Older Adults

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

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

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. 

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

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.

Suicide touches the lives of many Vermonters. Our intentional self-harm and death by suicide rates are significantly higher than the United States rates. Find help, learn about warning, signs, risk and protective factors. Read about what Vermont is doing to prevent suicide.

 

Arthritis is 100+ different rheumatic diseases and conditions. The most common form is osteoarthritis. Other common forms are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia and gout. Some forms of arthritis can affect multiple organs.

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