Older Adults

older Vermont woman at tennis court

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

Information for You

Act now to prepare for any emergency – flooding, an ice storm, power outage, flu pandemic or disease outbreak. You may need to evacuate or stay where you are to keep safe.

Cancer develops gradually as a result of many different factors related to lifestyle choices, environment and genetics. Anyone can develop cancer, but many cancers can be prevented.

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. 

If you have prediabetes, you can prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes. Don’t wait until you develop diabetes – take action right away to help prevent prediabetes from becoming Type 2.

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

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.

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