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Free Movie Tuesdays!!!

January 13, 2015

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Your are invited........

January 12, 2015

You are invited to help the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging celebrate the opening of our new office in Bennington from 8am - 4pm on Friday January 23 with a snow date of Friday January 30. Please come and meet the staff and enjoy some refreshments. Our new office is located in the Benmont Mill, 160 Benmont Avenue, Suite 90 Bennington, VT 05201   Read more »

Meals On Wheels Fundraiser

January 12, 2015

The ITALIAN-AMERICAN CLUB OF RUTLAND at 73 Grove Street in Rutland is holding a benefit dinner for Meals On Wheels on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pasta dinner w/salad, bread, & bread ALL PROCEEDS GO TO MEALS ON WHEELS Tickets are $9 per person ($5 for children under 10) and can be purchased at Meals On Wheels   Read more »

Self-Neglect

January 4, 2015

This article was published in the Bennington Banner on December 29, 2014 Self-Neglect The State of Vermont has seen an increase in self-neglect cases in the elderly. Self-neglect behavior is not a medical condition but rather the result of an underlying medical issue such as dementia, depression, mental health, or ill-health. Much of the time elders are not interested in accepting help from...   Read more »

Resolve to set yourself up for success

January 4, 2015

This article appeared in the December 31, 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: Resolve to set yourself up for successby Janis Hall Many New Year’s resolutions are health-related goals such as quitting smoking or losing weight. ...   Read more »

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Senator Sanders is hosting the free holiday dinner

December 4, 2014

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Hunger Amoung Elderly in Vermont

November 20, 2014

This article originally appeared in 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. 60 Plus: Hunger among elderly in Vermont HEATHER BAKER | November 19,2014 In May 1939 an experimental program was created to help people during the Depression era and to unload a surplus of...   Read more »

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Stay Safe & Healthy this Winter

November 6, 2014

This article originally appeared in 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: Stay Safe & Healthy this Winter Janis Hall | November 05, 2014 It is tempting to banish thoughts of cold weather and winter storms while we’re enjoying a mild autumn...   Read more »

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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 »

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