Annual Meeting will be October 27, 2021!

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Please join us for the 24 th Annual Successful Aging Awards. (Nominees needed. Deadline is October 6th.) To accommodate our many community partners and friends, and in accordance with current coronavirus guidance, Senior Solutions will present this year’s Successful Aging Awards via Zoom. We hope you will join us remotely to celebrate successful aging in Vermont.

Nominees Needed for Successful Aging Award 2021

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Senior Solutions is asking for your assistance in the process of looking for nominees for our twenty-fourth Annual Successful Aging Award. As a key leader in your community, we hope that you will either consider nominating someone or pass the nomination form to others in your community for their consideration. The Successful Aging Award recognizes the accomplishments of an older adult who is at least 80 years old and lives in Windham or Windsor County.

Intro to Medicare Class (Virtual & In-Person) Tuesday, Sept. 21

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Join Senior Solutions’ Sarah Tilden, Benefits Access Specialist for a free Intro to Medicare Class on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 4:30pm to 6pm at the Neighborhood Connections, Routes 100 & 11 in Londonderry, VT. Attend virtually via Zoom or in person. Register online here. Fill out the “Register for an Event” section and you […]

Free Virtual Legal Advice Clinic

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FOR VERMONT SENIORS (AGE 60+) Vermont Legal Aid es hosting a virtual legal advice clinic by phone for free civil legal assistance to Vermont seniors, aged 60 and up, to answer legal questions about COVID-19 related assistance, federal and state benefits, housing, unemployment, or other civil […]

Person Centered Thinking Training Offered

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A new training resource will soon be available at Senior Solutions. With the hiring of Lori Lintner, operations director, we now have the capability to provide certified Person Centered Thinking training throughout the state. Lori has embarked on getting recertified through The Learning Community as a Person Centered Thinking trainer. Person centered thinking is a […]

Nonprofits Launch Putney100% Campaign

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Senior Solutions, the Putney Foodshelf, and Putney Community Cares have come together to launch a campaign to ensure that 100% of the residents of Putney are both food and fuel secure. These three organizations will engage in a month-long, intensive community-based campaign to clarify access to food resources and establish messaging that makes participation in […]

New Volunteer Recruitment and Training

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With the support of grants from the Holt-Ames Foundation, the Tarrant Foundation, and the Vermont AmeriCorps agency, Senior Solutions has embarked upon a project to recruit and train volunteers to provide support for caregivers of loved ones suffering from dementia. We have recruited new volunteers who will be trained to provide respite care to our […]

Public Comments Welcomed – Senior Solutions Area Plan

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We want your input on our new area plan. Take  advantage of this public comment period, which ends on September 30, to share your thoughts about this plan. A New Area Plan for the Future – Download a copy of the full area plan Every three years, Senior Solutions develops a new area plan which […]

IT Support Specialist Part-time

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Do you have experience supporting employees and solving hardware and software problems? Enjoy applying your effective troubleshooting and analytical skills to help make things work? Do you like to train people on how use software tools? Senior Solutions (Council on Aging in Southeastern Vermont) is looking for a part-time IT Support Specialist to oversee information technology for […]

Guilford Cares shares “Unexpected Silver Lining”

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Amid the challenges and uncertainties of these times, Guilford Cares announced that they have discovered the most unexpected silver linings at the Guilford Fairgrounds. A home was found for the Tai Chi classes at Guilford Fairgrounds. “Who would have guessed that the classes would be running outdoors under the sheltering roof of the Cow Barn […]

Medicare Open Enrollment Period Starts Is Coming

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period runs October 15 through December 7 and is the time of year when you can make certain changes to your Medicare coverage. You can make as many changes as you need to your Medicare coverage during Open Enrollment. The last change you make will take effect on January 1, 2022. Take […]

Fall Prevention Tai Chi Classes Starting September 7th

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Senior Solutions is sponsoring two levels of Fall Prevention Tai Chi classes in the Great Hall, 100 River St on Tuesdays starting September 7. The beginner class will meet from 9:30 -10:30. The class for intermediate/advanced practitioners will meet from 10:45 -11:45. When practiced regularly, Tai Chi not only helps to lower the risk of falling but also improves concentration, leg strength, balance and coordination and reduces joint pain and stress. Come join us – it’s fun and it’s free!