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November 30, 2022

Prioritize Social Connection, For Yourself and For Others

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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

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An art series to celebrate the work of family caregivers.
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October 30, 2022

Remembering Betty Bell

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A tribute to Betty Bell, long-time CVCOA volunteer.
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September 25, 2022

Make a Change and Make a Difference: Become an AmeriCorps Member!

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Maybe you find yourself at another crossroads. Maybe you need to take charge of the change happening in your life. Or maybe you need an inspirational opportunity and a way to put your values into action. If any of these maybes apply to you, I hope...
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January 21, 2022

Share Your Experience, Shape the Community

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Share Your Experience, Shape the Community What do you think can strengthen the health of your community? Now is the time to share your experiences in order to see change implemented in Central Vermont. Every…
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December 17, 2021

Navigating Healthy Aging in a Complicated Time

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Resources and ideas for staying engaged during the winter months.
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November 22, 2021

Vermont ABLE Library

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Information about Vermont ABLE Library: What is it? How Do I Sign Up?
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October 11, 2021

Supporting Aging Services in Central Vermont

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Thanks for Your Support! On October 9th, 2021, the Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) held a fundraiser to support our mission and services. CVCOA staff and board members are touched by the outpouring of support from this event. We truly ...
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September 17, 2021

Support Healthy Aging through Falls Prevention

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Support Healthy Aging through Falls Prevention Falling is not a normal part of aging. Falls threaten the safety and independence of older Vermonters and can create a heavy economic and personal burden. Check to see if you're at risk of falling ...
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August 23, 2021

CVCOA Seeks Your Feedback - 2022-2025 Area Plan draft

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CVCOA Seeks Your Feedback - 2022-2025 Area Plan draft ...
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August 04, 2021

In the News: SevenDays features Waterbury Area Senior Center's reopening

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Alison Novak from SevenDays sat down with congregate meal attendees at the Waterbury Area Senior Center to talk about the center's reopening and how attendees feel about being back in person after a long pandemic year, with growing concerns over ...
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June 29, 2021

New! CVCOA Needs Your Input! See Survey of Needs of Older Central Vermonters

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Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) is developing a new plan that will guide us for the next four years. The FY 2022-2025 Area Plan will outline our goals, strategies, and areas of focus to meet the needs of older adults (60 and older) in our...
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June 11, 2021

Paula Otenti, PRIDECenter of VT and CVCOA Board Member Honored as Pandemic All-Star!!

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Read the article at the following link: Article
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June 11, 2021

Attorney General’s Office & DAIL Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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View the article on the Seven Days website at the following link: Article
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June 07, 2021

It's hot and humid! Here are some health and safety tips for dealing with hot weather.

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Tips for keeping safe during heat waves.
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May 28, 2021

Use your 3SquaresVT benefits to buy fresh, local food all year long.

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Fresh food at local farmers market can be paid for at participating farmers markets across the state with your EBT card!
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April 12, 2021

USDA Increases SNAP (3SquaresVT) Benefits

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Read about the recent changes to SNAP (3squaresVT) benefits
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April 08, 2021

Americorps National Service Recognition Day is April 13, 2021

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Learn more about National Service Recognition Day
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March 31, 2021

CVCOA Board Co-President Promoted to CVHHH Chief Marketing and Communications Director

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Emily McKenna, CVCOA Board Co-President Promoted to Chief Marketing and Communications Director at CVHHH.
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March 30, 2021

50+ Eligible to Register for COVID-19 Vaccination

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Get vaccinated! Get the details here.
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March 22, 2021

Starting March 25, those 60+ can register for the vaccine!

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See information on appointments, or set up an account now.
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March 10, 2021

New! People 55 years or older with high-risk conditions can make appointments for vaccinations.

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Click through for Information & Registration 
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March 10, 2021

Are you homebound and need a COVID19 vaccine? Call 833-722-0860

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Are you homebound and need a COVID19 vaccine? Call 1 (833) 722-0860.
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March 03, 2021

NEW! COVID vaccination clinic at Spaulding High School

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Kinney Drugs, in partnership with the Vermont Health Department, will be holding a COVID vaccination clinic on Sunday, March 7 at Spaulding High School. The event will run from 9:00am – 6:00pm and is set up to accommodate 1,000+ vaccinations. In ...
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February 22, 2021

New! Vaccinations-People age 65 years and older can make appointments now.

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February 09, 2021

3SquaresVT in a Snap

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3SquaresVT in a NAP is an easy way for older Vermonters and people living with disabilitites to apply for 3SquaresVT benefits.
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January 30, 2021

Coronavirus

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Vermont Simplifies Recommendations for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) Response to Novel Coronavirus Schedule…
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January 26, 2021

Senator Sanders Contribution to Meals on Wheels

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New! Press Release
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January 20, 2021

NEW! Health Dept. Releases Vaccination Information for 75+

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VT Health Dept. Information to Make Vaccination Appointment  
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November 25, 2020

#GivingTuesday is December 1!

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November 23, 2020

Times Argus Publishes Article on Beth Stern Leaving CVCOA

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November 17, 2020

CVCOA Announcement Concerning New COVID-19 Executive Order

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November 13, 2020

NEW! Governor Scott Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions

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VTDigger 11/13/2020 Article
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October 06, 2020

Governor Signs Older Vermonters Act!

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Governor Phil Scott signed the Older Vermonters Act (H.611).  This bill codifies principles for a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for older Vermonters and clarifies roles of area agencies…
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September 24, 2020

FLU SHOTS!

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The CDC recommends getting vaccinated in September or October, but a flu shot anytime during the flu season can help protect you.   
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September 18, 2020

Fall Prevention Awareness has Started!

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Fall Prevention Tips for You Here!!  
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August 03, 2020

News! Farmer's Markets and 3SquaresVT

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Triple your money with Crop Cash $10 in 3SquaresVT = $30 for food at the Farmers Market!
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July 29, 2020

Food for Older Adults: The Commodity Supplemental Food Program

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Food for Older Adults
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July 09, 2020

New! Americorps Position Open at CVCOA!

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CVCOA Seeking Volunteer Outreach Coordinator-AmeriCorps
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June 30, 2020

Re-Opening Planning Underway at Central Vermont Council on Aging

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Re-Opening Planning Underway at Central Vermont Council on Aging CVCOA has begun planning for the eventual reopening of our offices and for seeing clients in person. “The staff at CVCOA really miss seeing…
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June 24, 2020

CVCOA's Commentary on Elder Justice

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Mary Hayden: A reckoning on elder abuse This pandemic has shown how the societal structures that protect older Americans from harm are shakier than we thought.
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June 10, 2020

CVCOA's Statement on Racial Justice and Equality

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“The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Central Vermont…
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May 27, 2020

House Resolution Honors CVCOA

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VT Leg Honors CVCOA 40th Anniversary
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May 21, 2020

Older Americans Act Month

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CVCOA Celebrates Older Americans Month!   Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The theme for 2020 is "Make Your Mark."   This theme…
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April 28, 2020

COVID19 Symptoms

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COVID-19 Symptoms & Sickness
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April 21, 2020

Medicare & You available online at CVCOA!

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Medicare & You Online Schedule
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March 06, 2020

3SquaresVT: 6 Myths Busted

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Older Vermonters and 3SquaresVT: 6 Myths Busted
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February 20, 2020

Art of Creative Aging Exhibit

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CVCOA in the News--Art of Creative Aging
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February 19, 2020

Upcoming Events at CVCOA!

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