The Gathering Place provides Adult Day services to promote empowerment, independence and quality of life for elders, adults with disabilities and their caregivers. We are dedicated to fostering collaborative community partnerships.

Older Bodies Handle Drugs Differently

As the body ages, its ability to break down substances can decrease. Because older people may not be able to metabolize drugs as well as they once did, they might need smaller doses of medicine per pound of body weight than young or middle-aged adults do.

Also, older adults frequently take more than one medication at a time. Medicines can interact with each other in unexpected ways, so anyone taking several medications at the same time should be extra careful.

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Fall Open House & Raffle for Art by Tim Wood

Join us for wine and refreshments November 6th, 2015 from 4 pm – 8 pm at 30 Terrace Street in Brattleboro VT. 

We'll be holding a raffle for art by Tim Wood as part of the event. Tickets can be purchased on our website or at 30 Terrace St., Brattleboro Drawing will be held on December 18, 2015. Winners will be called and announced on our Website & Facebook page!

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The Gathering Place provides Adult Day and other services to promote empowerment, independence and quality of life for elders, adults with disabilities and their caregivers. We are dedicated to fostering collaborative community partnerships.

 

 

Organizational Affiliations:

The Gathering Place is licensed annually by the Vermont Department of Aging and Disabilities (DAIL) and complies with Vermont Standards for Adult Day. The Gathering Place is contracted with Veterans Administration to serve those who have served our country and we are a United Way of Windham County (UWWC) partner agency. Additionally, we maintain memberships with:

 

NADSA - National Adult Day Services Association VAADS - Vermont Association of Adult Day Services
Brattleboro Area Chamber of CommerceCOVE – Community of Vermont Elders
BAPC – Brattleboro Area Prevention CoalitionNational Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)
Private Duty Home Care Association (PDHCA)Home Care Technology Association (HCTAA)
Hospital Home Care Association (HHCA)Home Care Corporate Provider Alliance (HCCPA)

 

NAIPC supports The Gathering Place    United Way Supports The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place, Brattleboro Vermont

The Gathering Place is a not-for-profit 501©(3)organization that has proudly served the elders and adults with disabilities residents of Windham County since 1989.  Our organization is a vital member of the community in which we live and the surrounding towns in our service area - Acton, Athens, Bartonsville, Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Brookline, Cambridgeport, Dover, Dummerston, Grafton, Guilford, Halifax, Jacksonville, Jamaica, Londonderry, Marlboro, Newfane, Putney, Rockingham, Saxons River, Somerset, Stratton, Townshend, Vernon, Wardsboro, Westminster, Whitingham, Wilmington and Windham.  Seniors and adult disabled individuals of all ages, races, religions and socioeconomic status enjoy the benefits of the Center and its services every day.

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