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Category: COVID19

Covid 19 continued

Oct 23, 2020 With the numbers rising again in the pandemic, we are finding it necessary to draw back into our protective shells of social isolation. With the arrival of cooler weather, this will be another challenge that we will endure. In some ways, it will be easier. We have learned a lot about how…
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Councils on Aging Update

Updated Oct 5, 2020 The information here is valid as of Oct 5, 2020, but is subject to change. Please confirm service availability with your COA. Many Councils on Aging (COAs) and Senior Centers have begun a limited reopening, some offering inside activities while others offer outdoor options only. Most COAs are offering online programming…
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Immunizations

Aug 7, 2020 August is National Immunization Awareness Month A major topic in the news for the past few months is speculation on when an immunization against Covid-19 will become available and how effective it will be. While we will not know the answers to these questions for some time yet, the Center for Disease…
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Hurricanes & Covid-19

July 31, 2020 August 1 is the first day of the peak hurricane season (August-September).  While the last hurricane in Massachusetts was Bob in 1991, the Commonwealth has a history of destructive hurricanes. In 2020, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts an above normal hurricane season. Regardless of the seasonal forecast and the…
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Elder Abuse & Covid-19

Jul 24, 2020 According a study conducted by the National Institute of Justice, 11% of the 5,000 adults age 60 and over who were surveyed reported some form of mistreatment. Of those who reported physical mistreatment only 31% had reported it to authorities. Social isolation is a known risk factor for elder abuse. The social…
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SeniorCare Nutrition Dept Update

July 1, 2020 (The following message was sent to all of SeniorCare’s Meals on Wheels home-delivered meals recipients) Happy July! We hope you are doing well, we all miss you! Please read the following information for important updates. You should have received extra frozen meals to keep in your freezer in case there is a…
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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Jun 10, 2020 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has been helping low – moderate income seniors prepare and file their federal and state tax returns since 1968. However, on March 16, in response to the COVID-19 situation, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide operations across the nation were suspended and remain closed for the safety of our volunteers and taxpayers.…
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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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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.