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Older Adults

H.E.A.R.T.H., "Helping Older Adults Remain in Their Homes"

Through our H.E.A.R.T.H. program, we assist older adults who are 60 years of age and older to remain independent in their homes through volunteer supportive services. Low income clients are subsidized by foundation grants, and are offered household chores, friendly visiting, transportation and errand services by trained volunteers. For more information, contact Aaron Shostak at ashostak@fsmontco.org or Kristl Wiernicki at kwiernicki@fsmontco.org.

Telephone Reassurance

Through Telephone Reassurance, participating older adults receive scheduled, weekday phone calls from caring, trained volunteers. These courtesy calls ensure well-being of elder residents throughout Montgomery County. For more information, contact Kristl Wiernicki at kwiernicki@fsmontco.org.

In-Home Counseling

Our dedicated counselors specialize in empowering clients to maximize their independence. Professional, compassionate staff provide counseling services for a wide raneg of challenges, such as grief and loss, chronic health conditions, family conflict and depression and anxiety. Fees are asssessed through Medicare and insurance reimbursement for eligible clients. For more information, contact Deb Harris at dharris@fsmontco.org.

Meals on Wheels

Family Services is a proud provider of Meals on Wheels, a program that offers two nutritious meals up to seven days a week for adults over age 60 at significant risk of malnutrition. Community volunteers deliver meals Monday through Friday. Frozen weekend meals are available. For more information, contact Ruth Hood at rhood@fsmontco.org.

Service Coordination

Trained service coordinators work with seniors and their families to develop and implement an individual service plan to help maintain the senior at home safely. For more information, contact Deb Solodar at dsolodar@fsmontco.org.

Chronic Care Management

Patients within the Green and Seidner Family Practice Associates, PC are provided with targeted case management services to reduce the number of hospitalizations and promote healthy behaviors to prevent further progression of medical conditions. For more information, please contact Deb Solodar at dsolodar@fsmontco.org.