Adult Day Centers in Vermont – statewide list of adult day centers
Vermont Adult Protective Services – APS investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult or complaints against a facility or agency that provides health care. Contact the VT Agency of Human Services, Div. of Licensing & Protection at 1-800-564-1612.
Vermont Advance Directives Registry (VADR) - secure online registry of advance directives. Registry allows for 24 hour access to Advance Directives by hospitals and health care providers across the country.
Vermont Ethics Network - access to Vermont Advance Directives for Health Care forms
Road Scholar - educational adventures created by Elderhostel
River Arts Elder Arts program in Lamoille County
UVM Osher Lifelong Learning - lectures and films
Assistive Technology Exchange in New England - offers web-based clearinghouse for affordable assistive technology.
Vermont Assistive Technology Program - state program to increase statewide access to assistive technology to people of all ages and abilities.
Vermont Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program - free adaptive telephone equipment
Benefits Check Up - comprehensive web-based service of the National Council on Aging to screen for public and private benefits programs for seniors across the U.S. with limited income and resources.
mybenefits.vt.gov - official State of Vermont website for public benefits such as 3SquaresVT, Fuel Assistance and state health insurance programs. The Benefits Service Center can be reached at 1-800-479-6151.
Vermont 2-1-1 provides all people in Vermont free access to community resources through information and referral through a searchable website or by calling 2-1-1.
Toothwisdom.org - oral health resources for older adults
Deaf Independence Program (DIP) - the goal of DIP is to achieve equal opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing people; provides information, peer counseling and advocacy. DIP is a program of Vermont Center for Independent Living at 1-800-639-1522 (Voice & TTY).
Vermont Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (VABVI) - provides comprehensive support, training, and services to visually impaired persons of all ages.
Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL) -services include: information & referral, peer advocacy and community outreach, individual and group skills training, systems advocacy; also meals on wheels, home access program, and funding for services and equipment. Call the I-line at 1-800-639-1522 (Voice & TTY).
AARP Driver Safety Program - test your driving IQ, take the driver safety online course, and locate AARP driver safety programs in your community
Family Conversations with Older Drivers - safe driving for a lifetime
Eldercare Locator - nationwide registry to help elders and families locate resources in any community in the United States.
Vermont Associates for Training & Development - Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides employment training opportunities to assist Vermonters 55+ gain job skills. Call 1-800-439-3307.
Guardianship of Older Adults – prepared by Vermont Law Help, this document answers frequently asked questions regarding guardianship
Office of Public Guardian - Division of Disability and Aging Services
USDA Home Repair Loan and Grant Programs - provide assistance to very low income owners of modest single family homes in rural areas for home improvements to remove health and safety hazards or to make a home accessible for household members with disabilities.
VCIL Home Access Program - provides home entry and bathroom accessibility modification to low-income Vermonters with physical disabilities.
Central Vermont Medical Center - in Berlin (Washington County)
Copley Hospital - in Morrisville (Lamoille County)
Gifford Medical Center - in Randolph (Orange County)
GEN SILENT - documentary about Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender older people who face fear of discrimination and abuse as the age and require services.
Vermont Diversity Health Project - VDHP's mission is to improve the health and wellness of LGBTQ Vermonters.
Vermont Nursing Homes by County list – prepared by DAIL- Div. of Licensing & Protection
Independence at Home – call 802-498-5770
Social Security Administration - calculate and apply for Social Security, disability & SSI, and survivors benefits
Lifeline/Link Up - programs to assist low-income households to acquire and maintain telephone services administered by VT Dept. of Children and Families at 1-800-287-058
Vermont Telecommunications Relay Service - connects deaf, hard-of-hearing and speech-impaired persons with users of regular telephones (Dial 711).
Vermont State Treasurer's office - click on link or call 1-800-642-3191 to check for abandoned or unclaimed property
CVAA – serving Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties
Area Agency on Aging for the Northeastern Kingdom (NEVAAA) – serving Caledonia, Essex and Orleans counties
Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) – serving Lamoille, Washington and Orange counties
Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) – serving Rutland and Bennington counties
Senior Solutions – Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont, serving Windham and Windsor counties
Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs - benefits and programs or call 1-888-666-9844
Veterans Benefits Administration - benefits for veterans and dependents
White River Junction VA Medical Center - or call toll-free 866-687-9363
Safe Return (Alzheimer’s Association and Medic Alert) - or call 1-800-863-3429
Weatherization program – is reduces energy costs for low-income families by improving energy efficiency through insulation and draft reduction measures. Call Central Vermont Community Action Council at 1-800-639-1053.
Vermont’s Weatherization program – is designed to help low income Vermonters save fuel and money by improving the energy efficiency of their homes.