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Pet Safety During the Holidays

Dec 17, 2021 Over Thanksgiving weekend, my cats are got back their favorite toy of all time. We put up the Christmas tree, and they think it’s their personal playground.  Every year, we put the tree in a corner, tie it securely and hope for the best.  The holidays can be hazardous and/or stressful to…
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Sean Rogers Named Managing Director of Care Coordinate, LLC

Dec 14, 2021 Care Coordinate, a statewide network that provides access to high-quality and cost-effective home and community-based services, has named Sean Rogers as its Managing Director. A senior-level executive with extensive home care and community-based experience, Rogers most recently served as Vice President of Strategy and Development at Amedisys, a leading provider of in-home…
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Dec 10, 2021 Transient ischemic attack (TIA), often referred to as a ministroke, occurs when there is a temporary lack of blood flow to the brain. Almost a quarter million Americans experience a TIA every year. TIAs are a “good news, bad news” condition.  The good news is that TIAs don’t kill brain tissue or…
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Christmas Holiday Ham Dinners (2021)

For God and Country Capt. Lester S. Wass Post No. 3 of The American Legion Department of Massachusetts, Inc.Post Office Box 122 Gloucester, MA 01931-0122(978) 283-9710www.post3.org The American Legion, Post 3, Gloucester, will again be proudly delivering free Christmas Holiday Ham Dinners in 2021 to the elderly, shut-ins, veterans, and needy in the Cape Ann…
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The Stigma of Dementia

Dec 3, 2021 Worldwide, 50 million people are living with some sort of dementia. This number is expected to rise to 78 million by 2030. Dementia is not one specific disease, but is the resulting condition caused by diseases that attack the brain. A person living with dementia can experience memory loss, personality changes, impaired…
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Portraits of Dementia

Dec 2021 – Jan 2022 SeniorCare is hosting a portrait exhibit featuring the work of Joe Wallace. “The Day After Yesterday: Portraits of Dementia” features Wallace’s beautiful portraits of individuals living with dementia along with a younger photograph of the subject and a brief narrative of their life. The goal of this work is to…
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A Matter of Balance Workshop

Jan 11 – Mar 1, 2022 SeniorCare Inc., in conjunction with the Healthy Living Center of Excellence and the Rose Baker Senior Center, presents “A Matter of Balance”, Tuesdays, January 11 – March 1, 2022, 1-3pm at the Rose Baker Senior Center, located at 6 Manuel F. Lewis St. in downtown Gloucester.  “A Matter of…
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Underfunded Programs

Nov 30, 2021 Celebrating our 50th year! SeniorCare has championed independence for elders since 1972. SeniorCare works closely with those we serve, their families and other informal supports, weaving together programs and services that make living at home as easy and comfortable as possible. Such services include information/counseling services, nutritional assistance, money management assistance, medical…
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COPD Awareness

Nov 26, 2021 November is COPD Awareness Month. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. behind cancer and heart disease. According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, the national projected annual cost for COPD in 2010 was $49.9 billion. COPD manifests slowly over a period…
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Preparing Your Car for Winter

Nov 19, 2021 As we experience fewer warm days and move into late fall, most of us start to make preparations for the winter. We take out our winter coats, check our hats and gloves, and start to weatherproof the windows, doors, etc.  But, how many of us remember to prepare our car for the…
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