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LGBT Folks Get Old Too

October 20, 2014

60 Plus: LGBT Folks Get Old Too by Janis Hall A comprehensive study of older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans has just released its findings. “Out and Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of LGBT Older Adults, Ages 45-75” was authored by SAGE, Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders. Here we share some health-related aspects of...   Read more »

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Senior Summit 2014

October 16, 2014

Today we gathered meal sites from Rutland and Bennington Counties and shared about activities that they do. What a great day it was! We had a wonderful meal prepared by Diane from Young at Heart Senior Center in Poultney and entertainment by the Groovey Grannies! We plan to continue this every year so if you were not able to attend this year we...   Read more »

Older Adults at Greater Risk of CO Poisoning

October 2, 2014

This article appeared in the October 1, 2014 issue of the Rutland Herald. We encourage you to share it, but please include the above credit when forwarding, sharing or reprinting in other newspapers or newsletters. Thanks. 60 PLUS: OLDER ADULTS AT GREATER RISK OF CO POISONING SANDY CONRAD and JOYCE LEMIRE A co-worker of ours recently experienced symptoms of mild carbon monoxide (CO)...   Read more »

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Stowe Bus Trip Thanks!

October 1, 2014

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Elders need time to make best decisions

September 25, 2014

This article appeared in the Sept. 17 2014 issue of the Rutland Herald. We encourage you to share it, but please include the above credit when forwarding, sharing or reprinting in other newspapers or newsletters. Thanks. 60 Plus: Elders need time to make best decisionsSandy Conrad and Joyce Lemire One of our favorite books about helping very old relatives with health care and life...   Read more »

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Wreath Fundraiser!!!

September 25, 2014

Wreath Fundraiser Southwestern Council on Aging Will be taking orders for 22”Mixed Evergreen Wreaths for $25.00 each! If you would like your wreath before Thanksgiving you need to place your order before November 3 or if you would like your wreath after Thanksgiving you can place your order November 4 – 10 with a delivery date the first week of December. To place an order...   Read more »

Flu Facts

September 23, 2014

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State Parks - Green Mountain Passport

September 19, 2014

GREEN MOUNTAIN PASSPORT A DISCOUNT PROGRAM FOR SENIORS AND VETERANS To be eligible for a passport, a person must be: A legal resident of Vermont and is 62 years of age or older or A veteran of the uniformed services Use your passport for free admission to Vermont State Parks (overnight camping and other park fees are excluded), Vermont State Historic Sites, and events which are fully State...   Read more »

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Meals on Wheels

September 19, 2014

Did you know that there is a real hunger crisis among seniors? Nationwide 8.8 million seniors (1 in 6) worry about where their next meal will come from. In Vermont 10.8% of seniors (14,868) are struggling with hunger. The 1965 The Older Americans Act (OAA) was passed to help seniors who were at substantial risk of hunger and of losing their ability to live independently. One of the many programs...   Read more »

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Thank you Meals on Wheels Staff

September 16, 2014

Dear Meals on Wheels Staff, My husband and I want to thank all of you there from the bottom of our hearts for the wonderful service that you provided for us over this past year or so. Your agency is important to our community and for those in need of help. Please thank cute little Katie for me for all the hard work that she does for others (I will miss seeing her great fashion sense). We are so...   Read more »

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