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Title: Resources for Vermont's Elderly


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Resources for Vermonts Elderly
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When it comes to caring your elderly loved ones,
a team approach is always best
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Here are a few government resources available to
Vermonts elderly
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Food and Drug Administration FDA.GOV
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This is a great resource to be sure prescription
drugs arent dangerous when taken with other
medicines
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Its also a place where caretakers can keep up
with the latest in drug breakthroughs and advances
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Vermonts Political Arm
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Did you know that every single senator in this
country has a staff whose sole purpose is to
remain current on elder affairs?
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Not only that, but theyre compassionate people
with no ulterior motives
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They simply want to look out for the elderly in
their state
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Whether its to advise a caretaker or go to bat
for seniors over a possible new law, this is a
great way to keep you finger on the pulse of
potential legislative changes
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Visit senate.gov and then click on the Vermont
Senators link
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  • Also, check with your state representative

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They may also (though its not as certain as your
senators office) have a staff dedicated to elder
affairs
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Visit house.gov and then click on the Vermont
link
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Area Agency on Aging
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Many are unaware that their local Area Agency on
Aging is federally mandated
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Its staff includes professionals who can help
provide drivers to doctors appointments, Meals
on Wheels and a host of other duties you might
need
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You can meet with a counselor to discuss the
various community programs and help you with
anything you might wish to do including making
an appointment for you
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Also, other community programs like reading
programs, are available
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Department of Veterans Affairs
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This site is chock-full of resources outside of
qualifying for benefits
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There are employment updates and opportunities,
resources for women veterans and homeless veterans
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Find information for survivors
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Learn more about the adaptive sports program
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As always, our team of elder care and estate
planning lawyers remain committed to our clients
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Its more about keeping all of the avenues open
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Sometimes, its the little things that can change
communities and these resources can provide
caregivers and the elderly vital information and
maybe find less stress in the process
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Know More About Elder Care for Vermonts Elderly
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Click to visit www.UnsworthLaw.net
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