Health/Help

 


SOUTHERN MAINE AGENCY ON AGING

logo_smaa_colorSouthern 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

1Do 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 AIP at 207-829-2205, ext. 346.

 

AIP EMERGENCY PET CARE

dogIf 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.

 

AIP HANDYMAN HELP

handymanDo you need a light bulb changed? Is there some minor repair that will make your home safer but that you’re unable to perform without risk? AIP volunteers are ready to help with minor chores/tasks that don’t require licensure (e.g., plumbing, electrical).
FMI: AIP@cumberlandmaine.com or call 207-245-8033.

DAILY REASSURANCE CALLS

Would you like someone to check in with you each day?
Sign uphone-clip-art-jTxgjjXTE.pngp 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 ebernier@cumberlandmaine.com

 

DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

crutchesAre 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

baby seatNeed 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 ebernier@cumberlandmaine.com.

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 ebernier@cumberlandmaine.com
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FOOD PANTRY

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 bmoore@cumberlandmaine.com. 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.

SMOKE/CO DETECTORS

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 ebernier@cumberlandmaine.com
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 PREVENT FALLS

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 ebernier@cumberlandmaine.com

HEATING ASSISTANCE

Have you run out of wood or oil and can’t afford to buy more?
Call the Cumberland Church Wood Bank at 207-747-2868 or email us at cumberlandwoodbank@gmail.com FMI: Website: http://www.woodbank.org/
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