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Category: Aging

June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), elder abuse is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an […]

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May is Older Americans Month

Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM), a time to recognize older Americans’ contributions, highlight aging trends, and reaffirm commitments to […]

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Boost Your Budget Week Brings Awareness about Benefits for Low-Income Older Adults

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), more than 17 million Americans age 65+ struggle with rising housing and health care bills, inadequate nutrition, lack of access to transportation, diminished savings, […]

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State of LGBTQ+ Survey

We need your help! This research study focuses on learning more about LGBTQ+ people aged 50 and older across the country, including their experiences, needs, and resiliencies as they get […]

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The Cape Cod Chronicle on SHINE: Shining a Light for Seniors

Ryan Bray | Cape Cod Chronicle When Ellenmarie Rhone retired full time to Chatham from New York City with her husband this past summer, one of the first things on […]

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Barnstable County Awarded Public Health Workforce Expansion Grant 

          The grant equips County to further support older residents during public health emergencies.  September 22, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that the Department of Human Services […]

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Attend this Virtual Event Sponsored by the Cape Cod Elder Abuse Coalition on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 21

For the zoom link, registration is required:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82240904411?pwd=OEZrekViY3djQjBicUpyRzNYRWF5Zz09 *Event sponsored by the Cape Cod Elder Abuse Coalition

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How Does Medicare Cover Preventive Services?

Preventive care is the care you receive to prevent illness, detect medical conditions, and keep healthy. A service is considered preventive if you have no prior symptoms of the disease. […]

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Become a Volunteer SHINE Counselor!

Do you have some spare time and like to help people? Do you like technical information and problem solving? If so, you may be the perfect SHINE volunteer. See flyer […]

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