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How safe is the food?

Q: I receive home delivered meals through your nutrition program. I am really worried about the safety of the food with all the news about this awful virus that has infected so many people in our area. I am elderly

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Wandering Tips for Caregivers

6 in 10 people with dementia will wander. A person with Alzheimer’s may not remember his or her name or address, and can become disoriented, even in familiar places. Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous. However, there are strategies and services

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Providing Home Delivered Meals During Coronavirus

If ever there was a time to highlight the Meals on Wheels program, it would be now. It was only a couple of months ago that some of our community politicians had signed up to participate in ‘March For Meals’…a

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Lessening the Anxiety of Grocery Shopping in the Time of Coronavirus

It goes without saying that life as we knew it has changed drastically. No one is exempt from the impact of Coronavirus. The term ‘unprecedented’ is used often to describe these current events.  Ordinary everyday tasks that we took for

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Beware of fraudulent offers for COVID-19 testing

Beware of fraudulent offers for COVID-19 testing from door-to-door, grocery store, telephone and mail order offerings— It is probably a scam! Lawrence, MA: The Massachusetts Senior Medicare Patrol (MA SMP) Program warns the public to be wary of anyone other than

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Alternative ways to attend worship services

Q: I am a person of deep faith. Churches are closed which is leaving many individuals with a sense of loss. Regardless of which religion a person follows, how can someone stay in touch with their beliefs when no longer