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HESSCO is so thankful to M S Walker for donating a case of hand sanitizer. It will be used during our Meals on Wheels delivery to keep volunteers and seniors healthy!We are proud to say that we have now donated 100,000 bottles of sanitizer to local first responders, healthcare workers, and community organizations. Stay home. Stay safe. We're still all in this together! ... See MoreSee Less

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This week HESSCO was able to deliver extra shelf-stable meals to older adults who need them and thanks to Constant Gardner in Holliston, we were able to bring extra cheer to some with the donation of orchids. Also thanks to volunteers Beth Cronin and Charlotte Porter! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to Julie Pritchard of Dashing Dan Puzzles! Julie donated puzzles to all of our Foxboro Meals on Wheels consumers! Puzzles are a great way to calm the nerves and pass time while social distancing from family and friends. Thank you Julie and Dashing Dan Puzzles - you are amazing! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Norfolk County Sheriff's Office is volunteering their time to deliver meals to Seniors in Dedham. We are grateful for their support! HESSCO depends on volunteers for the Meals on Wheels program and it's wonderful to see so many people willing to help out during this time of uncertainty. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Amazing work by the Hockomock YMCA - Thank you to our Y!A message from our Director of Health Innovation Marykate. "Hi everyone! I'm reaching out about our emergency food access efforts.

If you are in need of food: Family food bags will be distributed tomorrow, Wednesday the 25th from 1-2pm and 5-6pm at our branches at 45 Forge Hill Rd Franklin; 67 Mechanic St. Foxboro; and 300 Elmwood St. North Attleboro. Pull into the driveway at the main entrance of the YMCA (or the front parking spots in Foxboro). Pop your trunk or roll down your window and a staff member will place in your car.

If you are interested in donating food, we are collecting nonperishable foods daily at our branches in bins directly outside the doors. Bins will be out from 9am-6pm daily.

Please let me know if you have any questions and thank you!"
— Marykate Bergen marykateb@hockymca.org #HockomockYMCA
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Given the local concerns for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and Governor Charlie Baker's Declaration of a State of Emergency, we regret to say that we have to cancel the 9th Annual Mick Morgan's 5k for HESSCO planned for Saturday, March 14th. We are sad to cancel this fun event, but we must act in an abundance of caution and respond to the request of Governor Charlie Baker to limit large, public gatherings. Please stay tuned for more information on how we will get participants your T-shirts and maybe have some fun with a virtual race. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Chief Grace!Chief Grace has his Irish on! Let's see yours! 🍀

Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching us. Which also means that right around the corner is the 9th Annual Mick Morgan's St. Patrick's 5K for Hessco!

The race is held at Mick Morgan's Sharon on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9AM. All proceeds from the race go directly to support HESSCO Elder Services and Programs.

For more information on this race and great cause, check out:
hessco.org/9th-annual-mm5k4hessco/
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Attend the Older Adult Mental Health Summit on April 1st.
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Plans are in motion for the 9th Annual Mick Morgan's St. Patrick's 5k on March 14th. Join the 400 runners and walkers that have already signed up! Recording artist and Country 102.5 morning show personality Ayla Brown will start the event singing the National Anthem! There will be music, raffle, post race entertainment, giveaways, resources and more!
Register today at www.MM5k4hescco.racewire.com
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Today, February 21st is National Caregivers Day. Caregivers deliver a variety of services from personal care to medical services with compassion and professionalism. They work long hours providing care and support to those who need it most. Please recognize a caregiver and thank them for their dedication and care of our loved ones. ... See MoreSee Less

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In the Spirit of Valentine's Day, several HESSCO employees created beautiful hand made Valentine cards. Each unique card was personally signed. The cards were delivered to residents of Norwood HealthCare by Pat Gavin and Marley Kennedy and to residents at Charlwell House by Denise Cronin. The residents thoroughly enjoyed these special creations! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Crafty Ladies in Millis are at it again! Beautiful Valentines!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The next LGBT luncheon will be held on Monday, February 24th from 11-1 pm in Sharon. Stephanie Caljouw, R.D. will present “Cooking for One or Two”. She will provide recipe tips and everyone will receive a recipe book! Please RSVP. ... See MoreSee Less

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February is Heart Month.
Consider steps that you can take to keep your heart healthy such as being physically active and following a heart-healthy diet.
On Friday, February 7th people across the nation will be wearing red attire to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
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HESSCO SHINE consumers were surveyed during this year’s Open Enrollment period. The results were fantastic with 97% stating they would refer family and friends to SHINE for health insurance counseling!
We appreciate this great compliment! HESSCO SHINE counselors have extensive expertise and willingness to assist consumers. Call us with your questions.
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The February Meeting House Luncheon in Medfield will be held on Monday, February 3rd from 11-1 pm at the First Parish Unitarian Church in Medfield. In honor or Valentine’s Day, Love letters will be shared with the group from famous people such as poets, authors, movie stars, etc. Everyone is invited to bring your own love letters that you would like to share with the group. Please RSVP. ... See MoreSee Less

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