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March For Meals 2021

SeniorCare’s annual celebration of March for Meals– acknowledging the importance of the Meals on Wheels program and the many people who make it possible. In 2021, this celebration looks a little different, but the importance of Meals on Wheels is greater than ever– ensuring that home bound elders receive a nutritious meal and a friendly…
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Daylight Savings Time

Mar 12, 2021 This weekend, we “spring ahead” an hour with Daylight Saving Time (DST) at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning. I am not a particular fan of the “fall back” aspect of DST, but I love springing forward!  The history of DST is interesting.  I have heard that Benjamin Franklin came up with the idea…
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Dementia Friends

Mar 11, 2021 Upcoming Dementia Friends Information Sessions: There are 4 upcoming sessions, register to attend only one session Monday, March 22, 2021, at 1:30 PMTuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6:30 PMThursday, April 8, 2021, at 9:30 AMWednesday, April 14, 2021, at 3:00 PM To register, email carrie.johnson@seniorcareinc.org or call 978-281-1750. If you saw someone…
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Dementia 101

Mar 5, 2021 My Father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease several years ago.  At the moment, he is doing okay. His medications seem to have slowed down the progression of the disease. He lives at home with my Mother and is able to help her around the house and play with the dogs. He has…
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Community Service on the North Shore

Feb 26, 2021 If you watch the evening news, you might think that the world is going to hell in the proverbial hand-basket.  But, I see a different world when I look at our community.  I see generosity. I see hard work. I see goodness of spirit. Recently, I read a report that said that…
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Aging with Pride

Feb 26, 2021 Aging with Pride is offering a free memory loss treatment! Virtual, one-on-one coaching that you or your loved one can complete from the comfort of home. This program is for both the person with memory loss and their care partner. One must be LGBTQ+. Information: www.ageidea.org 1-888-655-6646

Covid Vaccine Information

Update: Mar 25, 2021 Information on Covid Vaccine eligibility and availability is changing day by day, sometimes hour by hour. For the most up to date information, please visit the state information page at: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information#covid-19-vaccine-.

The Power of Music

Feb 19, 2021 This morning, I woke up the song “The Bare Necessities” from Disney’s animated movie The Jungle Book running through my head. As I had breakfast and got ready for work, I hummed and sang and danced along with the song in my head.  I haven’t seen this movie in decades and can’t…
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Consumer Directed Care

Feb 12, 2021 I have an older friend, Beryl, who needs assistance in order to continue living in her home. She broke her hip two years ago and now has difficulty with bathing, housework and grocery shopping, to name a few of the tasks that we all need to do on a daily basis. Beryl…
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Valentines Day (2021)

Feb 5, 2021 Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday.  For children, it is a fun day to bring cute cards and treats to friends at school.  For young lovers, it can be a day to celebrate romance.  For many of us, it’s a day to find a silly card in the mail or a surprise…
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