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In celebration of April as National Volunteer Month, Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank the dozens of compassionate, hardworking and committed volunteers who assist the agency and its clients each and every year.

The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A), serving the more than 132,000 older adults aged 60+ in Vermont, and GetSetUp, the largest and fastest-growing virtual social learning platform designed specifically for older adults, have partnered to help bridge the digital divide and combat social isolation for residents of Vermont.

SVCOA is currently recruiting additional members to serve on its Board of Director team. Click here to learn more about this leadership opportunity with SVCOA, as well as other avenues for serving the agency and its clients.

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging will be hosting its popular “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” course virtually this spring with a six-week class kicking off on April 15.

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Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging and Poultney Young at Heart Senior Center are teaming up to offer the area’s first session of “Matter of Balance,” a free, in-person class aimed at helping older Vermonters improve strength, balance and flexibility, and reduce their risk of falling.

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has launched its annual March for Meals initiative, a combination fundraising and awareness campaign aimed at generating support for its various nutrition services, namely the Meals on Wheels and community meal programs.

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging today announced that it will be accepting applications from Bennington and Rutland county aging services community organizations for supportive funding recently made available through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”).

SVCOA is offering another free session of the popular virtual "Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less" class beginning on February 7. Registration deadline is February 1 - sign up today!

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging today announced its schedule of free, virtual Medicare informational sessions to be held throughout 2022.