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Category: Age & Dementia Friendly

About Hearing Loss (2022)

Jan 21, 2022 Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing. The effect…
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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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National Family Caregiver Month at the Alzheimer’s Association (2021)

Nov 1, 2021 November is National Family Caregiver Month. In honor of that, the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter has planned a month full of informative and practical education programs for our valued caregivers. All programs are presented live and at no cost. Go to https://www.alz.org/manh/events/caregivers-month for information and to register. November 4 – The Journey…
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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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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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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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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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Dementia Friends

Dec 29, 2019 If you saw someone living with dementia, would you recognize the signs? Would you be uncomfortable? Would you avoid them? Would you be frustrated? Would you do nothing? Or, would you be a friend?  A few weeks ago, I became a “Dementia Friend.”  Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing…
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An Aging Society

Dec 13, 2019 For the first time in history, there are more people over 60 than under 18 in the United States. The Pew Research Center estimates that 10,000 people will turn 65 every day in the U.S. until the year 2030. That means that, on average, a person turns 65 in the U.S. every…
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Cape Ann Receives Dementia Friendly MA Recognition

Nov 25, 2019 Dementia Friendly Massachusetts (DFM) is a grassroots movement to make communities safe, inclusive, and respectful for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia. DFM is an initiative of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging and Dementia Friendly America. The Cape Ann communities of Rockport, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Gloucester were formally recognized…
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