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Pizza Party & Viewing of Gen Silent in honor of Pride Month
Lakeside Cafe
Monday, June 19, 2017
5:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Sharon Adult Center
219 Massapoag Ave, Sharon, MA

For further information or to register call Jayne Davis at HESSCO, 781-784-4944

To ensure a meal please RSVP by June 15, 2017. Suggested meal donation: $3.00 for seniors over 60, $5 charge for anyone under 60.

Lakeside Café - for LGBT Seniors, Friends and Allies
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual & Transgender

**Free transportation available within Sharon including the Sharon Train Station** For help with transportation, call Nancy Weiner by June 14th at the Sharon Adult Center 781-784-8000
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HESSCO is getting excited for this special event. We can't wait to see Dr. Bill Thomas and the team of talented artists! ... See MoreSee Less

The ChangingAging Tour - Foxboro, MA

June 15, 2017, 2:30pm - June 15, 2017, 7:30pm

The ChangingAging Tour is a non-fiction theater experience barnstorming the country in a rock n’ roll tour bus to bring communities together around a new and highly disruptive understanding of aging...

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A BIG Thank You to New England Patriots Charitable Foundation for their generous donation of two dozen lovely floral arrangements! Our Meals on Wheels clients will be thrilled to receive a little ray of sunshine along with their meals on this rainy day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Congressman Joe Kennedy III for visiting our Foxboro Meal Site today and delivering meals to our consumers! The staff, seniors and volunteers really enjoyed the opportunity to talk with you and tell you about our program and what it means to them. ... See MoreSee Less

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June is Pride Month! June us at this month's Lakeside Cafe.

Pizza Party & Viewing of Gen Silent
Lakeside Cafe
Monday, June 19, 2017
5:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Sharon Adult Center
219 Massapoag Ave, Sharon, MA

For further information or to register call Jayne Davis at HESSCO, 781-784-4944

To ensure a meal please RSVP by June 15, 2017. Suggested meal donation: $3.00 for seniors over 60, $5 charge for anyone under 60.

Lakeside Café - for LGBT Seniors, Friends and Allies
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual & Transgender

**Free transportation available within Sharon including the Sharon Train Station** For help with transportation, call Nancy Weiner by June 14th at the Sharon Adult Center 781-784-8000
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Looks like a great time was had over in Canton! ... See MoreSee Less

Extended hours and pizza! Thank you HESSCO Elder Services.... Meg DiMascio, Mealsite Manager and her daughter Julia cooked and put the meal together. Good job!

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Mark your calendars!

Pizza Party & Viewing of Gen Silent in honor of Pride Month
Lakeside Cafe
Monday, June 19, 2017
5:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Sharon Adult Center
219 Massapoag Ave, Sharon, MA

For further information or to register call Jayne Davis at HESSCO, 781-784-4944

To ensure a meal please RSVP by June 15, 2017. Suggested meal donation: $3.00 for seniors over 60, $5 charge for anyone under 60.

Lakeside Café - for LGBT Seniors, Friends and Allies
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual & Transgender

**Free transportation available within Sharon including the Sharon Train Station** For help with transportation, call Nancy Weiner by June 14th at the Sharon Adult Center 781-784-8000
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Unique training opportunity being offered on May 31st for First Responders with tips on how to communicate if there is someone with dementia in the home or community. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sometimes, it's all in your perspective. How are you choosing to age? #OAM17 #AgeOutLoud ... See MoreSee Less

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Please join us in learning more about services for seniors in the CHNA 7 MetroWest region.
Aging Services - who we are, how we connect
Monday, May 22nd
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Walpole Public Library
RSVP to chna7coordinator@gmail.com
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Who would have thought that we’d be talking about extreme heat this week, when we were all wrapped up in blankets last week?! Temperatures could hit 90 degrees tomorrow, so please take a moment to review these important reminders about staying safe in extreme heat.

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The theme of Older Americans Month 2017 is challenging you to set new goals...small goals count too! How are you choosing to age? #OAM17 #AgeOutLoud ... See MoreSee Less

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Stop by the HESSCO table at Walpole Day from 12-3 today. Kids can decorate a placemat to be used at one of our congregate meal sites. ... See MoreSee Less

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Giving your body the right nutrients and maintaining a healthy weight can help you stay active and independent as you age. Healthy eating can increase mental acuity, resistance to illness and disease, energy levels, immune system strength, recuperation speed and the ability to manage chronic health problems. How are you choosing to age? #OAM17 #AgeOutLoud

If you or someone you know is having difficulty shopping for food and/or preparing healthy meals, HESSCO's congregate meal sites and/or home delivered meals programs are here to help.
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Foxboro Council on Aging and S.A.F.E. Foxboro have collaborated to bring area experts together to present more about Opioid addiction and how to combat it. Be sure to tune in to "Our Community and the Opioid Crisis" on Wednesday, May 17th 7-8:30 PM. ... See MoreSee Less

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Please join us in learning more about services for seniors in the CHNA 7 MetroWest region.

Aging Services - who we are, how we connect
Monday, May 22nd
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Walpole Public Library

RSVP to chna7coordinator@gmail.com
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Thank you Project 351! What an incredible honor to be the recipient of one of your service projects again this year. Thanks to your service and donations, 200 seniors in Foxboro, Wrentham, Plainville and Walpole received a grocery bag full of fresh fruits and vegetables yesterday. Another 250 home delivered meals consumers received "Care and Compassion" bags along with their noontime meal today. The inspirational notes and cards hand written by Project 351 8th grade ambassadors most definitely brought smiles to their faces. Thank you for all you do! ... See MoreSee Less

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506, 2017

Eldercare Q&A The Care and Treatment of Sciatic Pain

Eldercare Q&A                                       July, 2017

    The Care And Treatment Of Sciatic Pain

Q: Is sciatic nerve pain something I just have to put up with?

A: No, sciatic pain does not have to be a chronic condition. […]

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1705, 2017

Extreme Heat Warnings

Who would have thought that we’d be talking about extreme heat this week, when we were all wrapped up in blankets last week?!  Temperatures could hit 90 degrees tomorrow, so please take a moment to […]

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2704, 2017

Eldercare Q&A June 2017 Is Retirement Bad for your Health?

The Impact of Retirement on Your Health

Q: Does retirement have a positive or negative impact on health?

A: Retirement can have good and bad impacts on health. One study by the National Bureau of Economic Research […]

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1404, 2017

Upcoming Programs – The Healthy Living Center of Excellence

My Life, My Health Self-Management
A 6-week evidence based program being offered at Plainville Council on Aging, beginning Tuesday, April 25th.

CDSMP – flyer Plainvile 2017
A Matter of Balance
An 8-week evidence based program being offered at Canton […]

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2803, 2017

Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA) A CHNA-7 and HESSCO collaboration

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps an individual to learn to […]

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2703, 2017

Eldercare Q&A April, 2017 Getting Older, Staying In Shape

Q: As I get older, does it really matter to stay physically active?

A: Absolutely. No matter your health and physical abilities, you can gain a lot by staying active. There are many benefits from physical […]

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