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Save the Date!

October 24th, 2016

Thursday, October 27th at The Westin Hotel in Waltham – 6:00 PM – Annual Good Shepherd Institute Dinner – “How I Want to Live at 75”  featuring Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel who is one of the most prominent voices advising the White House about healthcare with a long record of experience at the top levels of […]

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6 Ways Your Body Gets Better With Age

October 10th, 2016

Call it the upside of aging. With passing birthdays, not everything sags, droops or poops out. Some changes are for the better…honest! Here are six of those changes that may make you overlook the number of candles on the cake. Click here to read more: http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/6-ways-your-body-gets-better-with-age/

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Saugus Library Home Delivery

October 10th, 2016

The library delivers materials to homebound Saugus residents. Books, audio-books, magazines, music and DVDs are all available. If you are unable to get to the library, either temporarily or permanently and would like delivery, please contact the library to request this free service or to learn more about it. Click here to read more: http://www.sauguspubliclibrary.org/blog/?paged=2

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TOWN OF BROOKLINE SENIOR NEWS AND EVENTS

September 22nd, 2016

Our Senior Center celebration of the August Moon Festival will be held on Monday, September 12, from 12:30‐2:00 pm. This event, cosponsored by the Senior Center and the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center, is always colorful and lively. Tickets are $7 and are on sale now. For more information and to make reservations, call […]

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Preparing Family and Friends for a Visit with Your Loved One Living with Dementia

September 13th, 2016

A diagnosis of dementia is a life-changing event, both for the person with the condition and their family members. It also affects family friends and those close to the person, as everyone has to adjust to new realities. Even simple things like stopping by for a quick cup of coffee can take on a whole […]

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Warm Weather Safety for Seniors

September 9th, 2016

Here are a few suggestions to prevent complications due to warm weather: Drink fluids to prevent dehydration; one way to make sure you are drinking enough is to look at the color of your urine when you go to the bathroom. You want it to be a light, clear amber/yellow color. Darker urine is your […]

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A New Normal: Drumming for Parkinson’s Disease

September 7th, 2016

Join Monique Morimoto, founder of SoulWorks Coaching, and co-instructor Stephen Whitney as they lead a group drumming demonstration. This presentation is designed for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in the drumming circle while learning about the history of drumming, its evolution as a healing modality and its […]

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Chocolate Therapy – Sweet Remedies

September 2nd, 2016

Wednesday, August 31st at the Wingate Residences in Needham – 4:30 to 6:30 PM – “Chocolate Therapy – Sweet Remedies” – Taste for yourself why fine wine and fine chocolate are a match made in heaven.  The award-winning chocolatiers at Chocolate Therapy are joining us with wine and chocolate pairings that will knock your socks […]

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Chronic Disease Mangement

August 25th, 2016

Diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, lung disease. Chronic diseases like these can force seniors to give up their independence too soon. We distribute proven programs in-person and online that empower individuals to manage their own care and improve their quality of life. Every day, millions of people with chronic diseases struggle to manage their symptoms. About 80% […]

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John Pepper Speaking at Eliot Church about Parkinson’s Disease

August 25th, 2016

Sunday, August 28th – 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM – Eliot Church 474 Centre St. Newton, MA – John Pepper, author of Reverse Parkinson’s Disease will be speaking. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 1992. By 1996 he was asked to stand as chairman of the Parkinson’s Association of South Africa which he held […]

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