Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc.
NASHUA – Is there a difference between cluttering and hoarding? What can be done…and how can family members work together to provide help and support when hoarding has taken control of a loved one’s life? The October Seniors Count workshop will feature a general discussion of the reasons people hoard and how to help them through the de-cluttering and/or de-hoarding process. Through actual case files, this session with review the most commonly hoarded items and the reasons individuals feel the need to hold on to them – even though the ramifications can be grave. READ MORE.
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.
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.