Long Term Care Ombudsman

Long Term Care Ombudsman

An ombudsman is a person who responds to the concerns of elderly persons or disabled adults who live in long-Term care facilities.

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Information & Assistance

Information & Assistance

Our Information and Assistance Program is designed to link people in need with the appropriate services for their unique situation. Through state certified technicians, a database of service providers and a statewide toll-free phone service the I & A system can provide comprehensive and current local resources such as:

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Commodity Supplement Food Program

Commodity Supplement Food Program

CSFP is operated under the guidelines of the USDA. This program provides food assistance for age 60 or over who qualify, by way of monthly allocation of commodity foods.

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COVID-19 SCAM SURVEY

ALERT – Scammers are contacting people asking them to take a survey for Pfizer, offering a gift to do so.  They will then ask for a payment method to cover the shipping.  Beware it is a scam.  And they may use anyone of the Covid-19 shot companies to do this Survey Scam.  Beware.

Montana VA’s COVID-19 Distribution

Montana VA’s COVID-19 Distribution Dear Montana Veterans – We hope you are staying safe, well, and warm!  Since we received our first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine at the end of December, we have planned Veteran vaccine clinics each time our vaccine allotment increases. Over 4,200 enrolled Montana Veterans have received their first dose of the

Montana AARP Vaccine Distribution Plan – update 1-26-2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan in Montana By Andy Markowitz , January 26, 2021 02:45 PM https://states.aarp.org/montana/covid-19-vaccine-distribution Looking for local information on vaccine availability & scheduling in your community? Click here >> En español | Montana is administering COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna to residents at nursing homes and assisted living facilities and to health care personnel, who make up

Spokane VA Medical Center Update January 25, 2021

We Know that some Montana and Idaho Veterans treat at Spokane VA Medical.  Covid-19 UPDATE SPOKANE VA MEDICAL CENTER UPDATE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS Situation Update – Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center 01/26/2021 01:21 PM EST COVID-19 Update (January 25, 2021) COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Mann-Grandstaff VA Facilities  Automated COVID-19 Hotline: (509) 434-7979 The Veteran vaccination clinic has started in

ELF PROGRAM FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Elf Program Makes the Holidays Complete for Polson Area Residents Western Montana Area VI Agency on Aging would like to thank the Community Volunteers and Donation Sponsers for making the holidays a little brighter for 25 local citizens.  Our Agency was approached by a couple residing in the community who had done the Elf Program

Merry Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday’s to everyone – we here at Western Montana Area VI Agency on Aging thank all of you.  And a Special Thank you to our wonderful Volunteers that help us each year.   We look forward to a Healthy and prosperous 2021.

HISTORY CORNER – Feature:

VICTOR HOLMBERG I had the honor of interviewing a Montana born native Victor Holmberg. He is a warm kind soul that shared a bit of his life with me. Here is his story. Victor and a twin brother Eugene were born on February 5th, 1927 at the Thornton Hospital in Missoula which is now known