Parents & Caregivers

Parents & Caregivers

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Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.

Information for You

Gun violence affects the lives of many Vermonters each year. Firearm-related injuries and deaths are preventable and we can all play a role in creating safer communities.

If you or someone close to you is impacted by Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, you are not alone. There are more than 13,000 Vermonters aged 65 and older who have diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease—the most common cause of dementia—and another 30,000 Vermonters who care for them.

Our team of medical social workers are here to help children and families with special health needs, and the providers who care for them.

WIC offers a large range of healthy foods for your family. 

Secondhand smoke comes from burning tobacco products, like cigarettes, cigars, hookahs or pipes. It’s also what’s exhaled, or breathed out, by the person smoking.

Oral health is important, and establishing healthy habits shouldn’t be limited to regular visits to the dentist—in fact, there are many things that can be done right from home to benefit kids and adults. After all, maintaining healthy teeth and smiles to last a lifetime starts with small habits. 

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