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Let’s Do Lunch: Volunteer with Meals on Wheels at Age Well

More than 20,000 Vermonters currently face the threat of hunger and 40,000 older Vermonters live alone in or near isolation. And, each and every day, Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver meals to those who need them the most.

“I am truly grateful to everyone involved with receiving my meals. I rely on the food but better than that, it’s delivered by cheerful people. Please pass on how happy I am to receive your services.” – Chris, Age Well Meals on Wheels client

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Choices for Care: Exploring Long-Term Care Options for Older Adults

 Are you or a loved one looking for a way to age at home, but need help coordinating and paying for care?  Age Well is equipped to make an independent lifestyle a reality. When you choose to work with Age Well, you have an entire network of services at your disposal, including HomeMedsMeals on Wheels, the Helpline and over 40 years of experience. As the leading experts for the aging population in Northwestern Vermont, we focus on lifestyle, happiness and wellness – not on age.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

d0e7a0d2 49a6 4376 807d 2dc91a223c4cWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older people by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.

 

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2018 Proposed Budget Update and Potential Impact to Seniors

3a3f23f1 e15d 438b 9911 9226a836c3f6The President has sent his Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget to Congress. The budget makes strong investments in defense programs at the expense of non-defense discretionary and other anti-hunger and poverty programs. Thankfully, the proposed budget does not cut Older Americans Act funding, but it does decimate other programs essential to keeping our clients safe, healthy, financially secure and independent.

Age Well and Essex Meals on Wheels Merge –To Meet the Growing Needs of Northwestern Vermont’s Aging Population

 After decades of partnering to relieve hunger, Age Well and Essex Meals on Wheels (EMOW) announced today they will merge their home-delivered meal services. This union will help meet the growing number of Northwestern Vermonters who rely on Meals on Wheels for nutritious meals, safety checks and friendly visits.

“For the past few years the board has focused on providing a more stable future for the delivery of meals to our clients,” said Jim Miller, President of EMOW Board of Directors. “The food and companionship delivered by Meals on Wheels is critical to so many of our neighbors and now with the help of Age Well, this program will continue to be strong.”

 

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