University of Vermont

College of Medicine

The Center on Aging

Events, Seminars, Courses

Save the Date! The 2015 Gerontology Symposia will take place on:


March 10, 2015 (Tuesday)

Hilton Hotel

Burlington, Vermont


May 29, 2015 (Friday)

Franklin Conference Center at the Howe Center (new venue!)

Rutland, Vermont


Focus for the 2015 Symposia will be on Dementia. Dr. William Pendlebury will deliver the keynote address entitled:

The Public Health Impact of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Challenges and Opportunities


Registration opens in January 2015.  To be notified when registration opens, email


Interesting in exhibiting?  Contact Janet Nunziata at or phone her at (802) 656-4220.


"Caring and Sharing Series" - Hosted by The Arbors at Shelburne
687 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT  (802) 985-8600

Hosted by Allyson Sweeney, The Arbors at Shelburne

Co-Hosted by Diane Way, Armistead Caregiver Serivces


Lean on the Alzheimer's Association with Jessie Cornell, MSW

Wednesday, November 19th

9:30 - 11:00 am


A Gift for the Caregiver

Wednesday, December 17th

9:30 - 11:00 am


Click here to view a flier about these three programs


Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Do you care for a friend or family member? Learn how to balance caring for yourself while caring for others!


Tuesdays, Oct. 28 - December 2, 2014


East Montpelier - Twin Valley Senior Center (4583 Route 2)


Call Barb Asen at (802) 476-2681 to register.


Print a flyer about this 6 week class.

Free Educational Programs on Dementia Offered Statewide from October 2014 - May 2015

The Alzheimer's Asosciation of Vermont has announced a series of FREE educational programs for the public.


Each session takes place statewide at each of the VIT (Vermont Interactive Television) sites:


     Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndonville, Montpelier, Middlebury,

     Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Junction, Williston


Click here for the list of classes with dates. (See back of flier for class descriptions.)


Memory Cafés - Monthly


Queen City Memory Café    

Thayer House Garden Commons Room

1197 North Avenue, Burlington, VT  05408

3rd Saturday, monthly

10 am - 12 noon


Next Café is:  Saturday, November 15, 2014


Last Café of 2014 is Saturday, December 20, 2014



Montpelier Memory Café 

2nd Saturday, monthly

10 - 11:30 am

Montpelier Senior Center


Information:  Contact Liz Dodd at (802) 229-9630


North Country Memory Café    

3rd Wednesday, monthly

2 pm - 4 pm

St. Albans Free Library


People with Alzheimer’s and dementia, along with their families, can come together for a unique blend of socialization and peer-to-peer support. Refreshments served. (Hosted by St Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center).



Celebrating Seniors in Vermont - Fall 2014 Harvest Dinner


Harvest Dinner - Dinner and Dancing to a Live Band at the Elks Club, Burlington

Wednesday, November 12

5:00 - 7:30 pm


Celebrating Seniors in Vermont is a non-profit that creates opportunities for seniors to come together for affordable social community events and activities.

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