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Volunteering is rewarding work

April 24, 2015

This article appeared in the April 15, 2015 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: Volunteering is rewarding work by HEATHER BAKER and AARON BRUSH Do you have as little as an hour or two of free time each week? Do you want to engage yourself in...   Read more »

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Move for your well-being

April 20, 2015

This article appeared in the April 8 2015 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: Move for your well-being by Janis Hall If you’re like me, you might find it difficult to follow through with your good intentions about exercise. Studies...   Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE!! SHARE THE LOVE

April 10, 2015

Contact: Heather Baker Development & Communications Coordinator (802) 786-5990 Hbaker@svcoa.net Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging was AWARDED $700 “SHARE THE LOVE” GRANT BY MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA Subaru’s seventh “Share the Love” event supports Rutland County’s seniors Rutland, Vermont, March 27, 2015 – Southwestern Vermont...   Read more »

Amazon Smile

April 2, 2015

Dear Charity Administrator, With Mother's Day just over five weeks away, now's a great time to plan a marketing campaign promoting Southwestern Vermont Council On Aging Inc's involvement with AmazonSmile. Shoppers turn to Amazon for great Mother's Day gifts like jewelry, flowers, and electronics. Grow your AmazonSmile donation potential by encouraging your supporters to shop at smile.amazon.com...   Read more »

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Older Americans Act, Meals on Wheels

April 1, 2015

This article appeared in the March 25, 2015 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 Americans Act, Meals on Wheels by Heather Baker On July 14, 1965, Congress passed the Older Americans Act to provide states with funding to improve elder...   Read more »

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Applebee's Flyer

March 27, 2015

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A Case of The WInter Blues

March 10, 2015

This article appeared in the March 4 2015 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: A case of the winter blues by Heather Baker It’s March but the stubborn cold weather seems to linger. With the bad weather comes the inevitable winter...   Read more »

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Amazon Smile

March 10, 2015

Amazon Smile is so easy to use! Please sign up to help support SVCOA!! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/03-0273983   Read more »

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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