Links and Resources

Vermont 2-1-1

The Vermont 2-1-1 database contains detailed descriptions of programs and services available to Vermonters that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others. Simply dial 2-1-1 – a local call from anywhere in Vermont. The Vermont 2-1-1 contact center is available 24/7 On the web at: https://vermont211.org/

Adult Day Programs

University of Vermont Home Health and Hospice (formerly the Visiting Nurse Association) Sites are located at 1110 Prim Road in Colchester (802-860-4458), 412 Farrell Street in South Burlington (802-862-6610), & 25 Pinecrest Drive in Essex Junction (802-878-7885). Main Office (802-860-4407) Specialized Memory Care is available at the South Burlington and Essex Junction locations. Transportation is available through C.I.D.E.R. https://www.uvmhomehealth.org/

Carepartners Adult Day Center Located at 640 Franklin Park West in Saint Albans (802-527-0548) Transportation is available through C.I.D.E.R. https://www.carepartnersvt.org/

Advance Directives for Medical Decision-Making

Vermont Ethics Network information and forms: https://vtethicsnetwork.org/

Citizens Assistance Registry for Emergencies (CARE)

CARE is a tool designed to assist Vermont responders to potentially provide special assistance the event of a wide-scale emergency. https://e911.vermont.gov/care Or call the C.I.D.E.R. office at 372-6425 and we can send you the form.

Entertainment

A Link to every Sondheim musical courtesy of Broadwaydirect.com:

https://broadwaydirect.com/a-complete-roundup-of-every-sondheim-musical/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketingcloud&utm_campaign=BD384&mcid=b2MyZnE4b0EwZEp5L3g4d0FLV292Q0l6eWQ5eTZjd2g

Food

Food Shelves

Northwest Family Foods A food shelf serving Franklin & Grand Isle Counties. Franklin-Grand Isle Community Action 5 Lemnah Drive Saint Albans, VT 05478 http://www.northwestfamilyfoods.org/

Food Shelves located in Grand Isle County

Champlain Islands Food Shelf Wednesdays - 1 to 4pm; First Saturday of each month - 9 to 11am; Grand Isle United Methodist Church, Grand Isle www.champlainislandsfoodshelf.org

Islands In the Sun Senior Center, Alburgh

Last 2 Tuesdays/month, 11am & Saturdays, 11am (802) 999-5862

Saint Joseph’s Church, Isle La Motte

Last 2 Tuesdays/month, 12pm (802) 527-7392

Town Clerk’s Office parking lot, South Hero

Saturdays, 9-11am available to anyone who has not picked up food at the GI food shelf that week. (802) 372-4962

Saint Amadeus Church, Alburgh

Wednesdays & Fridays, 9am (802)796-3481

Food Shelf On Wheels, Grand Isle County (A partnership between Northwest Family Foods and C.I.D.E.R.)

4th Friday/month (802) 372-6425

Home Delivered Senior Meals

C.I.D.E.R. Neighbor Meals, Grand Isle County

Hot lunches Mondays & Thursdays with frozen meals available for additional days $3 per meal donation requested. (802) 372-6425

Age Well Meals On Wheels, Grand Isle County

Chilled lunches Monday through Friday with additional meals available $5 per meal donation requested. (800) 642-5119

Home Security For Seniors

Information on home security cameras to help keep seniors safe. (Thanks to Kallie and her students for this info!)

https://www.cctvcameraworld.com/home-security-keeping-seniors-safe.html

Hospice Services

University of Vermont Home Health & Hospice (802) 658-1900 https://www.uvmhomehealth.org/hospice-care/

Bayada Hospice (802) 448-1610

Other Resources of interest to seniors provided by Age Well

Memory Care

Memory care information for Vermonters: https://www.memorycare.com/memory-care-in-vermont/

Public Transportation

The regional public transportation provider serving Franklin & Grand Isle Counties is Green Mountain Transit (802-527-2181) https://ridegmt.com/regions/franklingrand-isle-counties/ GMT contracts with C.I.D.E.R. to provide transportation for Grand Isle County older adults, persons with disabilities, and Medicaid recipients deemed “transportation eligible”. Please note that all Medicaid rides provided by C.I.D.E.R. must be pre-authorized by the requesting rider calling GMT at least 48 hours in advance.

Vermont Agency of Transportation Go! Vermont Information about public transportation, ridesharing, vanpools, and more. https://www.connectingcommuters.org/

Smoke Alarm Installed (FREE!)

American Red Cross To schedule an installation call 1-800-464-6692 Ext. 0 or on line at https://www.redcross.org/local/new-hampshire-vermont/about-us/our-work/home-fire-campaign/smoke-alarm-request-.html

THE ISLANDER NEWSPAPER

Local information published weekly (Tuesdays) Phone: 802-372-5600 On line at: https://www.theislandernewspaper.com/

Volunteer Opportunities

United Way of Northwest Vermont Volunteer Connection A variety of volunteer opportunities throughout northwestern Vermont https://unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com/

Age Well Volunteer opportunities serving seniors in northwest Vermont https://www.agewellvt.org/giving-back/volunteer




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