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We're busy planning our 13th Annual Fall Conference this summer. We hope you can join us! ... See MoreSee Less

Age Well with HESSCO Day

September 28, 2017, 9:00am - September 28, 2017, 1:00pm

Please join us for HESSCO’s 13th Annual Fall Conference (formerly HESSCO’s Caregiver Day of Resources & Relaxation). This event is open to caregivers, seniors, family members and everyone interes...

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Please join us for HESSCO’s 13th Annual Fall Conference (formerly HESSCO’s Caregiver Day of Resources & Relaxation). This event is open to caregivers, seniors, family members and everyone interested in learning more about Aging Well. Please join us for this fun, relaxing and enjoyable day! To register, please click the link below. For more information, please contact Debbie Fradkin at 781-784-4944 or DFradkin@HESSCO.org. ... See MoreSee Less

Age Well with HESSCO Day

September 28, 2017, 9:00am - September 28, 2017, 1:00pm

Please join us for HESSCO’s 13th Annual Fall Conference (formerly HESSCO’s Caregiver Day of Resources & Relaxation). This event is open to caregivers, seniors, family members and everyone interes...

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What a beautiful day it was yesterday for a BBQ! A great time was had by all at the LGBT BBQ / monthly Lakeside Cafe at the Sharon Adult Center and COA. ... See MoreSee Less

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What can you do to keep your cognitive function at its best? ... See MoreSee Less

Even though the brain changes with age, there are many things you can do to help maintain your cognitive function. Learn about ways to help you maintain cognitive health from NIA. bit.ly/2j9tpX...

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HESSCO Elder Services shared Justice In Aging's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

The revised version of the #ACA repeal released today is still terrible for older adults. Call today. And share this post.

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HESSCO Elder Services shared their photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Do you have ideas about how to make the Commonwealth the most livable state for people of all ages? Governor Baker's Council to Address Aging wants to hear them. You are invited to attend an upcoming...

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Do you have ideas about how to make the Commonwealth the most livable state for people of all ages? Governor Baker's Council to Address Aging wants to hear them. You are invited to attend an upcoming Community Listening Session. Please join us to make a positive impact on your community! ... See MoreSee Less

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As Pride month comes to a close, please help bring visibility to the unique needs of LGBTQ older adults as they age by watching and sharing this short video, "See me Age in Dignity" from Justice in Aging.

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Beginning July 1st, 2017 the Executive Office of Elder Affairs will centralize the Elder Protective Services abuse reporting system (elder abuse hotline) to a single phone number. Reports of suspected abuse can be filed by calling (800) 922-2275 7 days a week 24 hours a day. While the initial report intake will be centralized, all reports will continue to be referred to and handled by local Protective Services Agencies for screening, investigation, and service planning. ... See MoreSee Less

ELDER PROTECTIVE SERVICES REFERRALS NOTICE: Please share with your community.

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Have you ever thought about joining the HESSCO team? We are looking for a Registered Nurse and Regional SHINE Program Director. If you want to challenge yourself while still having work-life balance, HESSCO may be the place for you. Visit our website for the job posting information. hessco.org/employment-opportunities/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Please join us Monday night!

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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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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