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Getting into the Halloween Spirit this week! Spooky Halloween bags for our Meals on Wheels consumers courtesy of the Crafty Ladies in Millis and fantastic costumes at the Lakeside Cafe luncheon at the Sharon Adult Center and COA. ... See MoreSee Less

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Open Enrollment is here! Now through Dec. 7th. The process can be overwhelming, but SHINE can help.

Hear from Tracey Stewart - she appreciated the impartial Medicare counseling offered in a place she felt safe going to. The SHINE program provides free, unbiased, and trusted Medicare counseling. Contact your local council on aging or call HESSCO at 781-784-4944 to speak with a SHINE counselor.

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Thank you to all of our sponsors, speakers, volunteers and participants who joined together to make this event the huge success it was. We can’t wait until next year! ... See MoreSee Less

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Free Dental Screenings through the Elder Dental Program will be offered at the Walpole Council on Aging October 21st. Call 508-668-3330 to schedule your appointment. ... See MoreSee Less

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Join the challenge!

HESSCO is committed as an agency to addressing falls prevention and awareness with our consumers, but how about our staff?! Last week on National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, all HESSCO employees were encouraged to join a challenge - to complete two minutes of balance exercises per foot per day for the next three weeks. Anyone who completes the 15 days will receive a prize as well as find that their balance has most likely improved. Challenge yourself to see your own results. #FPAD2017
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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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We're so excited to be participating in the Neponset Valley Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Facebook Live at 9:00 today - celebrate Go4Life month with a strength training class with YMCA Fit & Well Seniors. ... See MoreSee Less

Strength Training Class - Go4Life Month 2017!

September 13, 2017, 9:00am - September 13, 2017, 8:30am

Go4Life Month is an opportunity to focus attention on the health benefits of exercise and physical activity for older adults. This year’s theme is Move More with Go4Life! The goal for Go4Life Month ...

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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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Mental Health First Training is back - Thursday, October 12th at the Foxborough Public Safety Building. ... See MoreSee Less

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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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2703, 2017

Eldercare Q&A March, 2017 Getting The Most From Your Drug Plan

Q: Is there more to using a drug plan than just selecting one?

A: Yes. Many people select a drug plan and then forget about it. But older adults report that medication costs and not understanding […]

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2703, 2017

Eldercare Q&A February 2017 Helping the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Q:What’s the difference between hard of hearing and deaf?

A: Hard of hearing (HOH) refers to people who still have some useful hearing, and can understand spoken language in some situations, with or without amplification.  QA […]

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1101, 2017

Eldercare Q & A Helping the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Q:What’s the difference between hard of hearing and deaf?

A: Hard of hearing (HOH) refers to people who still have some useful hearing, and can understand spoken language in some situations, with or without amplification. Most […]

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1612, 2016

Caring for Elderly Parents? There’s an App for That

New InfoSAGE app will assist multiple family caregivers coordinate care of loved one

Hebrew SeniorLife Blog http://blog.hebrewseniorlife.org/caring-elderly-parents-there-s-app

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1612, 2016

This former journalist helps caregivers get to know who their patients once were, before dementia took hold

This former journalist helps caregivers get to know who their patients once were, before dementia took hold https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/12/15/this-former-journalist-is-helping-caregivers-get-to-know-who-their-patients-once-were-before-dementia/?postshare=3201481836351187&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.aa37489c6002

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