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Passumpsic Bank, NEK Council on Aging, and NVRH have come together to help feed people in the community by providing non-perishable food items for “emergency bags.” The bags will be delivered by NEK Council on Aging volunteers. Pictured with all the boxes of food are Laura Valcour, director of Nutrition at NEK Council on Aging and Kevin Crawley, NVRH director of Nutrition and Food Service.
The Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging is offering free line dance lessons, open to anyone able to dance. At least one new dance will be taught each Tuesday from now until at least the second Tuesday in December. The lessons will take place every Tuesday afternoon from 1-3 p.m. at the Lyndon Municipal Building. Please remember a change of footwear when you come.
ST. JOHNSBURY — The debilitating nature of Alzheimer’s disease was in contrast to the high-energy atmosphere of cheer, and hope, at Sunday morning’s annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s.
In celebration of its 40th Anniversary and Older Americans Month (May), the NEK Council on Aging is welcoming the comedy troupe Say It Forward Productions! on Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. at the South Church in St. Johnsbury.
Vermont loves to tout its many media accolades, frequently showing up on top 10 lists praising us for our health, happiness and sustainability. Pull aside the curtains, however, and anyone who is honest with themselves can only come to one conclusion: Vermont is in trouble.
ST. JOHNSBURY – According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. One out of four Americans aged 65 and over falls every year.
St. Johnsbury, VT – The NEK Council on Aging is pleased to offer a new aquatic wellness program created by the Arthritis Foundation and the Aquatic Exercise Association. The weekly program, starting on April 2nd, will take place at the Newport City Inn and Suites every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 – 2:30. There is a $5 fee to offset the cost of the use of the facility.
The Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging, in partnership with the Vermont Assistive Technology (AT) Program, is inviting the public to visit their office on 481 Summer Street in St. Johnsbury to demonstrate over 50 AT devices that are used to promote full access for those who may face challenges to daily living within their homes, occupations, or communities.