Wellington Supports Seniors & At-Risk Residents During COVID-19 Epidemic

Wellington is working with local senior groups to help residents ages 60 and over, access important services and care, during these difficult times.

Village staff is coordinating with the Wellington Cares Foundation, the Wellington Community Foundation, the Wellington Senior Club and the Wellington Interfaith Council to notify village seniors about services ranging from prescription and grocery delivery to transportation and free meals.

Services available for Wellington Senior Residents ONLY, Ages 60+:

Pre-Paid Prescription Pickup and Delivery Local (within Wellington area)
Pre-Ordered and Paid Groceries Pickup and Delivery Local (within Wellington area)
Senior Transportation Program Expanded to Unlimited rides in Wellington (to the doctor’s office, grocery store or pharmacy only)
Wellington is also working collectively with the Interfaith Council to provide food bags (non-perishable items) ready for delivery to seniors who do not have access to the internet or are unable to order food online.

To learn more about these services, call Wellington’s Senior Call Center at 561-791-4796, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wellington’s Senior Services staff has reached out to more than 620 seniors by phone to offer Senior Call center information. They have also notified 612 seniors about the call center, through the village’s Emergency Notification System, AlertWellington. Staff is sending daily e-mail updates on senior-related COVID-19 issues.

They have also worked with the Wellington Senior Club to send out an emergency Golden Banner to all 620 members notifying them about the senior call center.