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If you have Medicare, please take the short survey when you have a few moments to share your experiences. It is important to hear from a wide cross-section of Vermonters with Medicare on this issue.

SVCOA is offering another free session of the popular virtual "Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less" class beginning in August. Click here to learn more!

Getting your COVID-19 booster is a simple and effective way of protecting you and your loved ones from COVID. Learn more here!

SVCOA's Madelyn Gardner - Nutrition & Wellness Coordinator, and Age Well's Chris Moldovan - Nutrition & Wellness Director, were featured recently on University of Vermont Extension's Across the Fence show where they discussed the range of supportive nutrition programs available to older Vermonters. Check out the program here to learn more!

Learn more here about 3SquaresVT and the Crop Cash program and how it can help you stay healthy and independent, and stretch your dollar while shopping for food! Questions? Give us a call at 802-786-5990 to find out more!

News, notes, updates, events and more from Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging's Nutrition and Wellness Department!

Heat-related illnesses in Vermont become much more common when temperatures warm to the mid-80s and above, especially on sunny and humid days. With summer kicking into high gear and the thermometer moving up, the Department of Health has unveiled a new interactive map where Vermonters can find nearby places to cool off during hot weather.

SVCOA congratulates our valued colleague Kathy Paquet, outgoing Nutrition Director with Central Vermont Council on Aging, on her retirement after 31 years of service to older Vermonters across the state. Thanks Kathy for your tremendous service and partnership!

Interested in making a difference in your community? Learn more here about our impactful Senior Companion Program and find out if you are eligible to participate!

Vermont's demographics are changing. What will it take to ensure all Vermonters have the opportunity for financial security, health and wellness, social connection, affordable housing, transportation and more? Learn more here about how you can provide your feedback through the VAPAW Community Survey!