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 […]
For the past few weeks at Senior Solutions, we have been working on compiling the information for our Area Plan update to the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL).
We will be kicking off a new and exciting project. As the first organization to be granted the Public Health AmeriCorps Grant we will be establishing a strong squad of volunteers of all ages here in the Southeastern Vermont region.
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
In a new collaboration, Senior Solutions and the Town of Wilmington have come together to offer senior application assistance and other programming in the Old Firehouse at 18 Beaver Street in downtown Wilmington beginning in August 2022.
If you have Medicare, the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) needs to hear your voice.
Joann Erenhouse is joined by Tracy Blanchard, outreach specialist for the National Council on Aging (NCOA) benefits program. Senior Solutions in the Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont.
If you or someone you know is a family caregiver to a loved one living with advanced stages of dementia, you will want to consider participating in the CARERs Program offered by the UVM Center on Aging. This series of 8 sessions via telemedicine will take place in September and October; specific dates will be forthcoming.
Senior Solutions and Black River Good Neighbors Services will be hosting a fair from 10 am to 2 pm on the grounds of Good Neighbors at 37B Main Street, Ludlow, rain or shine!
After an incredibly successful inaugural Café launch last month in Brattleboro, three such events are now scheduled for July and will continue on a regular basis in future months.