Health

All About Alzheimer's: Vermont Town Hall Meeting on Alzheimer's 08/22/2014

Hosted by the Governor's Commission on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and the Alzheimer's Association, Vermont Chapter.

Speakers provide a positive discussion with fellow stakeholders in the dementia community and share ways to enhance dementia education, support and services in Vermont.
Short Presentations by Commissioner Susan Wehry, MD, Vermont Department of Disabilities Aging and Independent Living, William Pendlebury, MD, Medical Director of The Memory Center at Fletcher Allen Health Care and Rhonda Williams, Chronic Disease Prevention Chief, Vermont Department of Health.

A panel discussion with our speakers and additional participants representing families living with dementia, the residential long term care community and the Alzheimer's Association completes the Town Hall Meeting.

More information at: http://www.alz.org/vermont/index.asp

Vermont Workers' Center: The Power of Music 08/22/2014

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with Rik Palieri about this work as a musician and activist.  He has sung with the likes of Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen, recently returned from touring in Turkey.

CareNet VT Public Service Announcement 08/20/2014

Created by community producer Antoni Nazario to promote the work of CareNet in Burlington Vt.

Artful Word: Lake Champlain "Dragon Boat Festival" 08/03/2014

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival is all about community. It’s hundreds of dedicated Vermonters joining together for an unforgettable day of fitness, fun, and fundraising. Our community teams are made up of local businesses, non-profits, service groups, neighbors, and families who know that together we can make a real difference in the lives of our friends and neighbors with cancer.

For More Information Visit:

http://www.ridethedragon.org/

http://healingwindsvt.org/

Quality of Life Awards Clip 07/30/2014

Clip from the Quality of Life Awards.

North Avenue Corridor Study 07/30/2014

Jim Holway leads a discussion of New North End residents on the North Avenue Corridor study. More information available at the CCRPC website

Vermont Workers' Center: Grass Roots Organizing 07/25/2014

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with Amanda Shepard, Organizer with AFSCME on the important work of organizing on the 'ground level'.

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 07/23/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

More on Redistricting: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CityCouncil/Ward-Redistricting/

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 07/14/2014

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

Farm to Family Coupons at CVOEO 07/07/2014

A short program about the Farm to Family coupons available at CVOEO created by intern, Emily Hescock.

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