Windham County Take Back Day October 2019 results

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day occurred Oct. 26 and resulted in 882,919 pounds, or 441.5 tons, of unused medication collected nationally, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration website. Vermont took in 6,734 … Continued

Giving Tuesday at Grace Cottage Hospital

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy during the season of gratitude. Grace Cottage Hospital asks its friends and neighbors to participate in its Giving Tuesday campaign Dec. 3 and … Continued

Preparing for widowhood topic of AAUW meeting

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – With the average life expectancy of women longer than that of men, the Brattleboro branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a discussion session on “Preparing for Widowhood” Friday, Dec. 6 at noon. The … Continued

Medicare Open Enrollment deadline approaching

REGION – The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is the time during which Medicare beneficiaries can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them. Each year, Medicare plan costs and coverage typically change. In addition, your healthcare needs … Continued

Neighborhood Connections presents seminar on Medicare

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Tara Williams, licensed insurance agent with Heritage Way, will be at Neighborhood Connections Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. to present a seminar on Medicare. The goal of this free, informative seminar is to educate participants on … Continued

It’s time to get your flu shot

flu shot

REGION – With cases already reported in the state, flu season is upon us and Vermont health officials say now is the time for everyone 6 months and older to get their annual flu vaccine. It takes about two weeks … Continued

Save the date for Springfield Wellness Week 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Save the dates for the third annual Springfield Wellness Week, March 22-28. The Springfield community will host a series of health and wellness related activities – free and open to the public! Activities will take place at … Continued

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