A group of Rutland-area nurses affiliated with RAVNAH, the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, have a reason to celebrate after their agency was just named a 2015 top agency by HomeCare Elite.
Richard Walters, the man behind the push for the Vermont Legislature to enact so-called aid-in-dying measures, utilized that law; he ended his own life Oct. 16.
The Tour de Farms is one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours and is set in Addison County’s rolling farmlands – voted New England’s best biking by Yankee Magazine.
On Sept. 14, Middlebury Select Board members Laura Asermily and Susan Shashok reported their meeting between Police Chief Thomas Hanley and local biking enthusiasts to discuss proposed revisions to the Middlebury Ordinance for the Regulation of Bicycles and Skateboards.
Vermont’s adult obesity rate barely budged between 2013 and 2014 (24.7 percent to 24.8 percent), but the state ranked sixth best in the nation overall, according to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Local program strengthens seniors against falls
Progress on building Middlebury’s new municipal fitness center—located on Creek Road next to Tiger Field—is on schedule.
Racing in the Vermont Sun Sprint Triathlon for the eighteenth time in nine years, Cory Coffey, 38, of Vergennes won his first overall title in 1:03:54. Cory Robinson of Brandon was the runner up in 1:05:22.
The Tour de Farms is one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours is set in Addison County’s rolling farmlands.
Vermont has its fair share of flying insects, and mosquitoes seem to thrive here in the summer months.
TaeKwon Do KICKS of Middlebury and Vergennes held a Break-a-Thon fundraiser to support Womensafe of Middlebury and the U.S. Navy-Marine Corp Relief Fund. A Break-A-Thon works the same as any other "A-Thon" but instead of walking or reading students get to break boards.
RAVNAH, the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model, announced by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.
With appointments well below target, organizers of Rutland’s Gift-of-Life Summer Mini Marathon Blood Drive have issued an urgent appeal for donors.
When pop singer Kim Carnes' 1980s version of the song “Bette Davis Eyes” hit the top of the music charts, everyone was thinking about the late Hollywood actress’s mesmerizing baby blues. But now there appears to be a deeper, more ominous significance behind all eyes of blue.
As part of CVAA (Champlain Valley Agency on Aging), the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free health insurance counseling services for people on Medicare.