September is a very positive month at Senior Solutions

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Senior Solutions announces upcoming programs and events. Become a Tai Chi Instructor On Thursday, Nov. 4 and Friday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., join Anne Bower and Laurie Knauer, authorized trainers of Tai Chi … Continued

What women should know about gynecologic cancer

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, a national recognition established by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer in 1999. It is estimated that this year 98,000 women will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer and some 30,000 will … Continued

Free new parent and caregiver workshop

NORWICH, Vt. – Local doula, NCS, and infant sleep specialist Jess Kimball is partnering with the Family Place in Norwich, Vt., to bring education to families all over, thanks to technology and our ability to tune in online. This class … Continued

Grace Cottage recognized as Age-Friendly

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital has joined a nationwide initiative to improve health care specifically for older adults. In its letter congratulating Grace Cottage for its “Age-Friendly” certification, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement calls Grace Cottage … Continued

Vermont’s Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk set for Oct. 23

Three women in pink t-shirts, standing with their backs to the camera. Names of breast cancer survivors written on their backs. White text over image: One mission to end breast cancer.

REGION – Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, reminds the Vermont community-at-large that its signature fundraising event, More Than Pink Walk, will be held Saturday, Oct. 23. The 2021 event will be held virtually again this year … Continued

HCRS to incentivize Covid vaccination with three $500 drawings

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, southeastern Vermont’s nonprofit community mental-health agency, will be hosting free Covid-19 vaccination clinics at their three regional offices in Hartford, Springfield, and Brattleboro with a drawing for a $500 gift card at … Continued

Author offers hope and action for wellbeing

REGION – “It is the rare person who has never dealt with physical or mental illness,” says Betsy Thomason, retired respiratory therapist and author of “Just Breathe Out – Using Your Breath to Create a New, Healthier You.” “This applies … Continued

Turning Point Recovery Parents in Recovery Book Club

REGION – Turning Point’s Parenting Program invites families to join a book club that helps parents in recovery and their children make connections and realize they are not alone in their struggle. Children are very welcome and snacks will be … Continued

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