Valley Program for Aging Services will participate in the 15th annual March for Meals Community Champions Week.
The Farm Market Fresh for Seniors program is supported by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
The Valley Program for Aging Services is launching a pair of new Diabetes Self Management workshop opportunities for area residents.
The Valley Program for Aging Services strategic planning Community Listening Session scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to expected inclement weather.
The Valley Program for Aging Services is seeking public input from members of this community as part of its strategic planning process.
The Energy Assistance, Fuel Component application period is open until November 13, 2015. Eligibility is based on income and actual heating cost.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Waynesboro Senior Center offers two free workshops for individuals with ongoing health conditions and for their caregivers.
Details on an AARP Driver Safety Smart Driver Course, April 9 & 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Waynesboro Senior Center.
Details on the annual raffle benefitting the Waynesboro Senior Center.
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.
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.
Wow we have had fantastic Second Wind programs and speakers so far in January and the month isn’t over!
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.
The Myers and Phillips children visited Bath Community Senior Center January 7. They played a selection of songs on the violin, cello and piano. Our members enjoyed listening to these talented children and look forward to their next visit.
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.
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.
The Bath Senior Members visited The Omni Homestead Resort December 15.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Westat to conduct a study of evidence based programs including the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP).
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’s weekly Bingo operation that started on Oct. 3, 2013 at Waynesboro Senior Center has been discontinued.
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.
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.
Handmade quilts were donated to Volunteer Coordinator Dawn Shull on Wednesday September 24th as part of a project one of her Meals on Wheels volunteer approached her with several months ago.
East Rockingham Senior Center members welcomed Brandy Wade as the new Center Director on Monday, September 15.
“You Can! Live Well! Diabetes Self-Management Program” is a free workshop series for adults of any age with diabetes, their family members and caregivers.
News from senior centers run by Valley Program for Aging Services.
The Valley Program for Aging Services’ Meals on Wheels program serves a nutritious meal Monday through Friday to homebound residents in Staunton who are over age 60.
Fourteen members of the Bath Senior Center completed the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSME) and the Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) on July 28 and received a Certificate of Completion.
Fourteen members of the Bath Community Senior Center completed the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – Diabetes Self-Management on July 28 and received a Certificate of Completion.
Staunton Senior Center Local Council members gathered to develop a balanced budget at a special meeting.
Kathryn Coit, Valley Program for Aging Services Outreach Specialist and Coordinator visited Bath Community Senior Center July 3.