Category Archives: Senior Services
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CFSP)
For income eligible seniors.
Southern NH Services (SNHS)
(Hillsborough County residents)
Southwestern Community Services (SCS)
603-352-7512 Ext. 4240
(Cheshire County residents)
Meals on Wheels
Hancock, Greenfield, Greenville, Peterborough, Mason, New Ipswich and Temple: 603-878-3109
Dublin, Jaffrey, Rindge: 603-532-7263
Hillsborough, Bennington, Deering, Francestown, and Windsor: 603-464-3553
Meals delivered by paid staff and volunteers to people age 60 and over, Monday through Friday, lunch or supper $2.50/day or $12.50/week. Meals also available to people under age 60 who fit specific guidelines.
HOUSING FOR INCOME ELIGIBLE SENIORS and PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Antrim Village Apartments
603-878-2400 SK Properties
603-352-7512 SCS Management Company
Village of Jaffrey
603-669-8551 Eastpoint Properties
Pine Street Apartments
603-878-1247 Contoocook Housing Trust
Pine View Apartments (formerly Prescott Hill)
603-641-2163 Stewart Property Management
603-878-2400 SK Properties
Southern NH Services
RiverMead Lifecare Community
Scott-Farrar Assisted Living
Summerhill Assisted Living
NURSING HOMES AND CARE COMMUNITIES
Pheasant Wood Care & Rehabilitation Center – Genesis HealthCare
603-924-7267 Peterborough www.genesishcc.com/PheasantWood
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
603-532-8762 Jaffrey www.goodshepherdrehabcenter.org
HOME-BASED CAREGIVER SERVICES
Armistead Senior Care
Toll free: 877-448-7088, or Phone: 603-277-9119
Offering home-based, non-medical personal care and other support services for seniors and people living with disabilities.
Monadnock at Home
Serving the towns east of Mt. Monadnock, helping seniors 62 & over live their lives to the fullest while staying in their own home. Services include transportation to appointments and once-a-week grocery trips, help with simple maintenance or basic technical problems, social and educational opportunities, telephone check-ins, and volunteer opportunities. Membership only; call for more information.
603-352-2227 Keene Area
In-home care services offering personal care, companionship, and home safety solutions.
HomeWatch Caregivers of Peterborough and Nashua
603-924-5924 Peterborough Area
In-home care-giving provides a wide array of services – from elder care to care for chronic conditions – to maintain your loved one’s healthy and independent lifestyle. www.homewatchcaregivers.com
Seniors Helping Seniors
Offering home-based, non-medical personal care (light housekeeping, shopping, cooking, mowing the lawn, etc.) and other support services for seniors, by seniors.
Granite State Independent Living (GSIL)
Consumer directed personal care services enable individuals to live independently in their homes and community through the support of attendant care workers who many assist with personal care, household management and community access.
INFORMATION AND SUPPORT
Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services
1-800-351-1888 (toll free)
Adult protective services (18 years+) for physical or emotional abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation. Adult Protection Central Intake Unit 1-800-040-0470 (toll free) Information on services for people with vision or hearing loss: 1-800-351-1888 X 9097
Department of Health and Human Services
1-603-357-3510 Keene District Office or 1-800-624-9700
TDD Access Relay 1-800-735-2964
Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
To discuss a question or concern regarding a resident of a licensed long-term care facility.
Castle Center Life Enrichment Day Program (HCS)
352-2253 or 800-541-4145 Keene
Provides a safe and stimulating environment for older adults with health conditions which limit independence.
Compassionate Friends Support
603-289-0153 Monadnock Chapter
Support for people dealing with the death of a child, grief education.
Friendly Bus (HCS)
352-8494 Keene Mon – Fri 8AM – 4PM Wednesday – provides transportation to DHMC-Lebanon and to VA Center at White River Junction, VT. (Please call for details)
Provides specialized, door-to-door transportation services for the elderly and approved adults with disabilities over 18 years of age in Keene.
Keene Senior Center
Provides a community center-based program of activities designed to meet the social, recreational, and educational needs of the region’s adult population 50 years of age and older.
Legal Assistance, NH
800-562-3994 Claremont (Monadnock area)
New Hampshire Legal Assistance provides free legal help to low-income and senior (60+) persons who cannot afford a private attorney. Handles legal matters involving health care, public and private housing issues, food stamps, welfare, unemployment compensation, utility shut-off, debt collection, and nursing home problems.
M-F 8:30 am – 5 pm
Monadnock ServiceLink Resource Center
Individuals and families of all ages and abilities may call for information about resources and help. ServiceLink can follow a person for 90 days, and can do home visits.
Long term care counseling for seniors and adults with disabilities.
National Able Network
855-994-8300 Toll Free
The senior community service employment program offers seniors 55 and older support, resources and career counseling.
RSVP / Monadnock Volunteer Center
603-924-7350 The Greater Peterborough Region
Using the skills and talents of people of all ages to provide solutions to meet community needs through volunteerism: friendly visits, telephone reassurance phone calls, transportation to medical appointments, minor household repairs.
The Samaritans, Inc.
603-357-5505 Keene 1-800-273-8255 National Hotline
Befriending people in crisis situations, emergency intervention. Will not accept collect calls in crisis situations.
Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired
A statewide no cost program providing services to adults 55 and older, with significant hearing loss, living at home. Services may include assessment, skill training, and adaptive aids and devices.
Social Security Administration
Federal program of financial and medical benefits for the elderly, the disabled, widows, and survivors. Supplementary Security Income provides cash payments to families with disabled children.
800-272-3900 Help line
Information, referral, support and education.
Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS)
Variety of services that assist people with recovery at home after an illness or injury. Services include visiting nurses; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; medi¬cal social workers; home health aides and hospice care. HCS offers programs that provide long term in-home assistance.
Monadnock Adult Care Center
22 North Street, Jaffrey
Improves the quality of life of participants, families, and caregivers while supporting an individual’s efforts to remain independent. Offers structured care during the day to adults with physical, emotional, and/or social challenges. Transportation may be available. www.mfs.org
Greater Nashua Dental Connection – Nashua
Providing access to affordable oral health care to those in need. Call with questions about eligibility, services and/or to discuss your specific situation. By appointment. nashuadentalconnection.org