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VPAS highlights Meals on Wheels program

Valley Program for Aging Services will participate in the 15th annual March for Meals Community Champions Week.


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VPAS launches Farm Market Fresh for Seniors program

The Farm Market Fresh for Seniors program is supported by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.


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Walmart Foundation funds Meals on Wheels expansion

Valley Program for Aging Services will be able to expand its Meals on Wheels program, thanks to the generosity of the Walmart Foundation.


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Diabetes workshop launching next week in Waynesboro

The Valley Program for Aging Services is launching a pair of new Diabetes Self Management workshop opportunities for area residents.


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VPAS strategic planning meeting postponed: Snow

The Valley Program for Aging Services strategic planning Community Listening Session scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to expected inclement weather.


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Valley Program for Aging Services seeks public input on future services

The Valley Program for Aging Services is seeking public input from members of this community as part of its strategic planning process.


Energy Assistance application period in Highland now open

The Energy Assistance, Fuel Component application period is open until November 13, 2015. Eligibility is based on income and actual heating cost.


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Seniors can get help with energy bills

Homeowners and renters: If you qualify as a low-to-moderate-income household Community Housing Partners can help reduce your energy bills and make your home more comfortable, energy efficient and affordable year around.


Presentation on Medicare Part D in Highland County

Amy Adkins Taylor, VICAP Program Coordinator with the Valley Program for Aging Services, spoke to 33 people at the community luncheon held at the Highland Inn in Monterey about Medicare and Part D on Wednesday.


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Questions about Medicare?

The Medicare Open Enrollment period is Oct. 15-Dec. 7. If you have questions about which Part D drug plans or Medicare Advantage plans will be available in our local area for 2016, how to compare their costs and benefits, and would like assistance with enrollment, Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) is here to help.


Free Medicare Open Enrollment program at Staunton Senior Center

Find out about Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans for 2016 by attending a free Medicare Open Enrollment program presented by Amy Adkins, Insurance Counselor with the Virginia Counseling & Assistance Program on Thursday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Staunton Senior Center.


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Monterey Senior Luncheon at the Highland Inn in Monterey

Jeanne Flinn, Integrative Behavior Health Therapist from Highland Medical Center, will talk from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Highland Inn in Monterey about caring for aging parents.


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VPAS offers Farm Market Fresh for Seniors program

Farm Market Fresh for Seniors program coupons are available on a limited, first come, first served basis. The program starts July1 and ends November 16.


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Fan Care: Free fans for seniors

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) is sponsoring the Fan Care program again this year along with Virginia Division for the Aging and Dominion Virginia Power. This program distributes free fans to older adults whose health is threatened by the lack of a cooling device in the home.


Maury River Senior Center celebrates 10th anniversary

A major milestone will be marked, when Maury River Senior Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary, with daily Open Houses from 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. throughout the week of May 18 to May 22nd. The Center has been a vital resource for thousands of seniors who wanted a place to connect with people close to their age.


Bath Community Senior Center seeks substitute van driver, substitute director

Bath Community Senior Center seeks a substitute van driver: Van drivers work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is an on call, part-time position at BCSC under the supervision of the Center Director.


Gospel concert at Maury River Senior Center

Over 65 performers, members, staff and community friends attended Mrs. C’s Pickers and Singers annual Gospel Concert on April 24 at the Maury River Senior Center.


March/April issue of Augusta Free Press: The Magazine available online

The March/April issue of Augusta Free Press: The Magazine is available online and will be distributed locally in Waynesboro, Staunton, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg and Lexington in the coming days.


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Free income tax preparation service offered by AARP/Tax Aide

Again this year, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation, District 6, Tax Aide volunteers will offer free, confidential, federal and state income tax service.


Special presentation at Bath Senior Center in honor of Black History Month

Perlista Henry and Joan Williams gave a presentation to the Bath Community Senior Center on Chef Edna Lewis, who was born in Orange, Virginia, and was the granddaughter of former slaves.


Caregiver Support Group at Waynesboro Senior Center

Are you a caregiver for a parent or loved one ? If you feel overwhelmed and in need of support, come join our group!


CDSMP workshops at Waynesboro Senior Center

Waynesboro Senior Center offers two free workshops for individuals with ongoing health conditions and for their caregivers.


AARP Driver Safety Course at Waynesboro Senior Center

Details on an AARP Driver Safety Smart Driver Course, April 9 & 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Waynesboro Senior Center.


Waynesboro Senior Center to Host Annual Raffle

Details on the annual raffle benefitting the Waynesboro Senior Center.


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Local real estate tax relief programs

Low income seniors who live in and own property in the SAW region (Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro), and who are 65 years or older, or who are permanent and totally disabled persons, or disabled veterans with 100% service connected permanent and total disability, are eligible to apply for 2015 Real Estate Tax Relief.


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VPAS announces new executive director

Valley Program for Aging Services Inc.’s Board of Directors announced the appointment of long-time staff member and current co-interim executive director, Jeri Schaff, to the position of executive director.


VPAS. Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging leaders taking part in cancer survivor training

Stanford has released the new Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program, and Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Coordinator Joyce Nussbaum will be participating in the cross training for Master Trainers on January 20.


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VICAP open enrollment breaks record

VICAP staff and volunteers at Valley Program for Aging Services broke a record for the number of individuals served and contacts recorded during Medicare’s Open Enrollment Oct. 15-Dec. 7.


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New drivers license laws for seniors now in effect

New drivers license laws affecting older adults took effect on January 1, 2015. After an individual reaches 75 years of age, all driver’s license renewals must be made in person at DMV. The age was previously 80.


Bath Senior Center members visit Homestead

The Bath Senior Members visited The Omni Homestead Resort December 15.


Valley Program for Aging Services debuts new website designed by Auguta Free Press

Valley Program for Aging Services has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press highlighting its array of senior services in the Shenandoah Valley.


VPAS meets MillerCoors employees

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham region of the Valley Program for Aging Services had the opportunity to meet MillerCoors employees at their annual United Way Employee Fair on October 28 and 30.


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Recruitment begins for two outreach specialist positions at VPAS

Recruitment is underway to fill two positions for an Outreach Specialist in the Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro and Harrisonburg Rockingham Regions at the Valley Program for Aging Services.


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Valley Program for Aging Services: News and Notes

The latest news and notes from the Valley Program for Aging Services.


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Valley Program for Aging Services News and Notes

Meals on Wheels volunteers for PRSC, Frank and Betty Lambert, were the proud winners of the $15.00 Wal-Mart gift card which is awarded each month through a drawing.