Senior Phone Buddy: to be matched to another senior "buddy" for check-ins and socializing by phone or video chat during this time of necessary "social distancing," call Ashland Senior Services at 541-488-5342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Resources:Up-to-date information on available local services (food, transportation, in-home assistance, social services, legal, financial, etc)
Emotional Support & Suicide Prevention Resources:
Disaster Distress Helpline for emotional help to cope with a disaster: 1-800-985-5990 or TTY 1-800-846-8517 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
Senior Loneliness Line: 503-200-1633 or 1-800-282-7035
Veteran Resource Navigator (online tool to find federal, state and local resources for economic, health, education, housing & food, and other needs) - website or call 800-692-9666
Free/online classes & other learning resources:
Ashland Senior Services instructor Charlotte Nuessle is offering a free online workshop "Self-Care for Caregivers," August 14, 9-10am - more info & link to register
Ashland Senior Services instructor Char Hersh is offering free outdoor Tai Chi classes, starting in August. Classes will be on the grounds of Ashland Christian Fellowship at 50 W Hersey Street. To get more information, contact Char directly at 541-552-0698.
Free 8-week Fall Prevention Online Course for Older Adults with Ashland trainer Carlos Bracuto (starting mid-August 2020) - more info and registration info