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)


   SeniorCare’s 8th Annual Sunset Cruise, presented by Connected Home Care, will take place aboard Cape Ann Whale Watch’s HURRICANE II, departing from Rose’s Wharf, 415 Main Street, Gloucester, MA, Thursday, July 13, 6:30 – 9:30…

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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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Thank You for Supporting Meals on Wheels (2)


 

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Thank You for Supporting Meals on Wheels (3)


 

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


I turned 50 years old last August. I received two memorable items in the mail around that time: an invitation to join AARP and a letter from my doctor telling me I needed to make…

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