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Month: July 2021

Dental Health

Jul 30, 2021 Life expectancy has reached record highs thanks to medical advances, technology and people taking better care of themselves. When we think of and consider steps to take to care of ourselves, it’s easy to think of exercise, eating well, and even meditation and mindfulness these days. But oral health is often overlooked.…
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I Am More – Massachusetts

Jul 26, 2021 You are invited to the first Cape Ann exhibit of “I Am More: Massachusetts,” 20 new portraits and essays from around the state addressing how we are more than mental illness, addiction, disability, diagnosis, poverty, abuse, and persecution. The portrait subjects come from all parts of the state and range in age…
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Blood Donors Urgently Needed

Jul 23, 2021 I entered the Army right after high school.  During my five-plus years in the service, I got into the habit of donating blood at least four times a year.  My military units would schedule blood drive days, and would give us the day off if we gave blood.  It was a great…
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Ageism in 2021

Jul 16, 2021 The best teacher in my formal education was my high school American History teacher.  She was amazing—she really brought history to life for me.  Prior to her class, any social studies class I attended was an activity to tolerate, rather than a window into our past with the resulting lesson of how…
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SeniorCare Receives a Two-year $130,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

July 15, 2021 SeniorCare Inc. has been awarded a two-year grant of $130,000 from Tufts Health Plan Foundation to support the work of Age and Dementia Friendly Cape Ann (ADFCA), an initiative that strives to create supportive and inclusive systems for all Cape Ann residents.  The grant will support updating and implementation of the ADFCA…
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Hydration During a Heat Wave

Jul 9, 2021 The weather has been crazy for the last couple of weeks.  Temperature variations from the fifties to the nineties from day to day.  I, personally, want to thank Willis Carrier, the inventor of modern air conditioning, for his brilliant work in 1902.  Any time the weather is extreme and out of the…
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Happy 4th of July!

Jul 2, 2021 We are approaching one of my favorite holidays—Independence Day! I love this holiday.  Between the bonfires, parades and fireworks, there are picnics to enjoy or maybe a day at the beach.  For me, it might be the perfect holiday.   I am so looking forward to the events that are returning this year,…
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Invisible Victims and the Pursuit of Justice

Jul 1, 2021 Invisible Victims and the Pursuit of Justice: Analyzing Frequently Victimized Yet Rarely Discussed Populations (published June 2021) explores the true scope of crime victims and pioneers the assertion that our view of victims needs to be more inclusive by exploring invisible victims that are rarely, if ever, a focus of discussions in traditional…
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