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Addison Independent: Vt. Seniors Benefit from Spectrum of Services - Green Mountain State wins National Award

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September 28, 2017 (Middlebury, VT) – Diane Whitney, 70, worked in health care for 26 years before retiring and moving into the Middlebury Commons.

“My body is (still) not used to the down time,” she said with a laugh.

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Vermont Business Magazine: Age Well updates software to service Meals on Wheels

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Vermont Business Magazine

Age Well has recently completed an extensive search for a platform to support their Meals on Wheels and Community Meals programs. The nonprofit has chosen Accessible Solution’s software ServTracker. This comprehensive system will enable Age Well, the largest provider of Meals on Wheels and Community Meals in the state to automate driver routes, generate meal orders each day, and streamline volunteer planning and delivery schedules.

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SEVEN DAYS: VNA Provides Day Care to New American Elders

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 July 19, 2017 (Colchester, VT) - In a sunny room at the Adult Day Program in Colchester, Harka Rai sat hunched over a coloring page. The 81-year-old Bhutanese man had colored the central floral design red and blue and was moving on to a different section of the page. His wife, Dhan, sat next to him. She, too, was engrossed in her own work.

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VTDIGGER: Age Well and Essex Meals on Wheels Merge to Meet the Growing Needs of Vermont’s Aging Population

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May 25, 2017 (Essex Junction, VT) – 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. 

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Age Well Highlights Limited-Time Opportunity For Equitable Relief to Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries

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April 10, 2017 (Essex Junction, VT) – Age Well’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program highlights a limited-time opportunity for eligible Medicare Beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently offering equitable relief to individuals who did not receive the necessary information about Medicare and Vermont Health Connect. This relief would allow beneficiaries to reinstate Medicare Part B medical coverage or relieve their Medicare Part B late penalty in certain circumstances.

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Senator Sanders: Republican Budget Cuts $76 Million from Meals on Wheels

October 13, 2017 - Senate Republican’s budget would cut $76 million from the Meals on Wheels program to give tax breaks to the top 1%. Watch the video below for more details from a recent conference.

 

 

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My Champlain Valley: Vermont Meals on Wheels Needs More Funding

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August 23, 2017 (Essex, VT) - As national cuts for the Meals on Wheels program have been talked about, the Vermont Program has not been hit. However, the need for meals is going up while funding has stayed the same for decades.

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VTDIGGER: Albany College of Pharmacy’s Vermont Campus Partners with Age Well to provide Experiential Education Opportunities to Students

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 May 25, 2017 (Essex Junction, VT/Colchester, VT) – The Vermont campus of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is pleased to announce a new partner in our Experiential Education Program. Age Well (formerly the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging) and Vermont-campus pharmacy students in their second professional year will be working together, providing patient care in the Team Based Care Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience.

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Age Well and United Ways of Vermont 2-1-1 Announce Innovative Partnership for Vermont Senior Helpline

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April 19, 2017 (Essex Junction, VT) — Age Well, Northwestern Vermont’s leading resource and advocates for the aging population and Vermont 2-1-1, United Way’s Information & Referral program are excited to announce an innovative partnership to improve and expand the Senior Helpline.  When Vermont seniors and their families call into the Helpline, Age Well Information & Referral coordinators will now be utilizing a new software platform, ReferNet which is supported by the Vermont 211 resource database.

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BURLINGTON FREE PRESS: Age Well Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

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March 29, 2017 (Essex Junction, VT) — Age Well, the leading experts and advocates for the aging population Northwestern Vermont, welcomed five new members to their Board of Directors.

New board members include: David Carter (Senior Vice President and Senior Banker at People’s United Bank), Dr. Kim Halladay (previous CEO of West Michigan’s Community Mental Health organization), Jim LeFerve (CEO of LeFevre & Associates), Dr. Allan Ramsay (People’s Health & Wellness Clinic), and Sarah Tischler (Partner at Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP).

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