Older Adults

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

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Group living settings like apartment complexes, senior housing or long-term care facilities should follow strategies to detect and prevent the spread of respiratory viruses like the new coronavirus. Find guidance and resources to help.

Asthma treatment for a child or an adult will depend on the severity of their disease. The goal of treatment is to control the disease and prevent asthma attacks. An individualized asthma action plan is critical. 

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.

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.

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

Find free workshops, help paying for medicines, tips and fact sheets, mobile apps and information for health care professionals. 

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