October is here – which means it is time to sign up for Vermont’s Seasonal Heating Fuel Assistance Program (“LIHEAP”) and receive full benefits. This program can offset winter heating costs by anywhere from a few hundred to even a few thousand dollars. It can lower your bills whether you heat with oil, kerosene, propane, […]
Four local organizations – Senior Solutions, the Brattleboro Senior Center, Foodworks Food Pantry, and St. Brigid’s Kitchen & Pantry – have come together to strengthen each household in Brattleboro during the month of October. This is to be accomplished through an intense, community-based, collaborative effort designed to reach each household with clear, concise information regarding […]
Unsure about Medicare’s eligibility criteria? Worried about out-of-pocket costs? Wondering what Medicare does or doesn’t cover? Confused about who pays first, Medicare or another insurance? Uncertain of yours or your loved one’s rights under Medicare? Our classes, providing unbiased information, are ideal for anyone who will be signing up for Medicare in the near future. […]
During October, it is Senior Solutions’ goal to make sure that every senior is food and fuel secure for this winter! We will be present at 35 locations during this month to take applications for Seasonal Fuel Assistance and 3-SNAP food benefits. No appointment is necessary, but please bring your account numbers for both your […]
Joann Erenhouse and Jim Collins of Senior Solutions speak with Dr. Bob Tortolani on what seniors can do to help prevent damaging falls.
Join the Walk with Ease program. This is an evidence-based wellness program developed by the Arthritis Foundation that is being offered by Senior Solutions. It features gentle stretching and walking techniques while you ease into a healthy activity. It is most enjoyable when going out with a small group or walking your dog. The newest […]
Senior Solutions is pleased to introduce a new incoming member to our board of directors. She is Elizabeth Austen.
Are you becoming eligible for Medicare? Find the answers by calling us at 802-885-2669 or read more to find out about our free New to Medicare classes.
On August 1, as required by the federal Older Americans Act, we submitted our updated agency area plan to the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL). Developed every three years, the plan is a compilation of input from our community partners and focus groups, distilled into key areas of need.
Senior Solutions, Parks Place Community Resource Center, and the Bellows Falls Area Senior Center will be hosting a fair from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Friday, September 22 at the Waypoint Center, 17 Depot Street, Bellows Falls, VT. Free BBQ will be available from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Aging Workforce The following information has been extracted from a July 27, 2023, Article by Matt Gonzales who wrote it for the Society for Human Resource Management where he is the editor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Federal data has shown that from 2021 – 2022 the U.S. median age is rising by 0.2 years […]
Senior Solutions talks with Green Mountain RSVP the retired and senior volunteer program.