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September 16, 2019

Upcoming Events September 2019

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September 17, 2019, Bradford Medicare & You Workshop September 18, 2019  Barre, Memorable Times Cafe September 16-21, 2019, Cambridge Powerful Tools for Caregivers
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September 04, 2019

CVCOA's Senior Health Insurance Program Coordinator Discusses Medicare Enrollment on WCAX

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Ellen Gershun Interviewed on WCAX about Medicare Enrollment    
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August 28, 2019

Thursday Night 8/29 on the Lawn with Central VT Council on Aging

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Thursday Night 8/29 on the Lawn with Central VT Council on Agingat The Alchemist Brewery, 100 Cottage Club Rd, Stowe, VT 5pm-9pm
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August 15, 2019

New! CVCOA has opening for a Development and Communications Assistant

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The Development and Communications Assistant will support Central Vermont’s Council on Aging (CVCOA) fund development, communications and public relations initiatives. This half-time position reports directly…
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August 13, 2019

Beth Stern quoted on WCAX

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CVCOA Executive Director Quoted on WCAX on Impact of Steep Increases in Health Insurance Rates
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July 02, 2019

CVCOA Seeks New AmeriCorps Member

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June 13, 2019

Elder Abuse Awareness

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New! VTDigger Commentary by Mary Hayden
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April 09, 2019

New! Press Release for "Age Out Loud"

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Press Release: Age Out Loud Fundraiser
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March 26, 2019

CVCOA's Silent Auction!

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Shop CVCOA Fundraiser Auction!Featuring Concept2 Indoor Rower (see auction item #27)
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March 20, 2019

Age Out Loud 2019!

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Age Out Loud is evening of comedic storytelling about aging and families featuring Susanne Schmidt and Kevin Gallagher with live music from The Brevity Thing. There will be a special guest performance by National Book Award winner Katherine ...
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February 07, 2019

CVCOA Featured on Local Television Show

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Abled and On Air with Lawrence SeilerFeaturing interviews with Chris Shaw and Barb Asen 
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January 31, 2019

Important Tips! How to Stay Warm

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Older Persons May be Vulnerable to Cold
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January 11, 2019

Save the Date!!

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CVCOA'S FUNDRAISER WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MAY 4TH AT THE BARRE OPERA HOUSE, 7pm  A night of comedy and music for all ages. Stay tuned for more information.....
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December 03, 2018

Central Vermont Council on Aging November 2018 Newsletter

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November 2018 Newsletter
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November 14, 2018

New! CVCOA 2018 Annual Report

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Annual Report
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October 29, 2018

Holiday Meals & Shoebox Gifts Cancelled

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October 25, 2018

Regional Public Transit Forums!

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Transit Forums
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October 15, 2018

CVCOA has New Position Opening for a Data Director!

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October 03, 2018

NEW! Vermont's State Plan on Aging Released

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Department of Aging and Disabilities Press Release
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September 26, 2018

New! Important Community Meeting about Transportation

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August 30, 2018

Beth Stern Re-Elected to National Aging Services Board

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Beth Stern to Serve on National Association for Area Agencies on Aging
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August 10, 2018

Central Vermont Council on Aging August 2018 Newsletter

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CVCOA August 2018 Newsletter
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July 11, 2018

Central Vermont Council on Aging July 2018 Newsletter

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July 2018 Newsletter
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June 28, 2018

Important Tips! How to Cope with Extreme Heat

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High temperatures are expected and CVCOA has tips for older Vermonters to cope: TIPS for Coping with Extreme Heat
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May 17, 2018

CVCOA Area Plan on Aging in Development

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NEW! Join us at CVCOA on June 27, 2018, 9am-11am for a Public Hearing on our four-year Area Plan on Aging
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April 12, 2018

Stowe Reporter Article on Housing and Older Vermonters

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"People want to stay in their communities as they age." – State Representative Dan NoyesRead Article
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April 12, 2018

Age Out Loud Fundraiser Tickets Available!

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"Age Out Loud' is an evening of comedic storytelling about aging and families featuring NPR award winning comedic storytellers and Moth Slam producers, Susanne Schmidt and Kevin Gallagher, with live blues/rock music by The Brevity Thing. There ...
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March 15, 2018

Senator Sanders Town Meeting April 14, 2018

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Senior Town Meeting with Sen. Sanders on April 14, 2018
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February 28, 2018

CVCOA Call to Artists for Art of Creative Aging

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Central Vermont Council on Aging will showcase the creativity of older Vermonters through artwork and storytelling this May, as part of Older Americans Month. More Information
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January 26, 2018

Client Praises CVCOA in Times Argus

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"Although many others have harder circumstances to deal with, I certainly was in crisis. With the understanding support of the staff at CVCOA, I was able to stay in my home, avert frozen pipes, avoid abandoning my cat, and risk homelessness."
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January 16, 2018

New Commentary by Beth Stern on Ageism in Times Argus

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"Ageism permeates how we look at older adults and how they look at themselves. Commonly used terms such as “the elderly” or “the aged” perpetuate stereotypes of frailty."
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December 19, 2017

Beth Stern in Video about Vermont National Award

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New! CVCOA Exec Dir, Beth Stern in video about Vermont being one of four states to win the Pacesetter Prize for improvements in Long-Term Services and supports.
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October 18, 2017

What about the contributions of aging Vermonters?

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Mary Hayden CommentaryAge Brings Wisdom Commentary on Vermont's Aging Population
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June 23, 2017

Times Argus Article on CVCOA's "Age Out Loud" Fundraiser!

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Times Argus Article on CVCOA's "Age Out Loud" Fundraiser!
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June 22, 2017

CVCOA thanks Community for "Age Out Loud" Fundraiser Support

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CVCOA thanks Community for "Age Out Loud" Fundraiser Support. View Article
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December 07, 2016

CVCOA receives praise for services to seniors

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CVCOA receives praise for services to seniors, from seniors themselves, in newly released study: "What Matters to At Risk Seniors: An Interview Study" for the Frail Elderly Project, an initiative of the Vermont Medical Society Education and ...
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June 15, 2016

Beth Stern's Letter to the Editor, Times Argus, on Worldwide Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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CVCOA Executive Director, Beth Stern's Letter to the Editor, Times Argus, on Worldwide Elder Abuse Awareness Day, "Elder abuse can be physical, emotional, financial and sexual."
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May 20, 2016

Tom Bright featured in Fox Local News 22/44 segment about Seniors and Self-Neglect

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CVCOA & Case Management Supervisor, Tom Bright featured in Fox Local News 22/44 segment about Seniors and Self-Neglect. View Article 
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May 16, 2016

Beth Stern's Commentary on the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

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CVCOA Executive Director, Beth Stern's Commentary on the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act in VT Digger: "Taking the Next Step for Older Americans" 
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May 12, 2016

Press Release - New Staff and Board Member

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May 12, 2016 PRESS RELEASE New Staff and Board Member Join CVCOA. Click here to read
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May 05, 2016

Susan Remington was featured in a segment on 3 Squares VT

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CVCOA client, Susan Remington was featured in a segment on 3 Squares VT, a nutrition program for Vermonters. The news segment highlighted the positive impact the program has, particularly for seniors. CVCOA's case management team connected Susan ...
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March 07, 2016

March 7, 2016 - Meals on Wheels!

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Meals on Wheels!
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April 27, 2015

V4A Welcomes New Executive Director

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V4A Welcomes New Executive DirectorThe Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging has hired Angela Smith-Dieng as its inaugural Executive Director. In this role, Ms. Smith-Dieng will work to leverage the collective abilities of the AAAs to ...
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April 08, 2015

Social Work Senior Brings Warmth to Burlington

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Social Work Senior Brings Warmth to BurlingtonWhen given the assignment to participate in a community event for her Social Work Practice class, senior Ceili Quigley declined. Instead, she started one. Quigley brought an initiative that’s gained ...
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January 25, 2015

Shaw’s Grocery Awards Senior Nutrition Grant to CVCOA

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Shaw’s Grocery Awards Senior Nutrition Grant to CVCOACVCOA has received a $1,500 grant from Shaw’s grocery stores for its “Healthy Eating as We Age” program to provide ways to increase the nutritional well-being of elders participating in senior ...
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December 23, 2014

New Collaboration for RSVP in the Northeast Kingdom

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New Collaboration for RSVP in the Northeast KingdomIn January 2015, CVCOA will be partnering with the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging to manage the grant for RSVP in the Northeast Kingdom areas.
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September 01, 2014

Board Members Join CVCOA

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Board Members Join CVCOADr. Marvin Malek and Peter Harris have joined the CVCOA Board of Directors. Dr Malek is a physician on the hospital care team at Central Vermont Hospital. Mr. Harris is an artist and has served on the Advisory Board of the ...
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February 27, 2014

CVCOA Receives Grant To Provide Local Produce to Vermont Seniors

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CVCOA Receives Grant To Provide Local Produce to Vermont SeniorsCVCOA has received a $75,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation for the “Healthy Eating as We Age” program. This grant will help purchase locally grown produce for use in meals ...
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August 27, 2013

Cuts Finish Off Neighbor to Neighbor Program for Seniors

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Cuts Finish Off Neighbor to Neighbor Program for SeniorsThis year’s federal budget cuts are causing the Central Vermont Council on Aging to end a popular program that helped seniors keep living at home, but the agency says it hopes to continue ...
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