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SERVICES & programs
Services available to Ashby Village Members (as of May 1, 2021)**
- Rides- now fully open, not limited to medical appointments
- Grocery shops
- Organizing assistance
- Indoor companionship
- In-person tech support
- Walking Buddy (NEW) - click here to learn more
- Social Care home visits and member support
As always, the safety of our members and volunteers is of utmost importance, and therefore proof of vaccination will be required for giving or receiving any of these services.
NEW: Wearing of masks, sanitizing of hands, and whenever possible maintaining social distancing - is SUGGESTED as a precautionary step for any in-person service. For rides and Medpal services, members can choose to sit in the front seat of the car.
For members or volunteers who cannot receive the vaccine for medical reasons or have decided not to be vaccinated, please know that you are still able to receive or provide virtual or outdoor services (i.e. Connections, virtual tech support, gardening...) Read more here. Services for Unvaccinated Members
Transportation (to grocery shopping, medical appointments, etc.), light gardening, small repairs, MedPals (assisting members with doctors appointment), computer and electronic assistance, companionship, organizing, food prep, pet care, reading aloud...
MEMBER SUPPORT SERVICES
Support to help address changes associated with aging, such as loss, serious illness, housing planning and isolation. Referrals to home-care, clinical and other providers. The Social Care, Caring and Connection teams reach out with phone calls or visits.
HEALTHIER AGING ACTIVITIES
Gentle yoga, tai-chi, strength training, meditation, short walks and nature walks to local treasures. A Healthier Aging column featuring suggestions and resources in our newsletter, every other month.
social & Cultural activities
Monthly happy hours. Potlucks organized by Neighborhood Groups
. Arts & Culture series. Interest Groups
, such as Macular-Degeneration, LGBTQ, Book Clubs, Mac Users, Bridge, Puzzle, Creativity and Poetry.