Local Company Rallies Around “One of its Own”

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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!

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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

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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...]

Wayne Westcott to Discuss Strength Training for Seniors at Scitute COA

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Scituate - Dr. Wayne Westcott (above) will be the special guest speaker at the Scituate Council on Aging next month. Westcott will be discussing the benefits of strength training as we age. The program is set for August 22nd beginning at 1 p.m. Dr. Westcott is a national fitness expert, researcher and author and frequent contributor to South Shore Senior News. His presentation will be “Staying Healthy: Benefits of Resistance Exercise for Seniors.” All are welcome. The event will include complimentary fresh, healthy snacks and drinks. There is no charge for this program. Please call (781) 545 - 8722 to sign up. The Scituate COA is located at 27 Brook Street in Scituate. Space is limited. … [Read more...]

Call For Artists: Nautical en Plein Air

Hull - The Hull Artists and Jo’s Nautical Bar invite artists to “Let’s Do Jo’s Again,” on August 9th and 10th. Artists are invited to paint, photograph or even craft the rich nautical environment of 125 Main St, Pemberton Point, in Hull. All work must be created on-site and inspired by on-site visuals. … [Read more...]

Henry W. Kendall Photographic Retrospective to Open in Sharon

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Sharon - A retrospective sample of nearly 50 years of photography by distinguished nuclear physicist and environmental activist Henry W. Kendall (1926-1999) will be on display at the Lakeside Gallery in his home town of Sharon, Mass. from August 6th to October 1st, with an Opening Reception from 3 to 9 p.m. on Monday, August 11th. … [Read more...]

27th Annual Evening by the Sea

Hyannis – HopeHealth, formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, announced its 27th Annual Evening by the Sea Auction will take place on Friday, July 25 at the Wianno Club in Osterville. This year’s honorary chairs are Terry and E. J. Jaxtimer and Melissa and David McGraw, long-term supporters of HopeHealth. … [Read more...]

Marshfield Artist To Exhibit Watercolors

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Cohasset - The South Shore Art Center is presenting a watercolor exhibit by artist Maureen Brookfield at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library in Cohasset. The solo show of recent watercolor paintings by the Marshfield artist entitled “Near & Far ~ Travels in Watercolor,” will be on exhibit through August 31st. … [Read more...]

60 March Against Elder Abuse

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Brockton - Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, joined forces with the Brockton Council on Aging (COA) and HarborOne Bank to “March Against Elder Abuse” recently. … [Read more...]

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