Beginning with Respect for You
to age at home, remain healthy, and stay active and connected to the community you know and love.
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. We're grateful to all sponsors and donors who support this mission.
Scammers often strike in the aftermath of natural disasters, taking advantage of community generosity and our heightened emotional state. Be on the lookout and report disaster-related scams. Click here to learn more.
CVCOA offers in-person technology training classes. Join the iPad Essentials class in Randolph or the Intro to Digital Culture class in Royalton from August 15 through September 14. Click here for more details and registration info.
Be empowered and be independent! Click here to get a personalized #FallsFree CheckUp today! Stay engaged, stay connected, and stay healthy by participating in a free exercise class near you.
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Medicare & You Workshops are offered regularly to help individuals who are new to the Medicare system.
"New Year Again!"
Join us on Zoom: January 4, 10:30 - 11:30 AM.
Medicare and You Workshop
Memorable Times Online
Memorable Times Online, "New Year Again!"
Join us to celebrate a fresh new year on Zoom:
We'll take a look at First Nights and New Year's Days around the world, plus enjoy a special "New Again" jukebox of tunes to bring in a good 2023!
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 expands meal options for older adults in several ways.
On November 5, community members can attend a free screening and discussion of Cycle of Memory at Joslin Memorial Library.
Montpelier, VT (October 5, 2023): Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA), along with Vermont Department of Health, Montpelier Senior Activity Center, Barre Area Senior Center, Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living, and ...
Governor Scott's proclamation for Ageism Awareness Day.
October 7th, 2023 marks the 2nd annual Ageism Awareness Day, sponsored by the American Society on Aging, with a goal of increasing understanding about this important issue and advocating for a society that respects, values, and celebrates people ...
The Barre Community Relief Fund (BCRF) Flood Relief Program seeks to provide financial support to individual households and businesses in Barre City and Barre Town impacted by the July 2023 flooding event. Below are details and answers to ...
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.
This is a difficult case and her work has made this Vermonter’s life so much better.
You are truly a life-saving ‘warrior.’ Please continue to do what you do so well.
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!
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.