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Many thanks to Subaru of America for including Meals on Wheels in its annual Share the Love Event since 2008. Held at the end of each year, Subaru donates $250 to a host of charitable partners – including Meals on Wheels America – for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased, per the selection of each customer. Over the course of our ten-year partnership, Subaru has supported the Meals on Wheels network in the delivery of nearly 2 million meals, and we look forward to another successful revenue share with participating Members.

youtu.be/xfc7dign8f4When you purchase or lease a new Subaru by January 2, 2019, select Meals on Wheels to receive a $250 donation. Since 2008, the Subaru Share the Love® Event h...
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Protecting our financial and personal information is a top priority this time of year.Protecting our financial and personal information is a top priority this time of year. Detect, stop, and report holiday-related scams with these #HolidayTips from Betterbusinessbureau!

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Could you be the Perfect SHINE Counselor?

Do you like to help people and have time after your retirement to volunteer? Are you able to communicate well with a diverse population and enjoy learning technical insurance information? If so you may be the perfect SHINE volunteer counselor. SHINE is one of the only resources that provide free, objective, and accurate health insurance counseling to Medicare beneficiaries. If you choose to join us we are sure that you will find SHINE a rewarding and challenging volunteer experience.

We are happy to announce that HESSCO will host a new counselor training at our office in Sharon on Fridays starting on February 15 th through May 10 th. Training runs from 10 am - 2 pm each Friday with April 19th off. Please email dfradkin@hessco.org for more information.
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This is the face of sharing love. See what 11 years of the Subaru Share the Love Event means for Meals on Wheels.

Local Meals on Wheels programs provide daily nutritious meals, nourishing companionship and critical safety checks to America's homebound seniors. Each donation helps these programs enable seniors to age with independence and dignity in their own homes, where they want to be. Since its inception ten years ago, the Subaru Share the Love Event has helped deliver nearly 2 million meals to America’s seniors!
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Sharing the News...Suburu Share the Love Event!

From November 15, 2018 to January 2, 2019, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's choice of the following charities: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®), Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America®, National Park Foundation and the Subaru retailer's chosen local hometown charity.

Through this event, as a member of Meals on Wheels America, HESSCO will receive a share of the donation from Suburu vehicles on Massachusetts.

If you are in the market to purchase a car this season or know someone who is, please spread the news and Share the Love!
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Wonderful opportunity to hear renowned expert on matters facing caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer's. Please join us this Wednesday. ... See MoreSee Less

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HESSCO’s 41st Annual Meeting celebration was the perfect way to close out our #30DaysofGratitude. Key note speaker, Pam Garramone’s presentation, “7 Ways to Feel Happier Instantly,” focused on practicing gratitude. Pam’s talk, followed by direct care, staff years of service and community commitment awards made for an incredibly uplifting morning. Thank you to all who joined us for the celebration, and congratulations to all the award recipients!

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Thank you, Pam Garramone for being the key note speaker at HESSCO's 41st Annual Meeting! Your presentation was fabulous and the happiness level in the room was at an all-time high!HESSCO keynote speaker today! Hanging out with healthcare providers otherwise known as angels on earth! Fun fabulous huge hearts in that room! 😊❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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As we near the end of November and the completion of our #30DaysofGratitude, indeed, there is much to be grateful for! Today is HESSCO's 41st Annual Meeting, a festive celebration of HESSCO staff, direct care workers, contracted agencies and community partners. We are grateful to have cause for these celebrations and to have been serving this community for 41 wonderful years. #30DaysofGratitude ... See MoreSee Less

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Today is #GivingTuesday. Your donations help bridge the gap and allow us to provide programs and services that are not otherwise funded by state and federal streams. Please consider making a donation tomorrow during #GivingTuesday to help us bridge that gap for the seniors in our community. Giving starts at 1:00 AM Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, Nov. 27th and concludes at 1:00 AM EST on Wednesday, Nov. 28th.

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We are thankful for all of the supporters who made a donation back in July during our #Give65 campaign – your generosity funded the 144 meals that were delivered to seniors on Thanksgiving day.

Your donations help bridge the gap and allow us to provide programs and services that are not funded by state and federal streams. Please consider making a donation tomorrow for #GivingTuesday to help is bridge that gap for the seniors in our community. #30DaysofGratitude #GivingTuesday

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2510, 2017

Caregiver Tips For The Holidays

The holidays are often filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter and memories. But they can also bring stress, disappointment and sadness. A person living with Alzheimer’s may feel a special sense of loss during […]

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2410, 2017

Eldercare Q&A – All About Medicare Open Enrollment

All About Medicare Open Enrollment

Q: What happens during  Medicare Open Enrollment?

A: Medicare holds an Open Enrollment period every Fall. This year it began on October 15th, and ends on December 7th. This is when all […]

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1610, 2017

Open Enrollment is Here!

pen 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 […]

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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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