October 2017
News & Updates
Central Vermont Council on Aging
Supporting Central Vermonters to age with dignity and choice.

You are Invited!
Central Vermont Council on Aging Annual Meeting with Keynote by Lieutenant Governor
David Zuckerman
Thursday November 16, 2017,
9:30am - 12noon at
The Charlmont Restaurant in Morrisville
or call 479-0531

CVCOA Partners with Tai Chi of Vermont to Train New Tai Chi Instructors 

Sign up for classes to become a volunteer certified Tai Chi instructor for aging Vermonters--sessions are October 24-25 so register now! Details & Registration
October-December Medicare Part D (Prescriptions) Enrollment, Oh Boy!

Our intrepid Information and Assistance Team will soon begin Medicare Part D enrollment (prescription coverage) season from October 16-December 15. Our expert staff expects to assist more than 500 aging Vermonters to review their Part D plans, and assist with their annual enrollment.
Staff Announcements:

New Director of Case Management

Central Vermont Council on Aging has appointed Davoren Carr as the new Director of Case Management. Davoren has been a case manager in our Barre office for two years, providing care coordination services to towns in Washington County. Previously, her career was in law enforcement and hospice. Welcome to your new position, Davoren! To reach out to Davoren Carr, go to dcarr@cvcoa.org.
"SHIP" Guru Dagny Hoff Retires; New SHIP Coordinator Hired

Senior Health Insurance and Assistance Program Coordinator Dagny Hoff is retiring from CVCOA after 15 years. As SHIP coordinator, Dagny assisted thousands of Central Vermonters with their health insurance issues and facilitated Medicare Information Workshops.

Dagny has always been a fierce advocate for aging Vermonters and will be sorely missed. While replacing Dagny was challenging, veteran Chris Shaw is now leading Medicare Workshops and a new "SHIP" Coordinator has been hired. Thank you, Dagny!
CVCOA to Exhibit at State Health Fairs

C entral VT Council on Aging staff will be exhibiting and answering questions at the two annual State of Vermont Employee Health Fairs:                               

Monday, November 6 , 9am - 3pm at the Waterbury State Office Complex
Tuesday, November 7 , 9am - 3pm at the
Statehouse in Montpelier. Please contact Mary Hayden, (802) 476-2739 for more information. 
 Central Vermont Council on Aging toll free (877) 379-2600 or (802) 479-0531