Karen Harant

Medicare Counseling

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Medicare Counseling
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) The SHIP is a federally-funded grant program with the mission to empower, educate, and assist Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers through objective outreach, counseling, and training to make informed health insurance decisions that optimize access to care and benefits. SHIP is funded by…

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Information, Assistance and Resources

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Information, Assistance and Resources
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) seeks to address the frustrations many older adults, people with disabilities, and family members experience when trying to learn about and access long-term services and supports. The ADRC raises visibility about the full range of available options; provide objective information, advice, counseling and…

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Medicare Fraud Education

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Medicare Fraud Education
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) is a program whose mission is to educate Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers about Medicare benefits and to empower them to prevent, detect and report health care fraud, errors and abuse.  Through a partnership with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Aging…

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Money Minders

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Money Minders
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

Are you having a difficult time getting your bills paid on time? Do you need help balancing your checkbook? Could you use assistance in setting up a budget?  Eastern Area Agency on Aging’s Money Minders program matches trained, insured, volunteers with consumers needing assistance in establishing a monthly budget, paying…

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Commodity Supplemental Food Program

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Commodity Supplemental Food Program
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons, at least 60 years of age, by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA foods. These monthly food packages include a variety of items such as: non-fat dry and ultra pasteurized milk, juice, Farina, canned meat/poultry or…

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Doorstep Dining

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Doorstep Dining
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

The guidelines for becoming a Doorstep Dining customer are: You must be on an established delivery route OR be willing to pick-up the meals at one of our several locations The meals are $6.25 for regular meals and specialty meals (pureed, vegetarian, gluten free, etc.) are $8. There is a…

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Meals on Wheels

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Meals on Wheels
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

The criteria for receiving Meals on Wheels: Must be 60 years of age or older, be homebound and unable to leave their house without assistance Must be unable to prepare a meal and have no one available to prepare a meal Available on short or long term basis, depending on…

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Community Cafes

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Community Cafes
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

Our Community Cafes are reopening!  Check here often for updates regarding a community Cafe’ opening near you!   Community Cafe sites are more than just a place to go to enjoy delicious meals. Many dining sites have games and music to make the day fun. People come to the dining sites…

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Veterans Directed Care (VDC)

May 4, 2018 Comments Off on Veterans Directed Care (VDC)
February 28 @ 5:55 pm

VDC is a self-directed home care support program for Veterans. VDC is designed to assist a Veteran in directing services and supports while they continue to live in their own home.  The program is provided in collaboration with the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Togus VA Medical Center. To…

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