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2017

Opioid Addiction Can Affect Seniors

Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue that has grown to epidemic proportions nationwide. While young adults are the biggest abusers of prescription opioid pain relievers, many older Americans suffer from opioid drug addiction as well.

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2017

Veteran’s Indicator on Driver’s License Now Free in Massachusetts

The Registry of Motor Vehicles is now providing Massachusetts driver’s licenses and IDs with “Veteran’s Indicators” to Veterans at no cost. The “Veteran’s Indicator” is a symbol that appears on a license or ID that can be used as proof of service for Veterans to obtain benefits and services available to them as former members of the Armed Forces.

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2017

Featured FAQ: How Do I Choose Readings for a Funeral?

Readings at a funeral are meant to bring comfort to the mourners and help loved ones cope with the reality of death, while celebrating the life of the deceased and capturing his or her unique personality and outlook on life.

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2017

Having a Pet is Good for Your Health

Pets can boost both our physical and mental health and in some cases, even help us live longer. Many people own pets for the unconditional love and companionship, which directly increases health and wellness, but there are many other ways pets help their owners stay healthy.

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2017

Featured FAQ: What Do I Need to Know About Body Donation or Anatomical Gifts?

An anatomical gift, which is sometimes referred to colloquially as a body donation, is a generous contribution that can save lives and train the next generation of medical professionals. One’s gift may go toward aiding medical research in finding a cure for diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, heart disease, and diabetes but more commonly in this area, the gift is a teaching tool for medical students to learn about human anatomy and surgeons to develop and improve surgical techniques.

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2017

How to Stay Happy and Healthy: 5 Tips for Seniors in 2017

It’s common to wish someone a happy, healthy New Year, but what is the best way to accomplish that goal? Today’s seniors are living longer than ever before and want to stay as happy and healthy for as long as possible. Of course, eating well, getting enough sleep and regular exercise are essential to maintaining good health and happiness, but maintaining your emotional health is just as important.

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2016

5th Annual Coat Drive Huge Success!

Our deepest appreciation goes out to our generous community. With your help, we were able to donate nearly five hundred gently used coats to provide much needed warmth to those in need during this winter season.

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2016

VA Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now provides eligibility determinations for burial in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial or memorialization in a VA national cemetery through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program.

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Choose Music for a Funeral?

Music is a powerful vehicle for expressing emotion, setting a mood and bringing people together – and choosing the right music for a funeral or memorial can make the service tremendously personal while creating a moving and meaningful experience for all in attendance.

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Choose a Funeral Home?

While it may be convenient to choose a funeral home based on the fact that it is nearby or it comes recommended by someone you know, contacting your local funeral homes, visiting their facilities, and developing a relationship with the staff before there is a need will ensure that you feel comfortable with the facility and build trust with the staff who will be guiding you and your family through an emotional time.

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