3 Squares VT is a nutrition program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that boosts your food budget. If you are over 65 or receive SSI and have a checking or savings account, you do not have to get a swipe card. Your benefits can be deposited right into your bank account. For more information, contact Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging at (802) 786-5991.
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A Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group is held the first Monday of each month to share stories, provide support, suggest strategies, etc. We meet on the first floor of the RSVP/FGP/One-2-One office at 6 Court Street – next to Grace Congregational Church. Please park in the church parking lot, walk down the driveway next to the office and enter in the side door off the ramp. Any questions, please call Nan at (802) 775-8220, Ext. 101 or Email Nan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Health Diabetes Support Group is held the second Wednesday of every month there’s a place where you are welcome to talk about diabetes, ask questions of diabetes educators and give your ideas, thoughts and support to anyone who is affected by diabetes.
Community Health and Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Diabetes & Endocrinology Center have joined together to organize the monthly program 1-2pm at the RRMC Diabetes & Endocrinology Center
For more information, contact RRMC Diabetes Center: Donna Hunt, 802-775-7844
For fall prevention tips, visit https://www.seniorliving.org/research/injury-prevention-guide/
For senior living assistance for seniors, their families and caregivers:
To prevent unwanted Phone calls, enroll in the Do Not Call Registry at www.donotcall.gov or call toll free 1-888-382-1222. Registry is good for five years.
Many activities and programs are available for older Wallingford residents, and the Wallingford Seniors group, in cooperation with the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging, is trying to get the word out.
Another program intended to keep Seniors active and healthy is the “Bone Builders” program held at the Gilbert Hart Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.