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A Message of Solidarity

Jun 9, 2020 Dear Friends: The past several months and, in particular, the past weeks have been extraordinarily painful. Anger, frustration, fear, and more have gripped our nation and exposed painful truths. SeniorCare recognizes that there is institutional inequality in our society. This inequality impacts the older adults we serve, our volunteers, our staff and our…
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Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Jun 6, 2020 June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15, and was launched 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations.  Elder abuse is a largely hidden and growing problem in the United States. It is…
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Elder Protective Services on 1623 Studios

June 5, 2020 SeniorCare Protective Services Director Renee Carr discussed the issue of Elder Abuse and how SeniorCare is continuing to provide protective services to the elder community with 1623 Studios.

Family Caregiving on 1623 Studios

May 28, 2020 The pandemic has hit caregivers hard. The people at SeniorCare have a wealth of resources for this group, from nutritional services to mental health. Deborah Schwendiman, Caregiver Support Program Supervisor and Susan Doughty, Caregiver Support Specialist, discuss the options with 1623 Studios.

Family Traditions and History

May 29, 2020 I love puzzles.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a jigsaw puzzle, word search, logic problem, or a mystery novel or movie.  I really enjoy trying to piece all of the clues together into a logical answer.  But, I get really annoyed when I read a novel or watch a movie where the…
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Property Fraud

May 22, 2020 A while back, I attended a presentation by the Southern Essex County Registry of Deeds concerning property fraud and the danger it poses to homeowners on the North Shore.  It was frightening to hear how easy it is for a person to steal someone’s identity and to steal their home.  Public documents,…
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Stop the Spread Non-English Documents

May 18, 2020 Thank you to Beth Israel Lahey Health for preparing these “Stop the Spread” documents in the following languages: Armenian Cape Verdean Chinese Haitan Creole Portuguese Russian Spanish Vietnamese

1623 Studios Interview of CEO Scott Trenti

May 15, 2020 SeniorCare CEO Scott Trenti discusses SeniorCare’s Nutrition & other programs during the Covid19, Older Americans Month, and more with 1623 Studios in Gloucester. The video was shared with other area community access TV stations.

Spread the word. Stop the virus.

May 13, 2020 The greatest act of love is answering the call. Why your help matters People in Massachusetts have been reaching out to ask what they can do to help during the COVID-19 crisis. Through what’s called contact tracing, the Commonwealth is reaching out to everyone who tested positive and people who have been…
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COVID-19 Information

Last update: May 6, 2020 At this time, information about the COVID-19 situation is changing continuously. For the most up to date information, please visit the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) or Massachusetts COVID-19 information pages. See a Mass Dept of Public Health video on masks and their proper use here. Sign up for…
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