From Classmate to Coach

Cynthia Thurston thinks about it often, especially during National Diabetes Awareness Month, the day she received a flyer in the mail for a My Healthy VT diabetes prevention program that would change her life forever. “My husband has type 2 diabetes. I also had been told by my health care provider that I was pre-diabetic,” […]

Diabetes Prevention Workshops-FREE

FREE Online Workshop! Available Statewide A Self-Management Program to help you get more active, lose weight, and decrease your risk of getting diabetes. What the program offers: Education and support to help you adopt healthier eating and exercise habits that can lead to weight loss and reduce your risk of getting diabetes. Participants meet once […]

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Volunteer Chaplaincy Program Training Sessions

Gifford Medical Center is announcing the start of a new series of training sessions for anyone interested in joining the Volunteer Chaplaincy Program.  Seven weekly sessions begin on Tuesday, August 17 between 10:00 and 11:30 am. Founded in 2000, the Volunteer Chaplaincy Program offers a non-sectarian presence of compassionate listening and counsel to all patents […]

Health Care Decisions Open House

Preparing for the unknown can feel daunting but your family, friends and health care providers need to know what your wishes are should you not be able to voice them. That’s why Gifford is hosting a Health Care Decisions Open House on Thursday, April 14th from 1-4 p.m. at Gifford Medical Center’s conference room. This all-ages community […]

Gifford Listening Tour- Rochester

Pierce Hall 38 S. Main St., Rochester, VT

 Through a series of “Listening Tours,” Gifford welcomes community members to a guided, inclusive and informal conversation regarding community health needs. The first of this series takes place Wednesday, May 18 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Pierce Hall on 38 S. Main Street in Rochester. “We want to hear from the communities we care for about […]

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Diabetes Management Workshop

Gifford Conference Center 44 South Main St., Randolph, VT

Diabetes can cause serious health problems, like heart disease, blindness and kidney failure. Through the diabetes self-management workshop, you can get the support you need to better manage your diabetes and prevent these serious problems. The Workshop is offered in a small-group format and is for people with type 2 diabetes. The workshop is led […]

Gifford Listening Tour- Chelsea, Tunbridge, Vershire

Chelsea Town Hall 296 Vermont 10, Chelsea

Through a “Listening Tour,” Gifford welcomes community members to a guided, inclusive and informal conversation regarding community health needs. The next stop on the tour is Thursday, June 2 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Chelsea Town Hall on 296 Vermont 10. “We want to hear from the communities we care for about their […]

Gifford Listening Tour- Bethel

Babes Bar 221 Main St., Bethel, VT

Through a “Listening Tour,” Gifford welcomes community members to a guided, inclusive and informal conversation regarding community health needs. The next stop on the tour is Monday, June 6 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at Babes Bar on 221 Main St, Bethel. “We want to hear from the communities we care for about their vision […]

Gifford Listening Tour- Randolph

The Chandler (Esther Mesh Room) 71 N. Main St., Randolph, VT

Through a “Listening Tour,” Gifford welcomes community members to a guided, inclusive and informal conversation regarding community health needs. The final stop on the tour is Tuesday, June 7 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at The Chandler's Esther Mesh Room on 71 N. Main St. in Randolph. “We want to hear from the communities we […]

Safe Sitter® Course

Gifford Health Care 44 South Main St., Randolph, VT

A Safe Sitter® course for young teens will be held on Saturday, June 11 at Gifford Health Care in Randolph. Anyone in grades sixth through eighth is eligible. The one-day course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques to young teens so they are equipped with the skills and confidence to act in an emergency. More […]

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Chronic Pain Management Workshop

Gifford Conference Center 44 South Main St., Randolph, VT

If you suffer from long-lasting (chronic) pain from an injury, surgery or health condition, you're not alone. About 100 million Amercians are living with chronic pain. That's more than are living with diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined! However, there are many things you can do to manage your pain and we can help.  Our […]

Diabetes Prevention Program Workshop

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Diabetes Prevention Program Workshop leader, Cynthia Thurston This program, for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, offers education and support to help you adopt healthier eating and exercise habits that can lead to weight loss and reduce your risk of getting diabetes. Please click the link below to register: https://www.myhealthyvt.org/workshop_dates/online-diabetes-prevention-program-7/

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