New Medicare Cards Coming Soon


New Medicare cards are coming soon. Here’s what you need to know about your new card. Plus, how to avoid related scams. Starting in April 2018, Medicare will begin mailing new cards to everyone who…

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Scammers Prepare to Target Seniors as Government Readies New Medicare Cards


From the office of: Congressman Seth Moulton   I wanted to flag something that the Medicare division of Greater Boston Legal Services informed our office of last week. They are concerned about potential scams as Medicare…

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SeniorCare Winter 2018 Newsletter Now Online


SeniorCare’s Winter 2018 Newsletter focuses on the Meals on Wheels program and its impact on the community.

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SeniorCare & AARP Provide Free Tax Preparation


Download list of tax preparation locations SeniorCare Inc.’s RSVP Volunteers of the North Shore are proud to partner with AARP and coordinate the AARP Tax-Aide Program, a vital service for elders, enabling them much needed assistance…

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Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit


Senior citizens may be eligible to claim a refundable credit on their personal state income tax return. The Circuit Breaker tax credit is based on the actual real estate taxes paid on the Massachusetts residential property owned/rented and…

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Celebrate Spring! (2018)


SeniorCare Annual Breakfast Fundraiser for Meals on Wheels Former Valentine’s Day Event becomes a Spring Celebration! SeniorCare will hold its annual Fundraiser Breakfast at The Gloucester House, located 63 Rogers Street in downtown Gloucester on…

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I Have a Dream


This weekend, we remember and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.  I recently read the full text of Dr. King’s memorable “I Have a Dream” speech, which he gave in August 1953 in…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)


I write this column on Tuesday and Wednesday of each week. As I am writing this edition, we’re just ending a long, bitter cold-spell and we’re looking at a significant snow storm. The grocery stores…

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Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities


According to the Family Caregiver Alliance (www.caregiver.org), there are an estimated 641,000 adults aged 60+ with cognitive and other disabilities (e.g., cerebral palsy, autism, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury). This number is projected to double to…

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Winter Preparedness


Is it my imagination or did we move straight from summer into winter this year?  A couple of weeks ago, I was running around in a light sweater and now I’m using my heavy winter…

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