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CVCOA has openings on our Board of Directors. Join this group of leaders and help advocate for older adults in Central Vermont! 

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Our Mission

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) is the leading expert and advocate in healthy aging for Central Vermonters. At CVCOA, we respect the wishes of aging persons to age at home, remain healthy, and stay active and connected to the communities they know and love. We offer programs and services for people age 60+, caregivers, and their families. Our mission is to support Central Vermonters to age with dignity and choice.

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CVCOA Digital Impact Report

We're excited to share news and highlights from our last fiscal year. Click here to read and view our FY22 Digital Impact Report.


Partnering to help older adults age well by providing programming, experiences and connections to improve digital literacy. Click here to enroll in Free Classes today.

For Caregivers

From social activities, community resources, respite grants, and caregiver courses, CVCOA is here to support the challenges and joys of caring for loved ones. Click here to learn more.

CVCOA Events

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04/4 10:30am
04/4 10:30am to 11:30am "How Do I" Tech Support Drop-In Session @Online: ZOOM

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04/5 10:30am
04/5 10:30am to 11:30am Memorable Times Online @Online: Zoom

Memorable Times Online: English and Scottish Proverbs and Figures of Speech with our friends from Scotland

Join us on Zoom:

April 5
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Contact Barb Asen at [email protected] or 802-476-2681 for more information or the Zoom link.

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04/11 2:30pm
CVCOA Event 04/11 2:30pm to 4pm T4T Session: Explore Cities, Museums, and Nature Online, in Real Time @Online: Zoom

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Memorable Times Online

@Online: Zoom

Memorable Times Online: English and Scottish Proverbs and Figures of Speech with our friends from Scotland


This month we join with our memory cafe friends in Scotland to banter sayings across the Atlantic.

Do they say "Jeezum Crow!" or "Cat's pajamas?"  Do we know what "Your jacket’s on a shoogly peg" means?

Join us on Zoom:

April 5
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Contact Barb Asen at [email protected] or 802-476-2681 for more information or the Zoom link.

Memorable Times Online is the virtual memory café offered by Central Vermont Council on Aging in partnership with the ABLE Library of the Vermont Department of Libraries. It meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Zoom.  This dementia-friendly program is free and part of the memory café movement growing all around the world.  Registration is required.  Get in touch with CVCOA to find out more!

CVCOA News & Announcements

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March 14, 2023

CVCOA's Creative Care Kits Promote Family Art-Making

3 minute read

A story of how one family creates together using CVCOA's creative care kit. 
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March 08, 2023

Slam the Scam! How to Spot Government Imposters

0.5 minute read

Tips on how to spot and deal with a government imposter phone call.
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March 06, 2023

CVCOA Joins in Month-Long March for Meals Celebration with Communities Nationwide

3.5 minute read

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) announced today that it will be participating in the 21st annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and older adults in our community who rely on this essential ...
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March 03, 2023

Welcome Sue Catto, CVCOA Data Entry Specialist

0.5 minute read

Sue Catto joins CVCOA as data entry specialist, a position developed to support our data collection and entry processes.
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February 24, 2023

Take Action: Support Bill H109 and Nutrition for Older Vermonters

2.5 minute read

The combined state and federal funding for the Older Vermonters Nutrition Program does not meet current and future needs. Take action today to advocate for bill H.109 to increase funding for meals.
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February 07, 2023

"It's Good to Give Back" A Volunteer Story

2 minute read

Ever wonder what its like to volunteer with CVCOA?
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One person at a time, you have made the lives of older Vermonters better with support and companionship. The services you provide are part of being in a caring network to support Central Vermonters. Every single day our volunteers make a significant difference in the lives of others. Sarah Semler, CVCOA Volunteer Services Director
Brenda, you did a fantastic job with S.B. Your approach was person centered and despite all the difficult twists and turns of this case you stayed true to S.B. Her last years were better in no small measure because of your efforts. I am so proud to serve with you. Thank you so much! Praise for our Care Team staff from Anonymous
This is a difficult case and her work has made this Vermonter’s life so much better. Praise for our Care Team staff from Anonymous
You are truly a life-saving ‘warrior.’ Please continue to do what you do so well. Praise for our Care Team staff from Anonymous
To Karen and Rhenee, Thank you both for your valuable time and patience with me. You eased my discomfort with the ‘system’ and made it fun. It looks like you solved my dilemma within one hour. Praise for our Care Team staff from Anonymous

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