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Month: April 2020

Boards of Health

Apr 27, 2020 Local Boards of Health have been and continue to be key components in the Covid-19 situation. Links to the Boards of Health in SeniorCare’s nine communities follow. Beverly, MAhttp://www.beverlypublichealth.org/ Essex, MAhttps://www.essexma.org/health-department-board-health Gloucester, MAhttp://gloucester-ma.gov/1074/Coronavirus-COVID-19 Hamilton, MAhttps://www.hamiltonma.gov/government/board-of-health/ Ipswich, MAhttps://www.ipswichma.gov/868/COVID-19-Update Rockport, MAhttps://www.rockportma.gov/covid-19-updates Topsfield, MAhttps://www.topsfield-ma.gov/covid-19-information Wenham, MAhttps://www.wenhamma.gov/covid-19/index.php

Message from the CEO

Apr 24, 2020 There are not many changes to report from the past week. However, we want to continue to keep the lines of communication open on a weekly basis. Meals on Wheels Delivery Change Beginning next week (Apr 27), there will be no deliveries on Wednesdays. Elders will receive double the delivery on Tuesdays.…
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Message from the CEO

Apr 17, 2020 Dear Community Providers,It’s hard to believe that this is our sixth weekly update to our community partners in Rockport, Gloucester, Manchester By The Sea, Esses, Ipswich, Hamilton, Wenham, Topsfield and Beverly. Given the impact to elders, adults with disabilities and caregivers, we want to continue this weekly message so that you stay…
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Nutrition Services Update

Apr 17, 2020 SeniorCare’s Nutrition Program is continuing to serve our consumers. Monday, April 20, 2020 is a holiday. Meals on Wheels Home Delivered MealsWeek of April 20-24, 2020 Monday, April 20 Holiday (no meal delivery) Tuesday, April 21 Home delivery with two meals delivered– including one to use on Wednesday Wednesday, April 22 No…
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National Volunteer Month 2020

Apr 16, 2020 April is National Volunteer Month. Volunteers are the backbone of our society, and National Volunteer Month is a time for organizations to honor volunteers and recognize the irreplaceable impact volunteers make on our communities. During the COVID-19 crisis, volunteers continue to be a vital component of keeping social services in action. Meals…
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Update for Business Community

Apr 15, 2020 SeniorCare continues to serve the elder population of our nine North Shore catchment area communities, which include Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester By The Sea, Rockport, Topsfield, and Wenham. Our ongoing services include: care management; in-home care; “Grab and Go” lunch pickup points in Beverly, Ipswich and Gloucester; Meals on Wheels…
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North Shore COVID Resource Guides

Apr 13, 2020 SeniorCare has developed several resource lists to assist people during the COVID-19 crisis. These documents will be updated regularly, and may be found online at: https://bit.ly/SC-covid19 North Shore Food Resources (long version) North Shore Food Resources (1-page version) North Shore Pharmacies & General Merchandise Stores North Shore Bank Availability Social Connection During…
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Message from the CEO

Apr 10, 2020 Dear Community Partners, We want to continue to update you on the activities at SeniorCare during this fifth weekly update. Please refer to the past weekly messages over the past two to three weeks as information presented remains currently applicable. Past weekly messages can also be found below as well as on…
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Grab & Go Lunch Program

Apr 9, 2020 SeniorCare is providing take out lunches to the following Councils on Aging. Seniors (age 60+) drive to the senior center’s parking lot and pick up a lunch. Seniors must call 24-hours in advance or sooner to reserve a meal. Delivery time is 11:00-11:30am. Beverly • 978-927-9544Mon – Fri Gloucester • 978-283-0359Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri Ipswich • 978-356-6650Mon, Wed,…
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Social Isolation (not only during COVID-19)

Apr 3, 2020 I normally work full time in a busy office, surrounded by dozens of people. On Friday, March 20, in response to Governor Baker’s instructions for social distancing, I started working exclusively at home.  It took a little bit to get used to being off-site, but it’s working. During the work day, I’m…
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