Older Adults

older Vermont woman at tennis court

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

Information for You

The Vermont Adult Tobacco Survey is a telephone survey of Vermont adults (18+).

Injury prevention is part of a comprehensive approach to enhancing health and quality of life for all Vermonters.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory performs molecular subtyping, and is a participant in the PulseNet program.

Carbon monoxide is a poison, even at low levels. Breathing high levels of CO can cause severe illness or death in a matter of minutes.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Changes in the climate can affect human health, including: effects from extreme heat, extreme weather events, tickborne and-mosquito-borne diseases, cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms, and air quality.

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