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America’s convoluted payment/insurance system is why our per capita healthcare costs far exceed any other developed country, with worse health outcomes. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | About 200 people attended Countryside Adult Home’s recent annual picnic, a tradition that observed its 30th year this summer. Read more

The Sun

Of the nearly 1,500 calls in 2015-2016 to Vermont’s Emergency Medical Services to aid in a fall incident, 8 out of 10 involved people who were 65 years of age or older. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has written and released an online survey designed to garner public opinion on imposing a plastic straw ban. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County supervisors formally thanked Krissy Leerkes and staff at Essex County Office for the Aging for their efforts during the extended power outage in early May. Read more

The Sun

RUTLAND | Rutland resident and nurse practitioner Michelle Wade defines excellence. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RAY BROOK | The Boreas Pond Tract classification has been approved by the Adirondack Park Agency and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | If the City of Plattsburgh fines a property owner for not clearing the snow from their sidewalks, that property owner can now appeal the decision. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Hospice Volunteer Services of Addison County recently received a $2,500 grant from the Middlebury-based Vermont Community Foundation “Small and Inspiring” grant program. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

LAKE PLACID | Adirondack Foundation’s Generous Acts Fund (GAF) has awarded $37,600 in grants to organizations supporting quality of life for elders across the region. Read more

The Sun

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INDIAN LAKE | The Indian Lake Main Street Revitalization Committee sponsored a roundtable discussion last month to highlight energy efficiency programs available to local residents. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | When elders or people living with illness fall or take a sudden spill, health problems can be quite serious. Read more

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