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Resources for Seniors

Meals on Wheels

Providing meal deliveries Tuesday through Friday to older Vermonters and to Vermont Center of Independent Living recipients.  Homemade freezer meals are available for holidays, non-delivery days, and weekends. Meals on Wheels of Lamoille County prepares over 1,100 meals each week.

Eligibility criteria :

  • Age 60 years or over
  • Spouse, regardless of age, of eligible individuals, including a caregiver
  • Individuals under 60 years of age with a disability, who resides with an eligible individual

 

TAKEOUT meals available:

  • Call 802-888-5011 the day before to place your take out order.
  • $5.00 for over 60, $7.00 for under 60

 

Central Vermont Council on Aging

Their helpline is 1-800-642-5119. They provide an array of services including: options counseling, case management, health insurance & medicare counseling, transportation, food & nutrition services, and housing. Fuel assistance available seasonally.

 

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

If you’re 60 or older, Vermont Foodbank and CSFP will cover the staples so you can save money on groceries and eat the nutritious, tasty foods you love.

 

Associates for Training and Development (A4TD)

Trains people 55+ who are low income and have barriers to employment so they can become actively employed.

 

Cambridge Cares

"Neighbors-helping-neighbors” program: information about resources, supports with housing, heat, hunger, transportation and other needs. Volunteers with seniors or the disabled. 802-730-2588 or 802-644-2927

 

 

Age in place

Village-to-Village neighbors help neighbors age in the place of their choosing. Volunteer and join:

 

Large-print books

The Vermont ABLE library offers free access to all genres of large-print and digital talking books, print braille picture books and audio-described DVDs. More here.

 

Healthy living

Bone Builders class: Everyone is welcome, attend when you can, all levels of ability encouraged to join. Free. Email Maxine Adams at maxineladams@gmail.com for more information.

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