Senior Citizens Information

HELP FOR SENIOR CITIZENS PERKINS LIBRARY’S WEBSITE

For people who are “print disabled,” that is, blind, visually impaired or dyslexic, the Perkins School for the Blind offers a Braille and Talking Book Library. The Library provides free public library services for anyone who needs them.


spencer council on agingThumbs upSenior Services Offered:
*Flile of Life Fuel Assistance
*Healthcare Proxy SNAP (food stamps)
*HIPAA Release Forms MassHealth Info and forms
*Homestead Act Mass Health Buy In
*TriValley Elder Services Extra Help with Medicare
*SCM Elderbus S.H.I.N.E. (Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders)
*Prescription Advantage


Meals on Wheels

Veggies smileAt the core of the Meals on Wheels service is a nutritious meal, companionship and a watchful eye on the health and safety of our seniors. For those who have trouble getting around, we bring the service to you. For those who can still venture out into their communities, we serve in gathering places, such as senior centers and community facilities.


Medicare

medicareThe health insurance that begins at age 65…

Benefits Check Up 

benefits checkup council on agingThis site has information on getting medical perscription coverage and food assistance…

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDCHealth Information for Older Adults contains information on disease, mental health and aging…


Planning Your Doctor Visit

StethescopeMake lists, and what to bring with you…

Staying Healthy Over 50

Healthy livingAging well is about taking care of yourself on many different levels. These articles can help you explore the aspects of life that contribute most to health and happiness as you age.

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging 

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Mental, respitory, vision…

Falls and Older Adults

fallingCauses and risk factors,  making adaptations…

Health & You: Seniors and Swimming

swimFire Prevention Preparedness for Seniors 

fire extinguisher and exclamation signYoung Heart Tips for Older Adults

heart and veggieInformation on health, eating, activity…

Understand Alzheimer’s and Dimentia

Living a quality life in the early stage of dementia is a choice. These resources help empower you to take steps to live well for as long as possible, find the confidence to face challenges ahead, and ensure you have a voice in how you live your best life with dementia.


Eldercare Locator

question mark and personEldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

Family Caregiver Alliance

care Information to support caregivers…


Worcester Public Library Website Worcester Public LibraryLots of website information for Seniors. It is kept very current!