This is a group of dedicated volunteers who meet monthly to provide safety information adding to the security and comfort of the senior population. This is a partnership between the Sheriff and District Attorney's office, local police and fire departments, the Council on Aging and seniors.
The Person at Risk Registry
Available to South Hadley residents at risk of becoming lost, disoriented and/or in need of medical assistance. Registration forms are online at South Hadley Police Department, or at their location on 41 Bridge Street.
A lockbox is a small box, containing a key to your home, which is installed on the outside of your house by the South Hadley Fire Department. Call the Senior Center for an application. 538-5030
Reflective House Numbering
The South Hadley TRIAD will install a house number for a small donation. Call the Fire District 1 or 2 and ask for the Fire Prevention Officer to get yours today.
FILE OF LIFE
At the South Hadley Senior Center. The File of Life is a card kept in a red plastic pocket on your refrigerator or a small wallet size to keep on your person. It lists the patients name, emergency medical contacts, Doctor, medications, insurance and other pertinent medical information.
South Hadley Falls Prevention Program
South Hadley Fire Departments 1 and 2 in cooperation with the South Hadley Senior Center and the Age and Dementia Friendly Community invite you to take advantage of the Falls Prevention Program.
Schedule a visit with firefighters from your District to identify safety issues in real time in your home. Free smoke alarms, house numbers, or other safety devices needed will be supplied or placed on order during the visit. Call Sandy Farnsworth at the Center to schedule a visit. Have a Home Safety Checklist sent to you by mail or email. Safety Checklists can also be picked up at the Center.
Rainbow Social Club Monthly Events
Aug. 2nd 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Holyoke Council on Aging
Monthly Coffee Hour: Belchertown Council on Aging on 60 State Street, Belchertown.
Virtual Gathering—Monthly guided discussion
For more information, please call WestMass ElderCare at 538-9020, or