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How Survive & Thrive as a Caregiver

Apr 23, 2021 Update: May 12, 2021 The Savvy Caregiver program, originally scheduled to begin on May 20, 2021, has been postponed due to low registration levels. If you are interested in this program, please contact Deborah Schwendiman at 978-281-1750 x-525 or deborah.schwendiman@seniorcareinc.org. My parents live in northern Arizona.  Although they have three grown children,…
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Thanking Our Volunteers!

Apr 20, 2021 As a part of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, SeniorCare and RSVP Volunteers of the North Shore wanted to send our volunteers a special thank you. Typically, we have an annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, where our 400+ volunteers are invited to a celebration of their impact on our communities. However, in 2020 and…
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Choosing a Health Care Agent

Apr 16, 2021 Today (April 16) is National Healthcare Decisions Day.  As competent adults, starting at 18 years old, we have the right to direct our health care choices and make our own health care plans. Choosing a trusted person–called a Health Care Agent or Agent–is a good place to start. An Agent is an…
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National Volunteer Month (2021)

Apr 9, 2021 April is National Volunteer Month. This began as a celebration to honor the contribution women made on the home front during World War II. After the war, interest resurged in the late 1960s and early 1970s and April became National Volunteer Month as part of President George H.W. Bush’s 1000 Points of…
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The SAVVY Caregiver (Spring 2021)

Apr 1, 2021 Update: May 12, 2021 The Savvy Caregiver program, originally scheduled to begin on May 20, 2021, has been postponed due to low registration levels. If you are interested in this program, please contact Deborah Schwendiman at 978-281-1750 x-525 or deborah.schwendiman@seniorcareinc.org. The Savvy Caregiver Program is a free six-session training for family and…
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COVID-19 Resiliency Grant Fund

Mar 31, 2021 COVID-19 has created challenges for many of the nonprofits and public agencies across Massachusetts to meet the needs of their communities. The pandemic and the resulting economic shutdown have had significant effects on the services, operations, and people working and serving in the nonprofit sector. In particular, organizations that manage volunteers are…
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Money Management Assistance

Mar 26, 2021 Managing our finances can stymie even the best and brightest among us. Sometimes we need help, even if our finances are not complicated. As we age, managing the day-to-day tasks that involve our money–from paying the bills and balancing the checkbook to giving to charity, filing insurance claims, managing Medicare and/or Medicaid…
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Councils on Aging Update

Updated Mar 12, 2021 The information here is valid as of Mar 12, 2021, but is subject to change. Please confirm service availability with your COA. Many Councils on Aging (COAs) and Senior Centers have closed their building due to the winter COVID spike. Most COAs are offering online programming or programming via local cable…
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March for Meals

Mar 19, 2021 Hunger is a very real problem in the United States.  In 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that 10.5% of all U.S. households are “food insecure.”  Food insecure is defined as uncertain of having, or unable to acquire, enough food to meet the needs of all the members of a household…
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Tax Preparation Assistance (2021)

Updated Mar 19, 2021 Quick link: Tax Aide Resource Guide Important update: The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service have announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. More information. For this year’s tax…
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