When The Parents Get Sober, And The Grandkids Go Home

Home - Grandparents

Last year one of our Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) group celebrated a relatively unusual event: the successful detoxification and one year sobriety of both her son and daughter-in-law. With this welcome success came the reunification of their family, the birth of a second child and the relinquishing of grand parental, custodial duties. After a short period of adjustment, reality struck hard. … [Read more...]

September Issue Posted

September 2014

Our September issue looks at the latest developments and service improvements in the changing skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers. Also in this months issue: The impact on grandchildren when their parents achieve sobriety and they return to their home after living with their grandparents. Family medical history can help improve general health and perhaps longevity. A review of what you need to know.   … [Read more...]

August 2014

August 2014

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Kerner Meets ALS Challenge

Peter Kerner

Norwell – Peter Kerner didn’t let life hold him back and took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness and necessary funding for research into the disease and services for those afflicted. The Ice Bucket Challenge was able to raise nearly $16 million from July 29th through August 18th, almost equal to the group’s total donations in 2012. … [Read more...]

Artists Open Studio Tours Set For August 23 – 24 in Hull & Hingham

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Hull - The Hull Artists announced the 19th annual Open Studios Art Tour. On Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd and 24th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., a record forty artists will display their work in home studios up and down the Hull peninsula and in Hingham. New this year is a group exhibiting at the Old Colony Lodge, 85 Central Street, Hingham, conveniently located across from the Armory and one block south of Downtown Hingham. … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release

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Hingham - The Cancer Support Community of MA-South Shore (CSC-MSS) will host its fourth annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on August 5, 2014 beginning at 11a.m. at Hidden Pond, behind Whole Foods Market at Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham. Events will include face painting, decorate your own butterfly, and a parade around the pond. … [Read more...]

Local Company Rallies Around “One of its Own”

Dan Grimes

Weymouth - Two local senior service providers on the South Shore are coordinating fundraising events to support a beloved friend and colleague who needs help as he battles lung cancer. Skilled Nursing Health Care Centers, Weymouth Health Care Center in Weymouth and Cedar Hill Health Care Center are organizing the events. … [Read more...]

July Issue Now On Line!

July 2014

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Where Does This Road Go?

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The following is an excerpt from the new book by Kingston resident and author Martin H. Crowe. Crowe relates an entertaining and insightful journey on discovering self and understanding how we get there. It’s a great source of reflection for those new empty nesters or someone looking to better understand them self and recognize the joys of their life. … [Read more...]

More Affordable Alzheimer’s Care

Monarch WEYMOUTH

Weymouth - Families seeking more affordable Alzheimer’s assisted living on the South Shore are now able to take advantage of The PACE Program at Monarch Homes of Weymouth. … [Read more...]

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