Free Food at Grace Cottage: Location/Time Change

Grace Cottage Hospital hosts the Vermont Foodbank’s “VeggieVanGo” free food distribution program on the fourth Thursday of each month. The purpose of the program is to help people who cannot afford to buy enough fruits and vegetables to sustain a healthy lifestyle for themselves and their families. All are welcome and no proof of eligibility […]

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Grace Cottage Hospital Cell Coverage Saved

Greg Sukiennik of the Brattleboro Reformer reports on the quick response of Governor Phil Scott’s office and AT&T in keeping cell phone reception in tact at Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital. Grace Cottage President and CEO Doug DiVello told the Reformer the COW was driven east from Missouri and arrived at the hospital over […]

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Free 11-Week Workshop for Those with Addictive Eating Disorders

Grace Cottage is offering a free support group for the community called “Overcoming Addictive Food Behavior,” starting Wed., April 18, and meeting for 11 weeks.   Compulsive overeating is a complex and pervasive problem.  A one dimensional approach to weight loss has rarely worked because different people are overweight for different reasons, and most people […]

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Hospitals Ask Area Residents to Take Health Needs Survey

WINDHAM COUNTY, VT – Throughout the month of March, residents of Windham County are encouraged to take a brief survey to share what they consider their most pressing healthcare needs and concerns. It is available online at www.wellnessinwindham.org. The survey is an important part of a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) being conducted jointly by […]

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Healthcare Matters – Ep. 8 Men’s Health

Healthcare Matters Ep 8

Bill Monahan, a Registered Nurse and Community Outreach Coordinator, speaks with host Marty Cohn, as they discuss men’s health topics from the cultural barriers men face when seeking medical help, to common sense ways to stay healthy.

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Couch to 5K Training Program Offered thru 5/8

The C25K group will meet Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Grace Cottage cafeteria, March 13th – May 8th. Participation is free. The group will train outdoors together once a week, and they’ll be encouraged to train on their own time two more days each week. Best to start on March 13th, but you may join the group at any time.

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Grace Cottage Offers New ‘Chair Yoga’ Class

In addition to its popular Tuesday/Friday yoga classes, Grace Cottage is offering a ‘Chair Yoga’ class on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 1:45, March 7th – April 11th. Beginners to yoga are welcome, as is anyone with limited flexibility or an inability to practice on the floor. Participants will flow through an eclectic blend of seated […]

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Grace Cottage’s Online Auction – Don’t Miss Out!

Wouldn’t a dinner out be lovely? An African Safari?! How about some new artwork for your walls? From 6 a.m. on February 14, ‘til the clock strikes 9:00 p.m. on February 28, you can bid on these items and many more through the Grace Cottage’s annual Cabin Fever Online Auction. (Link to auction site.) An […]

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Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital Welcomes New CEO

Douglas DeVillo

The Board of Trustees of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital has appointed Douglas F. DiVello to the position of chief executive officer, effective February 12, 2018. DiVello is replacing Roger Allbee, who announced his plans last July to retire from this position as soon as a replacement was hired. DiVello was the CEO at […]

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