Maureen Schake, Senior Companion Project Manager, from Age Well in Burlington has provided all of us with the most up to date information on the federal Senior Companion program. This wonderful program is directed to people who benefit from connecting with another adult who helps relieve their isolation and often helps them avoid loneliness and […]
We currently have 51 volunteers active in our AmeriCorps/Respite, Friendly Visitor, Vet to Vet, and Senior Companion programs. Thirteen of our volunteers from these programs attended our Volunteer Recognition Picnic on June 15th.
What a terrific celebration of our 50th anniversary we had at the Senior Prom on April 28. The outpouring of support was a testament to our strong relationships throughout the communities we serve. We are enormously grateful to Springfield Hospital, Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, the Richards Group and many others for their sponsorship of this celebration.
Senior Solutions announces a new intergenerational project that will launch July 1, 2023. This program will pair adolescents and low-income senior citizens served by Senior Solutions. To assist in the organization of this program, Senior Solutions will be recruiting for help from an AmeriCorps VISTA.
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.
Senior Solutions welcomes the opportunity to celebrate National Volunteer week and give tribute to our volunteers for their part in making our nation a better place.
We have several volunteer programs that help our older community members at home. Mike Wagner of Perkinsville began volunteering with Senior Solutions’ Home Visitor Program in the spring of 2021. Learn more about Mike and volunteering.
The Vet to Vet Visitor Program expands on our veterans’ dedication to service. By matching those who have the time and ability to visit, talk, and enjoy activities with other veterans who may be limited in mobility or ability to drive, or just miss the companionship of other veterans, both parties benefit from being matched as buddies.