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Medicare Open Enrollment Period Starts Is Coming

| Senior Solutions News

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

| Senior Solutions News

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!

Senior Solutions Area Plan 2021-2025

| Senior Solutions News

An area plan is a comprehensive overview of the needs that have been assessed and the programs and the services that we have determined are a priority in our efforts to support our aging population.  Senior Solutions Area Plan is aligned with the Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living in creating real solutions to […]

VIDEO: Senior Center Directors Talk Re-Opening

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Introducing three of Windham and Windsor County’s Senior Center Directors to talk about how they weathered the Covid-19 pandemic shut-downs and what plans they have for re-opening and welcoming aging Vermonters back to in-person activities at the centers. They often resorted to creative ways to provide virtual classes and outdoor exercises when we could not gather indoors. Some had more drastic challenges depending on staffing capabilities. Let’s hear their stories and good news!!

Thank You For A Successful Spring Auction

| Senior Solutions News

Senior Solutions’ Spring Auction to benefit the agency’s Home Visitor programs raised $1,889. Home visitors are volunteers who support our area’s older citizens by doing everything from picking up groceries and driving them to appointments to providing companionship and making friendly phone calls to reduce their feeling of isolation and loneliness.

COVID Support VT (Grant) has been extended

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The COVID Support VT grant-funded program, with the goal of providing mental health and wellness support for all Vermonters in response to the pandemic, has been extended for an additional six months. This means we can continue to offer services free of charge through mid-December.

Medicare Coverage and Coronavirus

| Services

As the number of cases of COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus) increases, so does the importance of counselors who can help you or your loved one understand what services are covered.

Announcing the “PEARLS” program

| News, Services

The PEARLS Program which stands for Program to Encourage Active Rewarding Lives Have you been feeling down or blue? Have you lost interest in doing things? If you answered “yes” to one of these questions and are 60 years or older there may be something I can do to help! SENIOR SOLUTIONS is offering a […]

Senior Solutions helps older adults apply for public benefits

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Many government programs can help older adults save money and improve their health. Unfortunately, those who are eligible often do not apply because they are not sure how the programs work, whether there is a “down side” to getting benefits or how to complete the applications. The good news is that help is available!