Resources For Elders
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Resources for Elders, HARTLAND, VT
Bugbee Senior Center, 262 N.Main St, White River Junction. Open 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Services include: weekday lunches; nutrition programs; recreation; education; public computers and wi-fi; social services; transportation; fitness activities; paralegal assistance; income tax preparation; advocacy. Leonard Brown, Executive Director. Information www.bugbeecenter.org 295-9068
Thompson Senior Center, 1141 Senior Lane, Woodstock. Services include: weekday lunches; classes; lectures & presentations; shopping & errands; bingo; X-country skiing; snowshoeing; and support group for care givers. Information: 802-457-3277 www.thompson-center.org (note the hyphen)
HEALTH and FITNESS
Hartland Bone Builders Exercise Class. Damon Hall, Mondays & Wednesdays from 10 to 11a.m. Sponsored by Green Mountain RSVP Leaders are Nada Pierce, 436-2336 and Hylene Devoyd, 436-2593.
Hartland Line Dancing. Damon Hall, Mondays 1-3 p.m. Information – call Nada Pierce, 436-2336.
Hartland Recreation Center. Various programs – see activity guide or call Ray Sapp, Director, 436-2790 www.hartlandrecreation.com
Hartland Yoga Center. For information, call Helen Dicke, 436-3030.
Bugbee Senior Center. See above
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, Windsor. Sponsors the following programs: Al-Anon; AA; cancer support group; diabetes support group; healthier living workshops; tobacco cessation; weight management; and Miller Pool exercise sessions open to all, with a fee. For information – Mt Ascutney Prevention Partnership - www.mtascutneyhospital.org
Thompson Senior Center. See above
Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane, White River Junction. Free admission to pool or fitness room on Fridays 9 a.m. to 11a.m. for any person 65 or older Information: 802-296-2850. www.UVAC-swim.org
Hartland Community Arts. Series of concerts and other presentations in Damon Hall; Hartland Community Chorus annual Holiday concert (December) - www.hartlandarts.com
Hartland Historical Society. Information on activities - www.hartlandhistory.org
Hartland Library, 153, US Route 5. Games for seniors; movies for seniors; Friday evening film series; book discussions; Socrates Café – discussion group; knitting group; bridge group; creative Saturdays; State of the World Film Series. Information - Mary Danko, Library Director, 436-2473 www.HartlandLibraryVT.org
Hartland Nature Club. Usually has a program once a month May – October.
Hartland Recreation Center. Ray Sapp, Director, 436-2790 www.hartlandrecreation.com
Bugbee Senior Center. See above
Stoughton House, Windsor. Senior activities and entertainment open to the public. 674-6733
Thompson Senior Center. See above
Windsor Recreation Center. www.vermont-towns.org/windsor/rec.html
Hartland Recreation Center. Lunch on second Tuesday of the month at 12 noon. Contracted by Council on Aging to Volunteers in Action. Supported by federal funds. For information and to make required reservations, call Volunteers in Action 674-5971
Bugbee Senior Center. Weekday lunch at 12 noon, suggest $4 donation. Information and menu www.bugbeecenter.org 295-9068
Historic Homes of Runnemede, Stoughton House, 46 Main Street, Windsor. Lunch 7 days a week at 12:30 p.m. No reservation needed; take-out available. Wheelchair accessible. Suggested donation $3.00 weekdays, cost $5.00 weekends. Menu www.hhronline.org/MenuActivites.asp Contact: Sandy, 674-6733
Meals on Wheels. Funded by Council on Aging and contracted to Volunteers in Action; cooked at Stoughton House & distributed by volunteers; suggested donation of $2.50-3.00 per meal. Volunteers in Action 674-5971
Mr. G’s Restaurant, 202 Route 131, Ascutney. Lunch on 3rd Wednesday of the month. Suggested donation $4.00 Reservations required. Contact Volunteers in Action 674-5971
Thompson Senior Center. Lunch served on weekdays. 802-457-3277 www.thompson-center.org
Hartland Food Shelf - Unitarian Universalist Church, Hartland Four Corners (with Congregational Church). Friday mornings 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Open to all and accepting food donations. Information: 436-2592
Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave, Hartford, VT 802-296-6500 Monday 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Tuesday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Trinity Evangelical Church, Windsor, 802-674-6781
Windsor Community Food Shelf - St Francis Church, 30 Union St., Windsor 802-674-2157 Monday 5 – 6 p.m.; Wednesday 4 – 5p.m.; Saturday 1 – 2 p.m.
211 - Vermont 2-1-1 is a simple number to dial for information about health and human service organizations in your community. At Vermont 2-1-1, callers will speak with a real person every time. Call Specialists will problem solve and refer callers from throughout Vermont to government programs, community-based organizations, support groups, and other local resources. It is a local call from anywhere in Vermont providing confidential telephone assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is live translation services for 170 languages and access for persons who have special needs and the ability to transfer emergency calls to 9-1-1.
Hartland Christmas Project – Food baskets given to those over 80 and those in need – First Congregational and Unitarian Universalist Churches with support from schools and other town residents.
Hartland First Congregational Church, Rev. Lucia Jackson, 436-2224
Hartland Town Manager, Bob Stacey, www.Hartland.govoffice.com 436-2119
Hartland Unitarian Universalist Church, Rev. Paul Sawyer, 436-2592.
Community Care Coordinator, Susan Jantos, Ottauquechee Health Foundation, 802-457-3030, ext. 203
Adult Day Care, Springfield (Joanne Bowen), near Springfield Pharmacy 802-885-9881
Connected-at-Home, Ellaway Properties, Woodstock. Fee-based membership service to support living well at home 802-457-1052, http://www.ellawaypropertyservices.com/pages/connected.htm
Senior Solutions (Council on Aging) is a non-profit organization providing services, information and referrals for elders and their family caregivers. Coordinates the following services and more: meals on wheels; long-term care options counseling; nutrition counseling; case management; advocacy & advice on eligibility for benefits and services; transportation; senior companions; health insurance counseling; caregiver resources. www.SeniorSolutionsVT.org; Senior HelpLine, 800-642-5119
Cover Home Repair. Home repair projects (income sensitive), Recover Store, White River Junction. For used merchandise (donations accepted as well). 802-296-7241
Green Mountain RSVP Matches individual volunteers with agencies and neighbors. Mentors in schools. Linda Husband, 802-885-2083.
Head Rest. 24 hour hotline dealing with suicide, crisis, and substance abuse. Refers to other services. Substance abuse counseling on a sliding scale basis. Michael Cryans, Executive Director, 603-448-4872
Health Care & Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont. Out-patient mental health services; alcohol and drug treatment services; and community rehabilitation and treatment. 674-2539 (Windsor office) or 1-800-622-4235 (24 hour emergency service).
Lifeline DHMC 603-653-1610 or 888-699-4034
Ottauquechee Health Foundation, Woodstock. Promotes healthy aging; limited assistance with health care costs, 802-457-4188
Southeastern Vermont Community Action. Community-based anti-poverty program. Services include: weatherization; emergency services, e.g. fuel/utility, housing, food assistance; crisis intervention; tax preparation. Stephen Geller, Executive Director, Main Office – Westminster, 802 722-4575
Volunteers in Action (office in Windsor). Connects neighbors in need with volunteers who assist with: transportation; shopping; chores; friendly visits; telephone contact; reading; walking; companionship; installation of life lines; shoveling and raking. Sponsors Meals on Wheels and congregate meals in Windsor, Ascutney, and Hartland. Jannice Ellen, Director, 674-5971
Veterans Administration Medical Center, White River Junction. Toll Free 866-687-8387, (866-OUR-VETS), or local 802-295-9363
Windsor Connection Resource Center, 1 Railroad Plaza, Windsor. Resources Guide for families, http://www.mappvt.org/wcrc 674-2900
Volunteers in Action (office in Windsor). See above. Jannice Ellen, Director, 674-5971
Advance Transit. Free public transportation on weekdays, www.AdvanceTransit.com, 802-295-1824
CT River Transit, Springfield - pick up at the Hartland Park & Ride, www.crtransit.org, 802-885-5162
Home Care Services
Armistead Caregiver Services. Screened/trained professionals provide non-medical home-care and support services. Live At Home Program. 603-448-7088 or 866-284-1912, www.armisteadinc.com
Bayada Hospice Services. Full service Medicare certified Hospice care. www.bayada.com. 802-254-7071 or 1-888-422-9232
Care Pro. Professional caregivers providing home health care. 802-649-2175.
Comfort Zone, Inc. Home health care providers. 603-381-1321
Comfort Keepers 30 Bank St Lebanon, NH www.comfortkeepers.com 800-990-0727
Health Information and Referral Services. Registry of screened caregivers to be paid privately for their services. No charge for referral. Susan Jantos, 802-457-3030 ext 203
Kathy’s Caregivers, Inc P.O. Box 293, Norwich VT 05055, 40 years in business providing home health care. Please call 802-291-2174
Never Alone. Program of the palliative medicine service, DHMC. 603-445-5619 or 802-843-2598
Visiting Nurse and Hospice Alliance of VT and NH. Home health care; long-term care; hospice services; maternal and child health services; and clinics. 603-298-8399 or 800-575-5162, www.vnahospicevtnh.org
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Hartland Farmers' Market - Music Schedule
Attached is the music schedule for the 2011 Hartland Farmers' Market. Please find the complete market schedule and information in this Web site's Events Calendar.
Last Updated (Wednesday, 29 June 2011 21:01)
July 4 Schedule of Events
Last Updated (Wednesday, 29 June 2011 15:58)
AiH Newsletter #2, June 2011
AiH (Aging in Hartland), Newsletter #2, June 2011
AiH float in parade and booth at Old Home Day – July 4!
- The Senior Social Activities Committee will have a prize-winning (we hope!) float for the parade and a booth at Old Home Day. The booth, with AiH volunteers on hand, will have relevant materials as well as information about our services and contacts.
- Count the marbles at our booth & win a maple syrup prize for the closest guess! - Be sure to be at the parade to cheer for the AiH float!!!
Indoor/Outdoor Volunteers (Steering Comm. mtg. 6/16/11) - Mary Servant agreed to serve, until July 4, as primary contact to receive
requests for both indoor and outdoor assistance and then contact the volunteers
(indoor or outdoor) to meet it - We have nineteen volunteers who indicated on the 60+Survey that they are available for outdoor chores - and five for Indoor chores
Help us to get the word out that we are ready to get to work!
Healthcare Support Committee (Mtg. 6/20/11) - Martha Coutermarsh and Vicki Lawrence (both RN’s) have agreed to co-chair the
Drivers (Orientations, 6/8 and 6/15/11) - Six Hartland volunteers have been oriented and are now certified volunteer drivers through VIA (Volunteers in Action) and several have already been put to work - Our partnership with Volunteers in Action (VIA) means that drivers are covered by the Mt. Ascutney Hospital liability policy and that VIA staff have visited the neighbor requesting services, learning the situation and securing directions for drivers - Trips can be arranged – by requesting to VIA (674-5971) three days in advance - for appointments, shopping, senior activities, etc. - It is suggested by VIA that the neighbor offer to reimburse the driver for the cost of gas
Budget/Finances (Steering Committee, 6/16) - AiH will need additional funding in order pursue our endeavors (mailings, phone, copying) - We will look for grants, gifts, etc from a number of sources to help us continue this work. - Please let us know if you think of funding opportunities!
Shared Housing (Steering Comm., 6/16) - This is a service we would like to offer in Hartland - Jeff Bell will continue to explore state resources and possibilities
Advance Directives (Steering Comm., 6/16) - The group agreed that providing information about and training in completing Advance Directives is an important service we can provide. - Several members have professional experience working with persons to complete AD’s. - Decided to set a date for an Advance Directive workshop at the library this fall - Will have copies of VT AD workbooks/forms at 4th of July booth
Public Presentation (Steering Comm., 6/16) - Will invite Matt Dunne to speak on a September afternoon about the proposed health care program for Vermont - John Bartholomew, Hartland Rep to VT House, might join him.
NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING: July 14th at 4PM
NEXT MEMBERSHIP MEETING: September
Last Updated (Sunday, 26 June 2011 18:57)
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