UVM offers CARES program for family caregivers

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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.

Congregate Meal Opportunities Open Throughout SE Vermont

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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.

Mountain Town Connector Provides Transportation

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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.

Medicare Fraud Prevention Week Teaches Everyone How to Prevent Fraud

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Fraud costs Medicare an estimated $60 billion per year. It costs Medicare beneficiaries in time, stress, their medical identities, and potentially their health. It costs families, friends, and caregivers in worry and lost work when helping their loved ones recover from falling victim to Medicare fraud. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones […]

Springfield Area Health Survey – Your Opinion Counts!

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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.