Hearing Loss


Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, one in three people between the ages of 65 and…

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Heart Health Month


As February 2017 fades into history, I would be remiss not to write about heart health.  I’m guessing here, as I could not find proof of its origin, that February is heart month because of…

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Massachusetts Senior Legal Helpline


Elder Affairs is the recipient of a Phase II Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems grant from the Administration for Community Living.  The Phase II funding is an opportunity to continue and expand support…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia


For me, the most heart wrenching illnesses are Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases. To experience someone you know and love lose their cognition and memory must be devastating – to say the least. I am…

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Elder Lobby Day February 27


Hundreds of Elders Take Issues To New Legislative Session Contact: Al Norman, Mass Home Care, 978-502-3794, info@masshomecare.org Elder advocacy groups from across the state will be gathering at the State House on Monday, February 27th to…

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Gratitude and Valentine’s Day


It’s hard not to think about hearts when you think about Valentine’s Day; they’re on everything from cards to candy. While hearts are often a symbol of love, hearts also bring to mind gratitude. Gratitude…

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Cuts to Adult Foster Care begin in 28 days


The countdown to cuts is on. On March 1, the Baker Administration will begin cutting as much as $5.6 million from the Adult Foster Care program. The cuts will continue through the last four months…

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SeniorCare Winter 2017 Newsletter Now Online


SeniorCare’s Winter 2017 Newsletter focuses on the Meals on Wheels program and its impact on the community.

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SeniorCare & AARP Provide Free Tax Preparation


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 with their taxes. It is…

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43rd Annual Meals on Wheels Valentine’s Day Breakfast (2017)


   SeniorCare Inc. will hold its annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast Fundraiser Breakfast at The Gloucester House, located 63 Rogers Street in downtown Gloucester on Friday, March 10, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Tickets…

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