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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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2811, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Laboratory

An extended family in Colombia with a genetic mutation causing Alzheimer’s may help scientists prevent the disease someday. Lesley Stahl reports on the groundbreaking study.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-alzheimers-disease-medellin-colombia-lesley-stahl/

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1011, 2016

Care for the Caregiver The Journey Fall 2016

The Journey Fall 2016

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2710, 2016

Eldercare Q&A December, 2016 Drug Abuse & The Elderly

Q: Is drug abuse an issue with older people?

A: Yes.  Little attention has been paid to the issue of substance abuse—both legal and illegal drugs–among the elderly. But recent data demonstrates that drug abuse is […]

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2010, 2016

HESSCO Highlights and Happenings Fall 2016

HESSCO Fall 2016 Newsletter

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3009, 2016

Eldercare Q&A Medicare & Your Maintenance Care

Eldercare Q&A                     November, 2016

 Medicare & Your Maintenance Care

Q: Do I have to “improve” to keep getting home health care?

A: No. One of the biggest mistakes that nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and home health […]

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209, 2016

September is Healthy Aging Month

10 Tips For September Is Healthy Aging® Month

Think it’s too late to “reinvent” yourself? Think again. According to Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Magazine and executive director of Healthy Aging®, “it’s never too late […]

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