Social Services

Longmeadow Home Modification Fund

Click the link below for eligibility requirements and an application

Wellness Clinics & Services
  • Blood Pressure Screenings - Mondays, 10 - 11:45 a.m. at the Longmeadow Adult Center
  • Blood Sugar Screenings - 2nd Wednesday, 9:30 - 10 a.m.
  • Foot Care - 3rd Friday of the month, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. by appointment
  • Living Well - Monthly presentations on topics to help one live well
Staff & Services
Staff is available to answer your questions in an effort to connect residents with appropriate social service programs. Common types of questions include:
  • Health Benefits
  • Information and referrals
  • Intervention and counseling
Home Visits
Our Outreach Coordinator and Health Coordinator provide home visits for residents. Routine monthly social calls are made to our seniors, with documentation of their current status noted. Visits are made to evaluate and assess the needs of our seniors to determine whether a homemaker, home health aide, or any other assistance is needed. Every effort is made to coordinate these services. Call 413-565-4150.

Other Services
Longmeadow Emergency Contact Form
Residents living alone or disabled may complete a form kept confidential which will  provide emergency personnel with a person to contact in the event of an emergency and who has a key to your home in the event of an emergency.

Errand Runners
Residents unable to use the PVTA minibus may request an escort transport volunteer to run an errand, take them to a doctor’s appointment, etc. by calling the Adult Center at 413-565-4150. A home visit by the Health Coordinator or Outreach Coordinator is required prior to participation in the program.

Fuel Assistance
The Valley Opportunity Council provides services to a wide variety of economically disadvantaged people. The Council administers the fuel assistance program for Hampden County excluding the city of Springfield. Applications are available through Michael Squindo at the Longmeadow Adult Center. 413-565-4150. For more information, visit or call:
The Valley Opportunity Council in Holyoke
300 High Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: 413-552-1548
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

File Of Life
Emergency medical information is recorded on a index sized card and secured with a magnet on your refrigerator at home clearly visible for medical personnel to access in the event of a medical emergency. Information is also recorded on a wallet sized card carried in your wallet. Call the Adult Center at 413-565-4150 for details.

Grocery Delivery
Weekly grocery delivery from Big Y is available through the Adult Center. Call 413-565-4150 and speak with Michael Squindo.

Health Care Proxy
A legal document which allows you to appoint someone to make health care/medical decisions for you should you become unable to do so yourself. You can learn more about health care proxy documents by consulting Chapter 201D of the Massachusetts General Laws, contacting Michael Squindo, or Carol Steiner at the Adult Center at 413-565-4150.

Health Insurance Counselors - SHINE Program
Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) provides trained volunteer counselors who will assist you with all questions and problems relating to health insurance such as:
  • Long term care planning
  • Managed care plans
  • Medicare
  • Private insurance plans
Appointments are necessary. Call 413-565-4150.

Michael Squindo can offer information on the following housing options:
  • Assisted Living
  • Congregate Living
  • Home Sharing
  • Nursing Homes
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Referrals for in-home companions, home health aides and nursing services
  • Rest Homes
  • Retirement Living
  • Subsidized Housing
Medical Equipment Loan Closet
We have several pieces of medical equipment  for loan, including:
  • Walkers
  • Commodes
  • High rise toilet seats
  • Quad canes
  • Tub grab bars
  • Tub transfer chairs
  • Limited wheelchairs
Please contact the Adult Center before purchasing such items. There is no charge for items loaned. For details, call Carol Steiner at 413-565-4154.

Outreach - Home Visits
The Health Coordinator and Outreach Coordinator provide home visits for residents and caregivers. Routine monthly social calls are made to residents. Visits are made to evaluate and assess the needs to determine whether a homemaker, aide or other assistance is needed to help them maintain their independence at while living at home. Call 413-565-4150 for information about these services.

Respite Care
A short period of rest or relief is offered to allow family members time away from caregiving responsibilities. Service is provided through local nursing homes, rest homes and daycare centers. Michael Squindo and Carol Steiner at the Longmeadow Adult Center are able to provide details on the availability of respite services. Please call 413-565-4150.