SOUTHERN MAINE AGENCY ON AGING
Southern Maine Agency on Aging provides Medicare counseling, advice on senior living options, advanced healthcare planning, a wide range of healthy living classes, and social workers and resource specialists who can direct you to the help you need. FMI: http://smaaa.org or call SMAA at 207-396-6500.
AGING IN PLACE CUMBERLAND
Do you want to live in your own home in Cumberland for as long as possible? For advice and assistance, visit our AIP kiosk at Town Hall or apply for one of the many programs and activities sponsored by AIP Cumberland. FMI: AIP@cumberlandmaine.com or call the AIP line at 207-245-8033 or speak to the coordinator, 207-829-5559, X 346.
AIP EMERGENCY PET CARE
If you or a family member has an accident, is facing surgery, or is called away suddenly, AIP volunteers can offer temporary care for your pets. Ease your mind and preregister to ensure that your pets are cared for in the event of an emergency.
FMI: AIP@cumberlandmaine.com or call 207-245-8033.
DAILY REASSURANCE CALLS
Would you like someone to check in with you each day?
Sign up for the call-in program. If you don’t call the Cumberland Fire Department each day by 9:00am, someone at the department will call you. To be part of the Daily Reassurance Program, call 829-5421 or email email@example.com
DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Are you recovering from an injury or surgery and
need medical equipment?
AIP will loan you a walker, shower seat, commode, or other medical equipment free of charge. FMI: AIP@cumberlandmaine.com or
call 207-245-8033. For a list of available equipment, click here.
CAR SEAT HELP FOR GRANDPARENTS
Need help installing your grandchildren’s car safety seats?
The Cumberland Fire Department will guide you through the intricacies of installation and correct usage so your grandchildren will ride safely and securely. FMI: Call 829-5421 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLEAR HEATER VENTS
Are you keeping warm safely this winter?
The Cumberland Fire Department will check to be sure your heater vents are not blocked by snow. FMI: Call 829-5421 or email email@example.com
Do you need help getting enough food?
The Community Food Pantry has perishable and nonperishable products and is open every Friday afternoon on the ground floor of Cumberland Town Hall, 290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland. FMI: Call 829-5559 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://cumberlandfoodpantry.org/
MEALS ON WHEELS
Southern Maine Agency on Aging provides nutritious and delicious home-delivered meals to homebound older adults in Cumberland and York counties. The program provides up to five meals each week to every participant. More than just a meal, Meals on Wheels also provides a wellness check and a visit by a MOW driver. FMI: http://smaaa.org/meals.html or call SMAA at 207-396-6500.
Need help with smoke/CO detectors?
Not sure if your smoke and CO detectors are working or the battery is chirping? Call the Cumberland Fire Department to have them checked. FMI: Call 829-5421 or email email@example.com
Concerned about falling?
The Cumberland Fire Department will come to your home to discuss what you can do to reduce your risk of falling in and around your home. Call 829-5421 to schedule a free consultation or email firstname.lastname@example.org