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To celebrate Older Americans Month,and as part of our ongoing commitment to Senior Wellness, Cedar Hill is proud to host a very special event for National Senior Health and Fitness Day!

The Village at Cedar Hill is pleased to host the next presentation in their popular Speaker Series, “Nutrition, Wellness & Aging” presented by Deborah Kennedy, PhD, Administrative Director, Weight and Wellness Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, followed by a FREE healthy lunch for all attendees prepared by Cedar Hill Chef John Vigneau.

Join us for an engaging conversation where you will learn:

  • Nutrition changes that accompany aging
    Dr. Deborah Kennedy
  • Making sense at the grocery store
  • Safety and supplement
  • Building a healthy meal 

Dr. Kennedy is the administrative director of the Weight & Wellness Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She obtained her doctorate in nutritional biochemistry from Tufts University with a focus on nutrition, aging and behavior.  Dr. Deb is the founder of Build Healthy Kids®, and Build Healthy Seniors©. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of Cat Cora’s Chefs for Humanity; the advisory board of the CDC Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth; and Advisor and Contributor of NBC News, Education Nation. Dr. Deb was the founder of the Integrative Therapies Program, for Children with Cancer at Children’s Hospital of NY-Presbyterian. She was the associate director of nutrition at Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center where she helped to develop the algorithm that went on to create NuVal scores. She worked with Dr. Oz at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in the field of integrative medicine and later created his non-profit FACT. Dr. Deb has written 3 books: Beat Picky Eating (Quayside Press), Nutrition Bites, and Beat Sugar Addiction Now! for Kids (Quayside Press). Dr. Deb lectures and creates nutrition and wellness programs nationwide.

Following the presentation there will be time for questions or comments. Refreshments will be served. Admission is FREE.

Nutrition & WellnessWHEN AND WHERE:

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00 am

The Village at Cedar Hill
92 Cedar Hill Drive, Windsor, VT (Off RT. 5)

Space is limited – Reservations are required for lunch.  To RSVP, Call 802-674-2254 or register online:

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The very special day is part of Cedar Hill’s participation in the 23rd Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on May 25th. Cedar Hill will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate. As an official host site, Cedar Hill will hold several events promoting fitness and health during the week, including this special “Nutrition, Wellness & Aging” with Dr. Deborah Kennedy, seminar and free lunch on Tuesday May 24th. On May 25th, we will hold a Fitness Festival featuring lawn games, healthy snacks, and spa activities for Cedar Hill residents. On this special day of fun, Cedar Hill will join with an estimated 100,000 seniors across the country expected to help promote active, healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition and preventive care. According to Community Administrator Patricia Horn, “Our Nutrition Seminar, healthy lunch, and Fitness Festival provide a wonderful opportunity for seniors to make, renew, and revitalize their commitment to live healthier lives through better health and fitness.”

Visitors are also invited to tour the expanded North Village, where we added 20 Independent and Assisted Living Apartments and a State-of-the-Art 20-bed Memory Care Center in 2015. Cedar Hill staff will be available to provide additional information.

The Village at Cedar Hill Speaker Series will continue throughout 2016, with presentations on What you Need to Know about Assisted Living, Common Foot and Leg Problems, Elder Law, and Medicare and Open Enrollment the coming months.

Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community comprises Cedar Hill Healthcare and the Village at Cedar Hill,  a family-owned & operated senior community, providing a supportive and comfortable home to seniors in all stages of life.

Cedar Hill was founded in 1988 by Mary Louise Sayles, a registered nurse and licensed nursing home administrator with many years of experience in long term care administration. Mary Louise’s daughter Patricia Horn, who is also a licensed nursing home administrator, is the Community Administrator.

Cedar Hill recently achieved its 4th Deficiency-Free Survey in four years from the State of Vermont Division of Licensing and Protection, Department of Disabilities, Aging, Independent Living (DAIL). – Learn more: