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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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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