The University of Vermont Medical Center & the UVM Center on Aging offers Coaching, Advocacy, Respite, Education, Relationship and Simulation (CARES), an evidence based therapeutic group program that enhances the knowledge, skills, and competence of informal family caregivers of people with dementia.
After several years of pandemic shut-downs, many area congregate meal sites that had closed down are now reopening, and the attendance numbers show that our seniors are ready for these again! These sites provide not only delicious and nutritious food, but also an opportunity for social interaction, renewing old friendships and making new ones.
Joann Erenhouse and Jim Collins of Senior Solutions talk with Annamarie Pluhar about sharing housing programs for seniors.
Neighborhood Connections offers rides through their community-supported transportation program which serves residents in the towns of Andover, Bondville, Chester, Jamaica, Landgrove, Londonderry, Peru, South Londonderry, Windham, Winhall, and Weston.
Harry Jorgensen, 94, of Woodstock died peacefully, surrounded by family, on July 27, 2022 after a brief stay at the Jack Byrnes Center.
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
If you have Medicare, the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) needs to hear your voice.
If you or someone you know is a family caregiver to a loved one living with advanced stages of dementia, you will want to consider participating in the CARERs Program offered by the UVM Center on Aging. This series of 8 sessions via telemedicine will take place in September and October; specific dates will be forthcoming.
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Every three years, the Springfield Area Community Collaborative, including Springfield Hospital and Springfield Medical Care Systems, conducts a Community Health Needs Survey for our region. The survey helps inform their plans for improving health care services and other community health initiatives.
The Dartmouth Cancer Center, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, is sponsoring a series of Thursday evening Zoom seminars during the month of June beginning at 6:00 pm.
There will be a community lunch held at the Black River Valley Senior Center in Ludlow on May 12th.