Learn About SASH

What is SASH?

SASH coordinates the resources of social service agencies, community health providers and nonprofit housing organizations to support Vermonters who choose to live independently at home. Individualized, on-site support is provided by a Wellness Nurse and a trained SASH Care Coordinator.

Who does SASH serve?

SASH serves seniors and individuals with special needs who receive Medicare support and who live in congregate housing – or the surrounding community. Today, SASH touches the lives of approximately 5,000 people across the state of Vermont.

Benefits to SASH Participants

  • Improves quality of life
  • Comprehensive health and wellness assessment
  • Individualized Healthy Living Plan
  • Money savings through preventative health care
  • Check-ins
  • Health coaching
  • Access to a wellness nurse
  • Planning for successful transition
  • A trusted guide to help navigate long-term care
  • An informed team to help in a crisis
  • Access to prevention and wellness programs
  • Support self-management of medications