OLDER AMERICANS MONTH
COMMODITY FOOD BOX DISTRIBUTION
ARTISTS FOR AGING
MemoryCare.com, has recently launched a comprehensive resource guide to help seniors and their families better understand dementia, the different types of care available, and how to manage the costs associated with care. You can access the resource here:
CARS-(Caribou Area Ride Service)
The Caribou Area Ride Service (CARS) is now available to Caribou-zip code 04736- for residents over the
age of 65!
Call 207-493-1223 or 207-551-5672 to register as a member and request rides. OR for more information!
Rides are $4 round trip- before you can ride, a deposit must be made on your account by cash or check.
Registration and deposits can be made at Caribou City Hall in the entryway kiosk.
Deposits and member forms can also be mailed to CARS at PO Box 239 Caribou
The City of Caribou is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. What membership means is that the community’s elected leadership has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city, county or state a great place to live for people of all ages.
Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. Please see the information below.
Spectrum Internet Assist Information
Pandemic Relief Program for Renters
Trouble Paying Utilities? Financial Assistance is Available for Qualifying Older Tenants!
The ACAP Team can help you apply for benefits that are paid directly to the landlord and/or utility company and will not be counted as income against the household. All applications are processed locally by ACAP, and payment is typically issued in four to eight weeks. See more detailed information below.
Press Release ACAP – AAA Partner to Promote ERA
Age Friendly Committee Invitation
Aroostook Agency on Aging Resources