Support & Services at Home
What is SASH?
SASH coordinates the resources of social service agencies, community health providers and nonprofit housing organizations to support Vermonters who choose to live independently at home. Individualized, on-site support is provided by a Wellness Nurse and a trained SASH Care Coordinator.
Who does SASH serve?
SASH serves seniors and individuals with special needs who receive Medicare support and who live in congregate housing – or the surrounding community. Today, SASH touches the lives of approximately 5,000 people across the state of Vermont.
Visit the SASH website for more information.
What to do if family member or friend is At Risk for Falls?
If someone you know is at an increasing risk for falls, there are steps you can take to help. The National Council On Aging offers 6 Steps for Preventing Falls Among Your Older Love One, which can help guide you in helping older adults to stay healthy and prevent falls from occurring. This information can be accessed here.
For further information about how to help a loved one, please contact the Vermont Senior HelpLine at (800) 642-5119.