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60 Plus Brain Health: What Really Works?

February 4, 2015

60 PlusBrain Health: What Really Works? This article was in the Rutland Herald on Wednesday February 4, 2015. Please feel free to share it. Cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists from around the world, cooperating through the leadership of the Stanford Center for Longevity and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, have issued a statement about the effectiveness of online...   Read more »

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Are You Ready for Flu Season?

January 28, 2015

Are You Ready for Flu Season? By: Heather Baker Published in the Rutland Herald 1/28/2015 Have you had your flu shot yet? If you are you 65 years or older, you may be more susceptible to the flu due to your weakened immune system. The seasonal flu in seniors is not only dangerous but can be deadly. According to FLU.GOV “ninety percent of flu-related deaths and more than half of...   Read more »

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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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