Older Adults

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Resources and programs are available to help older Vermonters find services and support to live longer, healthier lives.

Information for You

From trained medical professionals who respond daily, to citizen volunteers who step up during natural disasters, Vermonters like you make all the difference in our communities' health, safety and preparedness.

You First can pay for services like breast cancer screenings, cervical cancer screenings, heart health screenings and lifestyle programs.

Get information about the flu vaccine, where to get vaccinated, and information on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.

Here is information about heart disease, risk factors, blood pressure, prevention, monitoring and treatment, plus tools and resources for individuals and families.

Vermont residents with terminal disease have the option to be prescribed a dose of medication to hasten the end of their life. This option requires the participation of a Vermont physician.

A Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) is a written order by the patient’s clinician directing health care providers not to attempt resuscitation. Clinician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (COLST) is a clinician’s order or orders for treatment. This may include limitations on treatment or medical interventions. It may also include a DNR order.

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