Climate change will be focus of ESI College summer series

For more than 20 years, Elderly Services has been offering an array of community programs featuring local experts, various Middlebury College professors, authors and others through our Lifelong Learning program, ESI College.

Elderly Services launches fundraising campaign

Elderly Services Inc. (ESI) is set to launch a special fund drive to support an approximately $3 million capital project to address sorely needed upgrades to the roof, insulation, mechanical systems and other elements of its nearly 20-year-old building at … (read more)

Elderly Services receives grant

The M&T Bank Foundation has awarded a grant of $5,000 to Elderly Services in support of the new ESI “Center for Positive Aging.”

Aging in Addison County: A large and vibrant aging population

I remember as a child, when I would imagine my future, all I wanted was an apartment of my own, a VW Bug, and a German shepherd, its head hanging out the window as we cruised down the highway.

Vergennes Day race to benefit Elderly Services

The 41st annual Vergennes Day celebration will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Letter to the editor: Elder advocates thank lawmakers

On behalf of the staff and participants of Elderly Services here in Middlebury, we would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the members of our Addison County legislative delegation.

Joanne Corbett to step down as Elderly Services chief

Just one thing has remained constant at ESI during the past 33 years: The able stewardship of Executive Director Joanne Corbett.

Elderly Services expands options; kids’ meals are back

ADDISON COUNTY — Addison County will see further signs of a pandemic rebound this month, as key services are due to be restored to people at both ends of the age spectrum.First, Elderly Services Inc. is set to reopen its immensely popular Project Independ … (read more)

Elders are Zooming to rekindle friendships

MIDDLEBURY — For most people, the extreme isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic is something new. But for stay-at-home seniors in Addison County, loneliness can be an almost constant companion.  That’s why Elderly Services Inc.’s Project Independence … (read more)

Local seniors whip up gingerbread Hagrid’s hut

MIDDLEBURY — The Elderly Services building off Exchange Street is modern and comfortable, offering a wonderful experience to participants in the nonprofit’s Project Independence adult daycare program. For a day earlier this month, the building took on an … (read more)

Elderly Services to host talk on dementia

MIDDLEBURY — According to the Vermont Alzheimer’s Association, 13,000 older Vermonters are diagnosed with dementia. Families are hungry for information and help. With that in mind, Elderly Services will host a panel of four experienced caregivers on Thurs … (read more)