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Grandparent Scams

Aug 13, 2021 A while back, I got a call from my Mother.  She was really upset and wanted to know if my daughter was okay.  Wondering what was going on, I assured her that my daughter was doing well and that everything was fine.  How could everything be fine, she demanded, when my daughter…
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Chronic Illnesses

Aug 6, 2021 People are living longer than any other time in history. Once you make it to age 65, data suggests you can expect to live another 19 years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 41% of people over 65 say their health is very good or excellent. Aging has…
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Increasing Strength for Older Adults

Aug 5, 2021 Join SeniorCare’s Registered Dietician, Deb Davidson for a Zoom session to discuss how to maintain muscle and ways to increase protein in your diet on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 1:30pm. Call 978-865-3571 for information and to reserve your space and receive the Zoom login information. Muscles support physical strength and power.…
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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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