Oak Bluffs Selectmen Sign Off on Center for Living Agreement

Oak Bluffs selectmen, against the recommendation of a majority of the financial advisory committee, voted last week to become the sixth and final Island town to sign off on an intermunicipal agreement that sets up oversight of the Center for Living.

Oak Bluffs Selectmen Balk at Center for Living Agreement

Oak Bluffs selectmen agreed this week to sign an intermunicipal agreement that will allow the county to buy a building to house the Center for Living, but they balked at a second agreement that would establish oversight of the nonprofit organization’s programs for elderly Islanders.

Yates Estate Keeps Giving: $1 Million to Center for Living

Last week came news that the late Margaret A. Yates left $1 million for student scholarships. Her trust will also benefit Island seniors.

County Moves Ahead to Buy Former VNA Building

A new home for the Center for Living is a step closer to reality, after the Dukes County Commission voted last week to borrow money to buy the former Vineyard Nursing Association building.

Aquinnah Approves Center for Living Building

Aquinnah voters gave the final go-ahead Tuesday for the purchase of a new building for the Center for Living to serve Island seniors, approved a $4.1 million annual operating budget and heard an update on town efforts to move the Gay Head Light.

Chilmark Voters Support Center for Living Facility, Say No to Schools Building

Chilmark voters approved funding for a new Center for Living facility but said no to a new school administration building.

Center For Living Looks to Towns for Help with Building Purchase

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is looking for support for a new building from town meeting voters in all towns, who will be asked whether to support a $1.6 million bond for the purchase of the former Vineyard Nursing Association building.

The Future Is Now

This letter is an appeal to every Islander who cares about the future of our elder population. Every day, the Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living Supportive Day Program provides support to the frailest members of our community; support that can’t be found anywhere else.

Supporting Supportive Day

I am Marvin Rosencrantz and I have an Alzheimer’s story to tell. It is also a story about what the Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living Supportive Day Program has done and continues to do to support my family.

Save the Day

I am writing to urge everyone to support the Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living in the quest for a new home for the center and the Supportive Day Program.

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