Voluntown Seniors

Voluntown Liaison for the Elderly

Joan Barrus  joanbarrus156@comcast.net

NEW! Medical Transportation Service and Caregiver Transportation Program

Medical transportation for Voluntown Seniors (60+) and disabled adults is now available. This program is available to individuals that reside in Voluntown, have completed a registration form, and have submitted a $24 annual registration fee payable to the Town of Voluntown. Individuals who are eligible for free transportation through Medicaid are asked to use that program instead.

What does the $24 Annual Fee  include?

  • 48 one way rides per person are available from now until June 30, 3019 for medical appointments only
  • Medical appointments must be in New London County, Plainfield, Lisbon, or Westerly, RI. 

A Caregiver Mileage Reimbursement Program is also available.

  • No fee is collected for this program.
  • The rider retains a volunteer driver (friend, neighbor, family member).
  • Driver is reimbursed on mileage that is calculated based on the shortest distance to the destination.
  • Must be approved by a town official.

Download Application Here.

More Information Here. 

Prescription Discount Card

The Town of Voluntown Prescription Discount Card is available to all Voluntown residents, no matter their age, employment status, or whether they are currently insured. Residents may print a card by visiting http://ctrxdiscountcard.com, and begin using it right away. If you don’t have access to a printer, cards are available on the information wall outside the town clerk’s office. Simply bring the card to the pharmacy counter when filling a prescription.

This card was designed to be used if you do not have insurance or if something is not covered by your current insurance program. This card cannot be used in conjunction with another insurance program in order to discount your co-pays or deductible. This card can be used for pet prescriptio

Meals-On-Wheels Delivery Available to Voluntown Senior Residents

Serving persons sixty years and older and their spouses, Meals-on-Wheels delivery is available on a referral basis by the Visiting Nurse, Social Worker, Doctor office, Hospital, municipal agent, family, friends, and clients themselves. Meals are delivered to Voluntown residents Monday through Thursday with frozen meals provided for weekends. Meals provided are nutritionally balanced and within the guidelines of a no-added-salt and no-added-sugar diet. More info in the link below or contact Town Hall (860) 376-4089.

http://www.tvcca.org/food-nutriti…/senior-nutrition-program/

Voluntown Seniors Group

All seniors 55 and older are welcome to join the Voluntown seniors group. Meetings are held the first Monday of the month at 1:00 at the Voluntown Firehouse. If there is a Monday holiday, the meeting is the next day. Storms cancel meetings. Lunch is served at 12:00.