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Author: Tracy Arabian

Dementia Friends

Dec 29, 2019 If you saw someone living with dementia, would you recognize the signs? Would you be uncomfortable? Would you avoid them? Would you be frustrated? Would you do nothing? Or, would you be a friend?  A few weeks ago, I became a “Dementia Friend.”  Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing…
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Space Heater Safety

Dec 20, 2019 With the drop in temperatures, I find myself using a space heater in the evenings.  I don’t need to keep my entire home toasty, but I do like to have my living room or office comfortably warm while I’m using the room.  So, a space heater makes sense for me. Safety is…
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An Aging Society

Dec 13, 2019 For the first time in history, there are more people over 60 than under 18 in the United States. The Pew Research Center estimates that 10,000 people will turn 65 every day in the U.S. until the year 2030. That means that, on average, a person turns 65 in the U.S. every…
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Valentine’s Day Meals on Wheels Breakfast Fundraiser (2020)

Thank You to Our Breakfast Sponsors Presenting Sponsor For more information about the breakfast or SeniorCare’s Nutrition programs, please contact Paula Curley at: 978-281-1750 or paula.curley@seniorcareinc.org. Thank you to Our Coffee Mug Sponsor Thank you to Our Candy Sponsor Thank you to Our Pen Sponsor Thank you to Our Lip Balm Sponsor Thank you to Our…
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Pets & the Holidays

Dec 13, 2019 This weekend, my cats are getting a new toy. We are putting up the Christmas tree, and they think it’s their personal playground.  We put the tree in a corner, tie it securely and hope for the best.  The holidays can be hazardous and/or stressful to our pets.  If we’re not thoughtful,…
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Staying Warm & Safe

Dec 6, 2019 With the drop in temperatures, I find myself using a space heater in the evenings.  I don’t need to keep my entire home toasty, but I do like to have my living room or office comfortably warm while I’m using the room.  So, a space heater makes sense for me. Safety is…
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Avoid Winter Falls

Nov 29, 2019 Last weekend, I saw ice on the ground for the first time this year.  It was a small patch, but I’m glad I saw it before I stepped on it.  With the early arrival of winter, visits to hospital emergency rooms due to falls will increase in the coming weeks. According to…
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Cape Ann Receives Dementia Friendly MA Recognition

Nov 25, 2019 Dementia Friendly Massachusetts (DFM) is a grassroots movement to make communities safe, inclusive, and respectful for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia. DFM is an initiative of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging and Dementia Friendly America. The Cape Ann communities of Rockport, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Gloucester were formally recognized…
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Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Nov 22, 2019 The holidays are a time to celebrate and enjoy connecting with family and friends. If you are anything like me, it can be a time of overindulgence. My sister-in-law hosts our family Thanksgiving dinner. She is a wonderful hostess. We arrive at her home and immediately smell those wonderful turkey and spice…
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Getting Your Digital Ducks in a Row

Nov 15, 2019 A year or so ago, I heard a disturbing story. A friend’s aunt had passed away suddenly, with no warning. While her children were stunned at the sudden loss, she had prepared her estate and everything seemed to be in order. A few weeks after the funeral, the family was cleaning her…
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