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Health Education Events – March & April

Oriol Health Care is offering several FREE events for the months of March & April.  For further details click on the links below to download the flyers. Diabetes Education & Support Group Holden Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center – March 1st, April 5th, May 3rd Learn the Secret to Early […]

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Couples Teamwork

Couples Teamwork – Shaping a Strong Future with Chronic Illness

We’re in this together! YWCA Central Massachusetts, in partnership with Fallon Health and Summit ElderCare®, presents Couples Teamwork, a seven-week workshop series for couples dealing with chronic illness. Throughout the program, the person with a chronic illness and the caregiver participate together, using teamwork to shape a strong, well-planned, positive, […]

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Innovation and Mobility Exchange – Conference

In partnership with MassDOT, MassMobility invites you to the 2018 Innovation and Mobility Exchange to learn and share best practices and innovative approaches to improving mobility and access for seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income individuals in Massachusetts. Innovation and Mobility Exchange April 10-11, 2018 ~ featuring Mobility Workshops on […]

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SHINE

NEWS FROM SHINE MARCH 2018

MEDICARE WILL BE ISSUING NEW MEDICARE CARDS You asked and MEDICARE listened!  You will be getting a new Medicare card! Between April of 2018 and April of 2019, Medicare will be removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards and mailing each person a new card.  This will help keep your […]

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Flu After 65

Flu After 65: Your Doctor May Miss It

Article from WebMD – By Kathleen Doheny January 31, 2018 — Older adults always get hit hard with flu, with up to 85% of flu deaths usually happening in those age 65 and older, the CDC says. Yet doctors are less likely to order a flu test for adults in that […]

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Bank Scam

New law helps elderly with bank scammers

Article by Ashley Rose reporter@trcle.com  | Jan 5, 2018 Anyone can be scammed at any time out of giving away their finances, but it’s the elderly and the disabled adults population who seem to be more susceptible. Local bank officials give some tips on how to not fall victim to these […]

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

(This also includes other kin)  What? Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (includes other kin). The Massachusetts Family CaregiverSupport Program recognizes grandparents and other relatives raising grandchildren ascaregivers. The program can offer support and education about resources in the community. This support group is moderated by a Social Worker from Children’s […]

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