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Is diabetes part of your life? Learn effective techniques to manage your diabetes. This evidence based program is starting next week at Canton Council on Aging. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy First Day of Spring! Our Dedham Meals on Wheels consumers are being treated to these cheerful goody bags today thanks to our friends at the Dedham Junior Women's Club. How nice! ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to the impact of the storm and poor driving conditions on side roads, the HESSCO Nutrition Program will be closed again today, Wednesday, March 14th. Consumers will be instructed to use one of the shelf stable emergency meals that has already been provided to them in place of their regularly scheduled meal delivery. Please call HESSCO at 781-784-4944 with any questions or food or safety concerns. Our apologies for any inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to the impending storm, the HESSCO Nutrition Program will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 13th. Consumers will be instructed to use one of the shelf stable emergency meals that has already been provided to them in place of their regularly scheduled meal delivery. Please call HESSCO at 781-784-4944 with any questions or food or safety concerns. Our apologies for any inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less

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Worthwhile upcoming program in Canton. ... See MoreSee Less

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There's still time to register on line ... See MoreSee Less

On line registration closes Wednesday at midnight. www.mm5k4hessco.racewire.com

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If you've been thinking about registering for this year's MM5K4hessco - today's the day to do it. Save $5 on your registration fee if you register by midnight tonight. ... See MoreSee Less

We're so excited it is finally March! MM5K4HESSCO is just 10 days away - Register by midnight tonight and Save $5 off your registration! Use Coupon Code itsmarch Or use this link: racewire....

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The Millis Crafty Ladies sending love to Our Home delivered meals consumers <3 ... See MoreSee Less

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310, 2017

Eldercare Q&A – November, 2017 – Protection Against Utility, Phone Shut-Offs

Q: Do the elderly or ill have protections against utility shut-offs?

A: Yes. Households in Massachusetts in which all adult members are age 65 or older—whether there is a financial hardship or not—are protected against utility […]

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1309, 2017

Eldercare Q&A October, 2017 Learning About Lung Health

Eldercare Q&A – October, 2017 – Learning About Lung Health

Q:What are the major lung conditions elders should know about?

A: Diseases of the lung are almost as common as breathing air. Lung problems that are common among […]

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1209, 2017

Emergency Preparedness

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we could all use a reminder on how to be prepared for an emergency.  This video produced by Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency provides helpful information and resources.

 

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408, 2017

Eldercare Q&A September, 2017 Preventing Cognitive Decline

Q:Are there any strategies for preventing or slowing cognitive decline?
A: Most studies are cautious about answering this question. One recent report by the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care concluded that one-third of dementia […]

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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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