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Elderly

Building inclusive and vibrant communities

CommunityTwo Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission and the statewide Fair Housing Project of CVOEO offer a presentation and group discussion about building inclusive and economically vibrant communities.

Why are seniors less likely to move than younger households?  

Senior MobilityElderly baby boomers may be less likely to move to new "senior" housing in the numbers many expect, recent research from Harvard’s Jo

New website for Vermont’s SASH program goes live

sashA new website devoted exclusively to the SASH (Support and Services at Home) Program is now on line, thanks to Cathedral Square. 

Smart financing promotes smart energy use in Vermont

energy moneyResidential energy efficiency projects are underway around the state as a result of $6.5 million allocated last year by the Vermont legislature to create lending opportunities that encourage smart energy use.   State Treasurer Beth Pearc

Twelve new assisted living units open in Townshend

The West River Valley senior housing complex Townshend opened a newly-constructed wing of the assisted living building for twelve additional Vermont households.  These new apartments offer the flexibility of independent living with

Survey about seniors and community capacity needs your input

The Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) is conducting a statewide assessment of the needs of seniors and community capacities.   

May is "Older Americans Month"

Every year since 1963, May has been a month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and reflect on their contributions and achievements.

Bipartisan Policy Center recommends broad changes for U.S. housing policy

Earlier this week, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission released its vision for the future of housing policy in its report: 

Census shows senior population growing much faster than total population

Eldridge highlights elderly's housing needs

Nancy Eldridge

According to Nancy Eldridge, Executive Director of Vermont's Cathedral Square Corporation, programs that combine funding sources and care management approaches can provide cost effective, compassionate, and sustainable housing and care for low-income elderly people.    

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