Mar 17

Seeking Volunteer Home-Delivered Meal Drivers

Due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Springwell is working diligently to continue to provide services to our senior community.  At this time, Springwell is seeking volunteers who are willing to provide home delivery of meals.* Springwell is an essential part of the social safety net for thousands of older adults each year, [...]

Mar 12

Social Work Month

March is Social Work Month and here at Springwell we are pleased to recognize and thank all the social workers who support our community daily.  Social Work Month each year honors the powerful, positive impact the social work profession has had on our society for generations and it also spotlights the great work that social [...]

Mar 10

Home care Manager with senior citizen, Lea and her daughter

A Partnership that Works

Lea loves her in-home care workers. Her dedicated daughter Barbara is grateful for help that makes her busy life possible. Springwell coordinates it all. At 92, Lea has been blind for three years and has found adjusting to her loss of vision challenging. She spent much of her active adult life as a pharmacist, a […]

Mar 05

Two women smiling at each other on a couch

Ava and George: The Value of a Good Plan

Ava sits comfortably in her living room looking out her picture window at the birds, surrounded by beautiful furniture, some of which she has designed. She knows she is still able to enjoy her home and this view because of the careful planning and preparation she and her husband George did before challenges of health [...]

Mar 05

sign that says Home Safety is our priority

Understanding and Helping with Hoarding Disorder

When Springwell staff members meet with older adults in their homes about services and resources, they often assess safety of the residence and offer recommendations to help keep the person safe while living the way they like. A recommendation may be as simple as removing a scatter rug or adding a grab bar in a […]