouse about the various programs that they offer and the state of Vermont offer to all of its senior citizens.

VIDEO: Our seniors urge people to get vaccinated

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Three of our own volunteer visitors in Southeastern Vermont are the spokespersons giving their reasons for getting vaccinated.
The piece was produced through Crow Creative with Covid funding provided to the Vermont Association for Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) through the Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living.

News: Memories and Meals

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We are all entering an exciting and stressful time of year. No matter what our backgrounds are or what we believe, many of us will enjoy festivities and the company of those we love. For some, though, the holidays may stir feelings of loss, making it tough to embrace the spirit of the season. It can be a very complicated couple of months. One thing we all have in common is that memories tend to come flooding back.

Senior Solutions, Family Center launch “Chester Andover 100%” Campaign for Food, Fuel Security

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Two local organizations – Senior Solutions and the Chester-Andover Family Center – have come together to launch a campaign to ensure that 100% of the residents of those towns are both food and fuel secure as we enter the winter months. This is to be accomplished through an intense, community-based, collaborative effort designed to reach each household in the two towns with clear, concise information through trusted communication channels as to the availability of resources, and to assist them in participating, applying and obtaining these benefits.