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.
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.
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, […]
Senior Solutions is looking to expand its front office staffing pattern with a volunteer who can provide 5-10 hours weekly to assist our front office staff.
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.
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.
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 […]
Senior Solutions partnered with the Black River Good Neighbors Food Shelf to host the first annual Age Successfully Health and Benefits Fair in Ludlow. The fair included health screenings by North Star Health, application assistance for food and nutrition programs such as 3SquaresVT, Meals on Wheels, and seasonal heating assistance.
Senior Solutions is seeking nominees for our 25th Annual Successful Aging Award. Awardees exemplify an awareness of living a balanced life recognizing their spiritual, health, and social wellbeing. The award will be presented at Senior Solutions’ Annual Meeting on October 26, 2022.
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.
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.
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 […]