“Bridges Out of Poverty” workshop hosted by Senior Solutions

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Bridges Out of Poverty Download PDF Get your tickets here! This workshop provides social service providers and community members key insights into supporting individuals who have previously experienced or are currently experiencing poverty. Topics include increasing awareness of the differences in economic cultures and how those differences affect opportunities for success. This workshop is designed […]

Foxy Fund Receives $5,000 Disaster Relief Grant from Banfield Foundation

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Banfield Foundation ® has awarded the Senior Solutions Foxy Fund $5,000 to assist with extraordinary expenses incurred by the Fund as a result of this past July’s flooding throughout Vermont. The Foxy Fund is Senior Solutions’ program to assist seniors with food and veterinary care for their pets.  The July disaster created unanticipated and costly […]

Save the Date! Senior Solutions’ Annual Meeting is Nov. 29

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SAVE the DATE! Senior Solutions’ Annual Meeting is November 29, 2023 Location: American Legion Post 67, 635 VT-103, Chester, VT Annual Meeting Guest Speaker Renée Pepin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging Dr. Renée Pepin is an assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock […]

October is National Book Month

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Many of our older Vermonters love to read.  The public libraries provide an invaluable service in providing books on a multitude of topics.  They also offer programming and multi-media materials. One way to kick off National Book Month is to start a new book. Another way to celebrate is to share an old book you […]

Health & Benefits Fair was held in Bellows Falls

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The Nutrition and Wellness team lead by Senior Solutions’ Suzanne Burge put together a diverse collection of agencies and organizations who had numerous benefits and services available for the attendees. Over 125 attendees enjoyed the free barbecue lunch provided by TRIO.  A beautiful day was spent with our valued community partners.  

Social Security Administration (SSA) Proposed Regulation

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On August 24, 2023, the Social Security Administration (SSA) published a proposed regulation that would be a big step toward ensuring that more disabled people and older adults get a full SSI payment each month. SSI provides lifesaving income supports, but people can see their benefits cut by a third if they do not pay […]

Wellness Programs Featured at State Parks Conference

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From its beginning in 1943, the Vermont Conference on Recreation (formerly The Governor’s Conference on Recreation) has been designed to bring together Vermonters who share an interest in parks, recreation, trails, open space and leisure opportunities.  This year, at the organization’s 80th annual conference in Killington, a spotlight was placed on meeting the recreational and […]

Brattleboro 100% Campaign Kicks Off This Month!

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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 […]

North Star Health Offers New Online Health Programs in October

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High Blood pressure?  Chronic Pain? Diabetes?  North Star Health has a series of online health programs beginning in October that are designed to help you manage these problems. All sessions are online using Zoom, and all of them are entirely free!  Learn how monitor and manage your health issues, and make choices that will work […]

Free Medicare Classes; Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 15th

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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. […]