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Resources & Support Info
Below is a list of Resources and Support for Seniors. Please contact the listed agency directly.
The Recreation Dept. provides this list as a service for seniors in the community.
If you know of other agencies that should be listed please send info to- email@example.com
211 Vermont- vermont211.org
Find out about hundreds of important community resources, like emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, senior services, health care, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation agencies, educational and volunteer opportunities, and much more.
A Place for Mom- aplaceformom.com
Senior Living. 1-844-657-1558.
Addiction Resources for VT
Age Well- agewellvt.org
Including Meals on Wheels & Community Meals. Also provides help with grocery shopping, yard work, transportation, in-home care and much more. 1-800-642-5119.
Alcohol Rehab Guide- https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/Treatment/Alcohol-and-Fitness/
This article talks about alcohol and its effects as it relates to physical fitness and wellness.
Cathedral Square- cathedralsquare.org
Cathedral Square is a nonprofit organization, a national leader in the development of affordable, service-enriched housing communities for older adults and people with disabilities and other special needs. Their mission is to advance “healthy homes, caring communities and positive aging.” Cathedral Square owns or manages 30 affordable-housing communities in Vermont and administers the nationally recognized SASH® (Support and Services at Home) program.
Consumer Assistance Program- uvm.edu/consumer
Help resolve problems with a business, help address questions that you need answered by Vermont State Government, connect you with other resources that can help you. 1-800-649-2424 or 802-656-3183.
At Homecare.org, our mission is to ensure that seniors and their loved ones have the help and resources they need to remain independent and safe in their own homes.
Home Share Vermont- homesharevermont.org
Home sharing is a simple idea where two or more people share a home for mutual benefit. A person offers a private bedroom and shared common space in exchange for rent, help around the home or a combination of the two. It differs from a typical roommate situation because, at its core, it is about two people helping each other. 802-863-5625.
How to access free/low-cost adult diapers- Click here for info
Medicare Long Term Care- https://www.medicaidlongtermcare.org/
A tool which helps people understand the eligibility requirements to apply for Medicaid Long Term Care according to their state- VT specific page- https://www.medicaidlongtermcare.org/eligibility/vermont/
Medicaid Long Term Care Eligibility Requirements Finder
Medicare Plans- https://www.medicareplans.com/vermont/
Learn more about the eligibility and enrollment process of different Medicare Plans in Vermont. 800-503-4714
Mental Health Guide for Seniors- https://www.asccare.com/senior-mental-health-support/
American Senior Communities
It's no secret that aging brings along a variety of health issues. For many, deteriorating eyesight is one of the first health issues noticed. To better educate older adults and their caregivers, we recently published an educational guide on aging and eyesight
Novoresume aims to help job seekers land their dream job by providing tools to create the perfect resume, CV, and cover letter. This resource is dedicated to seniors in all situations that are looking for their next employment opportunity."
A free site dedicated to providing accurate, useful information to help today's seniors.
RSVP/United Way of Northwest Vermont- www.unitedwaynwvt.org/RSVP
For persons 55 and older to remain engaged in the community through volunteering. RSVP helps volunteers find the right opportunity– whether it’s once a week, once a month or once in a while. 802-864-7541.
SASH-Support and Services at Home- sashvt.org
Serves seniors and individuals with special needs who receive Medicare support and who live in congregate housing – or the surrounding community. 802-863-2224.
Senior Advice- www.senioradvice.com/home-healthcare/vermont
Many aging adults are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help them maintain their independence and quality of life. So we created a free resource that provides comprehensive information on topics like financial support and in-home care options that are available in their area.
Senior Care Helper- https://seniorcarehelper.com
A group of caregivers write Blogs about concerns of older adults. Here are some examples: Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Falls, Seniors and Financial Hardship, Fall Prevention, How to Safely Pick up a Senior After a Fall, Legal Guide for Seniors, COVID Resources for Seniors.
Senior Housing- seniorhousingnet.com
Senior Living. 1-866-623-8249.
Senior Storage- storageunits.com
Senior Storage needs or need for storage unit info.
SSTA Special Services Transportation Agency- sstarides.org
Private not-for- profit corporation operating out of Colchester, VT to provide accessible transportation for people who have specialized mobility needs both mental and physical. 802-878-1527.
The Footnoters Program- uvmhealth.org/medcenter/pages/wellness-resources/screenings/footnotes.aspx
Offered by Community Health Improvement at The University of Vermont Medical Center, provides proper foot care to those who find doing their own foot care challenging. Nurse volunteers provide general foot care, toenail clipping, skin assessments and education to groups of seniors, the disabled, those diagnosed with diabetes, and those on blood thinners. The program is free, but donations are welcome. 802-847-1624.
UVM Home Health and Hospice- uvmhomehealth.org
A mission driven, community-based healthcare provider whose focus is to deliver high quality care for all in need, including adult day care. 802-658-1900.
Vermont Adult Protective Services- dlp.vermont.gov
Vermont Center for Independent Living- vcil.org
Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living- dail.vermont.gov
Including Vermont Elder Care Clinician Program a service provided to help older adults who experience mental health concerns. 802-241-2401.
Vermont Economic Services Food & Fuel Hotline- dcf.vermont.gov/mybenefits
Vermont Legal Aid, Inc- vtlegalaid.org
Long-term Care Ombudsman. 1-800-747-5022 ?or 802-863-5620.
Williston Community Food Shelf- https://www.willistonfoodshelf.com
400 Cornerstone Dr #130. 735-6303.
Williston Place Independent Senior Living- https://willistonplace.com/resources