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February 06, 2024

Making the World a Better Place

2 minute read

In 2020, at the height of COVID, CVCOA started a Creative Care Kit project to bring arts activities to homebound older adults, helping to enhance social connection through arts and technology.
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January 25, 2024

Stepping Up to Help

1.5 minute read

This past summer CVCOA Case Manager Bill Merrylees had the pleasure of working with David and Judy Murphy of Central Vermont Mission (CVM) to help some CVCOA clients be able to enter and leave their homes safely.
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January 16, 2024

Vermont's Area Agencies on Aging Leverage Resources through the Vermont Aging Network Consortium

4 minute read

Vermont’s five Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) announce their new affiliation, called the Vermont Aging Network Consortium (VANC).
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December 15, 2023

CVCOA and Nutrition Programs Offer Free CSA Shares to Older Adults

1.5 minute read

CVCOA begins initiative to get fresh produce to older adults through meal deliveries.
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November 14, 2023

CVCOA and Local Partners Expand Therapeutic Meals in Central Vermont

3 minute read

CVCOA expands meal options for older adults in several ways.
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October 23, 2023

CVCOA Partners with Mad River Libraries for Cycle of Memory Film Screen and Discussion

1.5 minute read

On November 5, community members can attend a free screening and discussion of Cycle of Memory at Joslin Memorial Library.
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October 16, 2023

CVCOA and Partners Hold Community Film Screening of Keys Bags Names Words at Savoy Theater

3 minute read

Montpelier, VT (October 5, 2023): Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA), along with Vermont Department of Health, Montpelier Senior Activity Center, Barre Area Senior Center, Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living, and ...
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October 06, 2023

Governor Scott Proclaims October 7 Ageism Awareness Day

0.5 minute read

Governor Scott's proclamation for Ageism Awareness Day.
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October 05, 2023

Ageism Awareness Day 2023

5 minute read

October 7th, 2023 marks the 2nd annual Ageism Awareness Day, sponsored by the American Society on Aging, with a goal of increasing understanding about this important issue and advocating for a society that respects, values, and celebrates people ...
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September 06, 2023

Applications Open for Barre Community Relief Fund

1 minute read

The Barre Community Relief Fund (BCRF) Flood Relief Program seeks to provide financial support to individual households and businesses in Barre City and Barre Town impacted by the July 2023 flooding event. Below are details and answers to ...
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September 01, 2023

September 2023 Newsletter

14 minute read

News, resources, and events.
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August 31, 2023

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15, 2023

1 minute read

Learn about your options during open enrollment and how to make an appointment with our State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) coordinator.
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August 31, 2023

Arm Yourself to Fight Medicare Crime

2 minute read

Learn about Medicare fraud prevention and attend an event for Barre residents on Tuesday, October 3.
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August 08, 2023

"Magic by Real People" by TKD

2.5 minute read

Two months later the family was very active in their community. They met others in the same boat. But they were helping each other. Friendships developed, some for a lifetime. But more importantly, they found that giving was a wonderful feeling of...
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August 04, 2023

August 2023 Newsletter

9 minute read

News, events, and resources.
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August 02, 2023

Response to July 2023 Flood

1.5 minute read

A message from CVCOA's Executive Director John Mandeville
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August 01, 2023

Luke Rackers of Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) Announced as New Obama Foundation United States Leader

3.5 minute read

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) announced that Luke Rackers is among the first cohort of 100 emerging changemakers selected to participate in the Obama Foundation’s Leaders USA program. 
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July 20, 2023

CVCOA Senior Planet Technology Courses

2 minute read

Want to know more about our free, in person technology training opportunities?
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July 15, 2023

Disaster-Relief Scam Prevention Message from Vermont Attorney General

1.5 minute read

Scammers often strike in the aftermath of natural disasters, taking advantage of community generosity and our heightened emotional state. Be on the lookout and report disaster-related scams.
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July 11, 2023

Flood Resources 2023

7.5 minute read

Emergency resources for flooding disaster July 2023. Dial 211, text your zip code to 211, or visit https://vermont211.org. If you are in an emergency, dial 911.
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July 07, 2023

July 2023 Newsletter

4 minute read

News, events, and resources for July 2023.
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June 29, 2023

Tenth Crow Creative and Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging Win NESHCo award for Vaccine Campaigns

2 minute read

 Agencies on Aging (V4A) are pleased to announce that they recently received a Lamplighter Award of Excellence from the New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) in the Health Promotion Campaign category for V4A’s COVID-19 ...
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June 06, 2023

Introducing: Age Strong Vermont

3.5 minute read

As older Vermonters live longer, healthier lives, they are helping build strong and vibrant communities by contributing their time, talents, and accumulated experiences in so many ways - through work, artistic creation, civic engagement, and ...
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May 31, 2023

June 2023 Newsletter

7.5 minute read

News, events, and resources for June 2023.
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May 09, 2023

Falls Prevention

1 minute read

Take Control of Your Health: 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall
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May 09, 2023

Fire Safety Tips

2 minute read

Fire Safety Tips from the Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Safety, Public Education and Community Risk Reduction Section
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May 04, 2023

Tri-Valley Transit Launches Randolph Shopper Route

2 minute read

 In response to the impending closure of Rochester’s local grocery store, Tri-Valley Transit (TVT) announces the launch of a weekly public bus route between Hancock and Randolph.  “We recognize that Mac’s closing is a significant crisis in the ...
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May 02, 2023

Want to Know Why We're Celebrating Older Americans Month?

3 minute read

Challenge the Narrative on Aging ...
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April 07, 2023

April 2023 Newsletter

9 minute read

Save the date for our second annual Creative Aging Celebration, welcome to our new staff member, and gratitude for our volunteers!
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April 05, 2023

CVCOA Hosts Second Annual Creative Aging Celebration

2 minute read

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA)Welcomes the Public to Celebrate the Creativity of Older Adults at Second Annual Creative Aging Celebration Events? 
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March 14, 2023

CVCOA's Creative Care Kits Promote Family Art-Making

3 minute read

A story of how one family creates together using CVCOA's creative care kit. 
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March 08, 2023

Slam the Scam! How to Spot Government Imposters

0.5 minute read

Tips on how to spot and deal with a government imposter phone call.
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March 06, 2023

CVCOA Joins in Month-Long March for Meals Celebration with Communities Nationwide

3.5 minute read

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) announced today that it will be participating in the 21st annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and older adults in our community who rely on this essential ...
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March 03, 2023

Welcome Sue Catto, CVCOA Data Entry Specialist

0.5 minute read

Sue Catto joins CVCOA as data entry specialist, a position developed to support our data collection and entry processes.
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March 03, 2023

March 2023 Newsletter

4 minute read

March is for Meals! And, more updates from CVCOA.
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February 24, 2023

Take Action: Support Bill H109 and Nutrition for Older Vermonters

2.5 minute read

The combined state and federal funding for the Older Vermonters Nutrition Program does not meet current and future needs. Take action today to advocate for bill H.109 to increase funding for meals.
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February 07, 2023

"It's Good to Give Back" A Volunteer Story

2 minute read

Ever wonder what its like to volunteer with CVCOA?
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February 03, 2023

February 2023 Newsletter

7.5 minute read

Exercise classes, scam patrol, and more!
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February 03, 2023

February 2023 Warming Centers and Shelters

0.5 minute read

February 3 and 4 will bring extremely cold temperatures to our region. Vermont Emergency Management has listed warming centers and shelters available in regions throughout the state.
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January 24, 2023

CVCOA and Mitzvah Fund Animal Companion Program

3 minute read

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) recently partnered with The Mitzvah Fund to bring mobile veterinary care to older adults with funding from Meals on Wheels America in partnership with PetSmart charities. 
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January 06, 2023

January 2023 Newsletter

3.5 minute read

New year, news for you!
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January 05, 2023

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) Welcomes New SHIP Coordinator, Linda Schindler

1.5 minute read

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) is pleased to welcome Linda Schindler as our new State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Coordinator.
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December 29, 2022

On the Road with The Mitzvah Fund

6.5 minute read

The Mitzvah Fund visits Greater Randolph Senior Center to support older adults and their animal companions!
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December 20, 2022

Remembering Buzz Surwilo

3 minute read

Buzz has left us with so many memories and humorous stories, helping our older neighbors over the years. He was so willing to help out, especially where wood was concerned. 
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December 19, 2022

Interactive learning and socialization for older Vermonters this winter through GetSetUp

4 minute read

With free access to thousands of peer-based online classes, The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is making it easy for Vermonters 60+ to stay active and social this holiday and winter.
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December 09, 2022

December 2022 Newsletter

9.5 minute read

December Highlights ...
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November 30, 2022

Prioritize Social Connection, For Yourself and For Others

3.5 minute read

Social connection is vital for our well-being. Making meaningful connections with others is integral for thriving as humans, as important as nutritious food and clean water, access to the outdoors, and safe housing.
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November 09, 2022

Celebrating National Family Caregivers Month

2 minute read

An art series to celebrate the work of family caregivers.
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November 04, 2022

November 2022 Newsletter

0.5 minute read

Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month with CVCOA! Plus, November News and Events
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November 01, 2022

CVCOA to Recognize Volunteer Service at Vermont State House on April 20

1 minute read

Rep. Dan Noyes will honor and recognize the dedication of volunteers from Central Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom during State House session on April 20. 
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