Links

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Community Legal Aid –  515 Main St, Fitchburg, MA 01420 (855) 252-5342

Health Services

LifePath 101 Munson Street, Suite 201, Greenfield, MA 01301 (413) 773-5555

Medicare 1-800-633-4227 – (TTY 1-877-486-2048)

MassHealth – 1-800-841-2900

Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213(TTY 1-800-325-0778) mass

Gardner Office  354 Main St STE 2, Gardner, MA 01440 (844) 371-8116 

Fitchburg Office881 Main St #1, Fitchburg, MA 01420 (877) 319-0728

Emerson Hospital Free Classes for People with Parkinson’s and Caregivers

Medicare: Find and compare doctors, nursing homes, and other providers

Financial Assistance

SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 1-833-712-8027

Fuel Assistance N. E. Farm Workers’ Council, 473 Maine St., Fitchburg, MA 01420 978-342-4520

Meals on Wheels Contact LifePath ( 413-773-5555) or Athol Council on Aging (978-249-8986)

Prescriptio Advantage – State-sponsored prescription drug assistance program for seniors and people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Lowers costs of prescriptions in the Donut Hole or the Gap, and provides a Special Enrollment Period one time per year if your Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan need to be changed. For more information or to download an application or or apply online, visit the Prescription Advantage Web Page.

FYI

NeedyMeds Webinars Webinars to stay informed aboustate-sponsored prescription drug assistance program for seniors and people with disabilities in Massachusetts.t a variety of health-related issues.

Literacy Volunteers of Athol/Orange 568 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331   (978) 249-5381

Paying For Senior Care Lots of good information for older adults.

Daily CaringHelpful information and practical tips that make caring for your parent, spouse, relative, or friend a little bit easier. You can sign up for a daily newsletter.

Caring.comMore helpful information for caregivers and for seniors looking for senior living and senior care options

Dementia GuideGuide to having difficult end-of-life conversation with older adults with dementia

Around The Area

Seeds of Solidarity Farm – Deb and Ricky Habib – 165 Chestnut Hill Rd., Orange

Petersham CommonArea news and events

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