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Celebrating Older Americans Who Are Making Their Mark

Brendan and Kay Walsh The first in our month-long series celebrating Older American’s Month and Making Their Mark are Brendan and Kay Walsh of Salem, MA. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2018, Kay has been on a mission to talk about

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Receives Grant to Address Older Adult Falls

The Administration on Community Living, headquartered in Washington, awarded Elder Services a three year, $437,000, grant to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs across Massachusetts. Elder Services was one among 12 organizations, across the nation, selected to receive funds

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Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund Application Process Begins October 3, 2018

The application process begins October 3rd to apply for the Gr. Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund’s financial resources. Three ways to apply for the relief funds and available in both English & Spanish.

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Medicare is mailing out new Medicare cards

Your Social Security number will no longer be used on your Medicare card. Each Medicare beneficiary will receive their own new unique Medicare number. New cards will be issued throughout the year beginning April 2018 – April 2019. Because it

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Delivering a Meal and a Smile

Follow Wayne Lescarbeau on his route to deliver hot meals and a dose of cheer to elders who receive Meals on Wheels. Thank you Wayne and all the other drivers who help deliver a smile and 1600 meals every day,

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Elder Network Hat, Gloves and Sock Drive for Homeless Veterans

Elder Network Hat, Gloves and Sock Drive – 250 cinch sacks filled with sets of hats, gloves and socks were presented to the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center for homeless veterans – both men and women. We must always remember…a little from a

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Elder Care Fund renamed to DiStefano Family Care Fund

Renamed to honor our recently retired Executive Director, Rosanne DiStefano, the DiStefano Family Care Fund remains a financial resource for older adults, aged 60 plus, who need immediate assistance and live in the Merrimack Valley. Funds may be used to