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.
Senior 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 *Help with Medicare *SCM Elderbus *S.H.I.N.E. (Serving the Health Info Needs of Elders) *Prescription Advantage *Fuel Assistance
At 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.
Meals on Wheels at Howe Village Housing. Call to sign up. 508-885-3904. Meals can be delivered to your home 5 days per week. Call the number listed above for more information, and a reservation for meals.
A special phone line is available for SNAP Seniors and their assisting persons/organizations. 833-712-8027
Staying Healthy Over 50Aging 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.
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.
Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing senior living assistance to the elderly. Senior Guidance provides a number of helpful resources and articles on aging, senior care, mental health, dementia, Alzheimer’s, care-giving and more.
Eldercare LocatorEldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
Free Fun Online Activities: Games, Crafts, Art projects, Virtual tours (Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, catacombs), NY Times crossword puzzles, and lots more. The lists are broken down into categories. Many of the links are of interest to all ages!
Take MA Pike Route 90 to Exit 9. After tolls, take the exit
for Route 20 East/Charlton. Follow Route 20E past Walmart plaza
(on your left). After Walmart, move into the LEFT lane. Take
left onto Route 49. Follow Route 49 to end. Take right onto
Route 9 East. At 2nd light, take LEFT onto Route 31
North/Pleasant St. The Library is on your right. Parking lot is
across the street from the Library’s main entrance.