December Resource of the Month

The winter season brings joy for many, but can also be stressful. Caregivers who provide support to a loved one may feel added pressures during this time. Here are some key community resources that may be helpful to caregivers. Contact your Resource Coordinator for more details.

Upcoming Events

Old Spokes Home in Burlington FREE Kids Bike Giveaway
December 14th, 2017
Sustainability Academy – 123 North Street,
Burlington 5:30 – 8 pm
Bikes for kids ages 3 – 8

Mercy Connections American Citizenship Preparation Class
Beginning Tuesdays in January
Register: 802-846-7162
This class prepares students for the U.S. Citizenship Test by increasing your English
language skills while you study United States history, government, and geography. In each class, we will also practice questions and answers from the U.S. Citizenship Test.

  • Free, online resources are available to help prepare for the citizenship
    exam
  • Download the USCIS Civics Test Study Tool app to practice test questions (available through the Apple App Store or Google Play)

Queen City Memory Café
A monthly gathering in Burlington, Vermont for people living with dementia and other forms of memory loss and their care partners. The free café offers entertainment, socializing, and refreshments. Learn more at https://www.queencitymemorycafe.com/ Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:30am 802-656-4220 jnunziat@uvm.edu

Vermont Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Resource Center https://www.alz.org/care/ If you take care of a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s, learn about online support groups via AlzConnected https://www.alzconnected.org/discussion.aspx

You can also get in touch with your local area Agency on Aging. For example, AgeWell Vermont (Formerly Champlain Valley Agency on Aging, CVAA) provides programs and services for people 60 and over as well as their care partners. Visit www.agewellvt.org or call the senior helpline 1-800-642-5119 from anywhere in Vermont.

Your Resource Coordinator

Contact CCV’s Working Bridges Resource Coordinator, Connie Beal. Connie is available to CCV faculty, staff, and students. She is at CCV Winooski on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to1 p.m. in Room 211D inside the Learning Center. She’s also available by phone or email if you’re not in the Burlington area: 802-881-4218/connie@unitedwaynwvt.org
Free and confidential.

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