9.35 am, Monday, 01.02.2016,
to improve health outcomes:
___ … participate in physical activity
___ … self manage chronic disease
__ … learn the proper use of health services
___ … socialize more
___ … reach out and connect*
__ … find support and seek to be enabled to stay connected** in rough conditions and in hard times because it is very important for physical and mental health …eh!
Vermont USA a largely rural State has a senior help line when people call they can actually talk to a real person and NOT to a frustrating voice mail menu.
Christine McAvoy is executive director of a senior’s center where local people can meet with one another in a warm place, have lunch and they have lots of things to do and there is more to be said