Locals Bring Home Healthy Food with Assistance from Grace Cottage

Vermonters are hardworking people, but the high costs of housing, food, fuel and other necessities can make it tough to meet basic needs. Thanks to 3SquaresVT (formerly food stamps) more Vermonters are able to buy healthy food for themselves and their families. Resource Advocate Jane Wheeler is available to help residents within the Grace Cottage […]

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Yoga Classes Resume at Grace Cottage

After a short summer break, starting September 4, Grace Cottage will offer two yoga classes: Viniyoga-style classes on Tuesdays and Fridays and a ‘Chair Yoga for Beginners’ series on Wednesdays. Class fees are subsidized by the healthcare center so that more people in the community can afford to attend. The ‘Chair Yoga’ class runs as […]

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Grace Cottage Wins Three ‘Readers Choice’ Awards

“Best Place to Work,” “Best Physical Therapy,” and “Best Doctor” were the three categories for which Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital took home top honors in the 2018 Brattleboro Reformer Readers Choice Awards. All winners were recognized in the July 21st edition of the Windham County publication. This is the second consecutive year that […]

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New ‘Tai Chi for Fall Prevention’ Series Begins August 22

Starting August 22, Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital will host a new, free beginner level Tai Chi class in its Community Wellness Center. The series runs for six weeks, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9:00 – 10:00 am. The soft, flowing movements of this ancient Chinese practice are widely acclaimed as one of the most […]

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Don’t Miss Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day, Saturday August 4th

The 68th Annual Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day will be held on the Townshend Common on Saturday, August 4. This free all-day, family-friendly event runs from 9 am – 5 pm. Rain or shine. Voted a Top 10 Summer Event last year by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Grace Cottage’s Hospital Fair Day has also […]

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Mental Health Family Support Group Offered at Grace Cottage

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont (NAMI Vermont) is pleased to announce a new family support group that will be offered in Townshend from 6:30-8:00 p.m on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is August 14th. Grace Cottage has partnered with NAMI Vermont to offer the meeting at their Community […]

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Grace Cottage Family Health Welcomes New Primary Care Provider

Family Nurse Practitioner David McCormack has joined the staff of Grace Cottage Family Health and is accepting new primary care patients. Formerly a nursing supervisor at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and then a provider at Brattleboro Family Medicine, David lives in Newfane with his family. A native of Brockton, MA, McCormack earned his Associates Degree from […]

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New Grace Cottage CEO Settling In

Vermont Governor Phil Scott &Grace Cottage CEO Doug DiVello

An article by Bob Audette in the May 19-20 Brattleboro Reformer: “Grace Cottage Hospital’s recognition by the National Rural Health Association as one of the top 20 critical access hospitals in the country comes as no surprise to its new chief executive officer. ‘Grace Cottage has assembled a team of primary care providers and staff […]

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Linder and Sweeney Take Home the Syrup

On Saturday morning, a cheerful group of friends and neighbors converged on the Townshend Common for the ninth annual Grace Cottage “Spring into Health” 5k walk and run, which is a benefit for the local community hospital sponsored by People’s United Bank. While there were hundreds of “Girls on the Run” across the state concurrently, 98 people ran or walked the Townshend course, and plenty more participated as volunteers and cheering fans. An additional 17 people took part in the event “virtually” from remote locations.

First place male and female finishers Jorgen Sweeney of West Dover and Elkanah Linder of Townshend were rewarded with tins of syrup from Smith Family Maple, and “Most Experienced” participants Norm and Martha LaMoria of Newfane went home with salsa from Drew’s Organics. 

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Grace Cottage Hospital Again Ranks in Top 20 Nationally

For the second year in a row, Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country for “Best Practices – Patient Satisfaction” by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Grace Cottage achieved this exclusive “Top 20” designation out of all 1,346 CAH facilities […]

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