Food insecurity is a significant problem for many families. The USDA runs the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) with a mission to End Hunger and Move People Forward to Self Sufficiency. Receiving SNAP benefits can make a big difference in your family’s monthly food budget. The Cameron Sr Center is a SNAP site for all Westford town residents.Continue reading “Sign up for SNAP Benefits at the Cameron Sr Center”
Category Archives: health
Do you like to play games? So do we! Come join us at the Cameron Sr Ctr!
Bingo Ping Pong Cribbage Wednesdays, 12:30 Canasta/ Hand and Foot Thursdays, 12:30 Bridge Thursdays, 2:30PM
New Town of Westford Mobile Clinician Services for Mental Health Care
How does the Westford Mobile Clinician work?If you, a loved one or fellow community member are experiencing a mental health challenge and are currently awaiting care, Westford may be able to help. The Town of Westford acknowledges an overwhelming need for mental health appointments, resulting in long waitlists. We want to help shorten this waitContinue reading “New Town of Westford Mobile Clinician Services for Mental Health Care”
Want a phone buddy?
FRIENDLY CALLS: This pandemic has created social challenges for many, leading some to isolation and loneliness. If you would like to hear a friendly voice, Annette can set you up with a volunteer for regular calls. This is a win/win program where volunteers get to help and folks home alone benefit from contact. Please letContinue reading “Want a phone buddy?”
Medicare Part D Issues?
What can you do if you’ve reached the donut hole? If you have reached or are about to reach that gap in your Part D plan, the Commonwealth’s Prescription Advantage program can help. For individuals with an annual income less than $38,640 (single) or $52,260 (married), Prescription Advantage can lower your co-payments while in thisContinue reading “Medicare Part D Issues?”
Encourage family and friends: Get the Covid-19 Vaccine!
If you’ve already gotten your COVID-19 vaccine — that’s great! With 80% of people 65 and older fully vaccinated, older adults are leading the charge in getting their COVID-19 vaccination. Now it‘s time for your friends and loved ones to get their vaccine, if they haven‘t already. And with the Delta variant spreading across the country, this isContinue reading “Encourage family and friends: Get the Covid-19 Vaccine!”
Do you have a File of Life?
The File of Life (FOL) program provides critical medical information to emergency response personnel during a medical emergency. The program is offered free to persons 60 years and older. A FILE OF LIFE is a great safety document all should have in their household. With one’s health being the primary concern this past year please makeContinue reading “Do you have a File of Life?”
Anxious about “reentering” life? Reach out for support!
What a year it has been for all of us! We’ve all been impacted in some way by the pandemic and hopefully putting the challenges behind us and moving forward. With the Cameron Sr Center reopening, warmer weather here and more folks getting vaccinated things are trending in the right direction. We truly hope toContinue reading “Anxious about “reentering” life? Reach out for support!”
Virtual Education by ALZHEIMERS’ ASSOCIATION OF MA/NH
Knowledge is power. Attend Alzheimer’s Association free education programs and learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Understanding the challenges will help you take control. They teach you strategies to manage day-to-day—as someone living with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis or as a care partner. All programs are… Presented virtually, to prevent the spread of COVID-19; PresentedContinue reading “Virtual Education by ALZHEIMERS’ ASSOCIATION OF MA/NH”
Westford Srs: Homebound but need the Vaccine? Lowell General Hospital will come to you!
In a continuing partnership between Lowell General Hospital, the Town of Westford Health Department, and the Cameron Senior Center; Lowell General Hospital will be providing a mobile Covid-19 vaccination clinic to homebound residents unable to travel to vaccination sites. If you or someone you know is in need of this service, feel free to contactContinue reading “Westford Srs: Homebound but need the Vaccine? Lowell General Hospital will come to you!”