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NEWS & UPDATES > SENIORS COUNT

“When to call 911″ subject of September Seniors Count workshop

NASHUA – Is it a heart attack? Is it a stroke? Sometimes medical emergencies happen quickly and it’s difficult to be sure if it’s time to call 9-1-1. Making the right decision is critical. Knowing when to call 9-1-1 is the subject of the September Seniors Count Workshop.  In addition to learning when it’s the right time to call for help, additional topics to be covered include medications and allergies, caring for family members and living wills, DNR’s (Do not resuscitate) and advance directives. READ MORE.

NEWS & UPDATES> FUEL ASSISTANCE

SNHS’ Fuel Assistance Program announces application schedule for 2014-2015 heating season

The Fuel Assistance Program (FAP) has begun taking applications for the winter season that runs from December 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015. Applications are currently being accepted from those vulnerable households with members who are Elderly (60 and over), disabled or have children under six years of age. The period September 1 –September 15 has been identified as the priority application period for any household that heats with a deliverable fuel. All qualified households can apply for assistance beginning September 16. Appointments are being scheduled now for September interview dates. READ MORE.

NEWS & UPDATES> COVERING NEW HAMPSHIRE

Covering NH offers information on health care options for NH residents

The Health Insurance Marketplace is up and running in New Hampshire and more than 40,000 residents are now enrolled in one of these new health insurance plans. Starting this fall, the Marketplace will have another open enrollment period that will offer residents more plans and health coverage options. READ MORE.