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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- recreation@willistonvt.org

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.

Addictions-   addictions.com

  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.

Caring.com-  https://www.caring.com/ 
  Is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. 
   Assisted Living in Vermont: https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/vermont 
   Memory Care in Vermont: https://www.caring.com/senior-living/memory-care-facilities/vermont 

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.

Crossword Solver- https://www.the-crossword-solver.com/ 
Are you solving a crossword puzzle in your favorite newspaper but stuck with a question? Do you also want to know more information and background about your crossword puzzle? This site will help you with the questions and corresponding answers in the crossword puzzles of the most popular newspapers in the English-speaking world. Search for your newspaper in the table and get a little help.

HomeCare.org-  www.HomeCare.org 
   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

MyVision- https://myvision.org/guides/aging-and-eyesight-guide/
   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-  https://novoresume.com/career-blog/jobs-for-seniors 
   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."

Paying for Senior Care- https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/vermont
   Paying for Assisted Living & Home Care in Vermont

RetireGuide- https://www.retireguide.com/
   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 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.

Travel Safety for Seniors- https://www.medicarefaq.com/blog/senior-travel-safety-and-security/ 
   A guide for seniors on travel safety and avoiding scams. While many seniors experience travel anxiety for various reasons, there are several ways to confront these barriers and make travel more accessible across the board.  Offered by MediCareFAQ

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 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