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Council on Aging Recognized by HCRS

HCRS recently recognized the Council on Aging of Southeastern Vermont for their role in improving the quality of life for elders in Windham and Windsor counties.

As part of HCRS’ annual meeting held on November 7th, Judith Hayward, CEO, presented the Council on Aging with a Community Partnership Award for their collaborative relationship with HCRS’ Elder Care Program. The two organizations have been working together since 2000 to improve the well-being of older adults in southeastern Vermont.

Joyce Lemire, Executive Director of the Council on Aging, and Paula Fellows, Case Management Director accepted the award on behalf of the Council on Aging. Joyce and Paula have tirelessly devoted themselves to creating and maintaining a bridge of mutual understanding and cooperation between the two agencies and demonstrate a strong commitment for meeting the needs of the elderly in our communities.