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Community Legal Aid – 515 Main St, Fitchburg, MA 01420 (855) 252-5342
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 Office – 881 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
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.
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 Caring – Helpful 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.com– More helpful information for caregivers and for seniors looking for senior living and senior care options
Dementia Guide – Guide to having difficult end-of-life conversation with older adults with dementia
Resume Builder – Some useful information for seniors wanting to re-enter the job market
Around The Area
Seeds of Solidarity Farm – Deb and Ricky Habib – 165 Chestnut Hill Rd., Orange
Petersham Common – Area news and events