Elder Abuse Hotline


To report suspected elder abuse, call 1-800-922-2275. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs has centralized the Elder Protective Services abuse reporting system (Elder Abuse Hotline) to a single phone number, which will simplify the…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Month at SeniorCare


June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month and June 15, 2017, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. SeniorCare Inc. and several non-profit and civic organizations are holding special events throughout the North Shore to increase…

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SeniorCare Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter


SeniorCare’s Spring/Summer 2017 newsletter includes articles about Age & Dementia Friendly Communities, the Caring Connections Through Technology grant from Addison Gilbert & Beverly Hospitals, and more.

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Dental Health & Diabetes


I have an appointment with the periodontist next month. I have to get my gums built-up before I get a permanent crown. Although I don’t have gum disease, it got me thinking about diabetes, as…

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Take steps now to ensure your choices are honored later


About this time last year I wrote a column about the importance of having a written and signed health care proxy. A health care proxy is a document (legal instrument) with which a patient (primary…

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Sunset Cruise Fundraiser (2017)


   7/12/2017– SeniorCare’s Sunset Cruise Fundraiser has been postponed until Thursday, July 27, 2017 due to expected inclement weather and ocean conditions. SeniorCare’s 8th Annual Sunset Cruise fundraiser, presented by Connected Home Care, will take…

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month


I was working in Boston last week. On a cold sunny day, I went for a walk. As I walked down Tremont Street, I noticed a woman walking toward me and a man, walking faster,…

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March Celebrates Meals on Wheels Across America


On March 22, 1972, President Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors. For nearly 45 years, senior nutrition programs like…

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March is Social Worker Month


March is Social Worker Month and March 21 is World Social Worker Day. Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary defines Social Work as “any of various professional activities or methods concretely concerned with providing social services and…

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Thank YOU for Supporting Meals on Wheels (1)


THANK YOU to everyone for this morning’s wonderful Meals on Wheels Breakfast! Thank you to our sponsors, to our volunteers, and to everyone who took time out of their morning to join us for breakfast….

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