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2018

Five Ways to Honor the Service Men and Women in your Life

On November 11 we will observe Veteran’s Day – a day to celebrate and honor every soldier – past, present, living, or deceased – for his or her service in the military. As citizens of the United Stat

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2018

How to Recognize, Prevent and Address Elder Abuse

No matter what age, everyone is entitled to be treated with kindness, respect and compassion. Unfortunately, elder abuse is a widespread problem and hundreds of thousands of adults over the age of si

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2018

Annual Coat Drive Has Begun: Gently Used Coats Needed to Provide Warmth For the Winter!

Help us provide warmth to the needy during our seventh annual coat drive, underway now through the end of November. Help us meet our goal to collect 250 COATS THIS WINTER!

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2018

Two American Icons Memorialized with Deeply Personal Tributes

Over the Labor Day weekend, two extraordinary Americans were laid to rest with outsized memorials to match their larger-than-life personalities, talents and accomplishments – Aretha Franklin, the Que

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2018

How to Help Kids Who Are Grieving

Losing a loved one can be painful for anyone, but it is especially difficult for children and teens. While it may be tough to figure out the best ways to comfort an adult who has lost a loved one, it

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2018

Five Fun Things to Do with Grandchildren in the Summer

It’s summertime! The days are long; the nights are warm; and the grandkids are out of school. Take advantage of this special time of year to create summer memories with your grandchildren that will l

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2018

Plant.Grow.Share.: FREE Gardening Workshops and Seedlings for Garden Enthusiasts

Plant.Grow.Share., formerly known as Harvest Helpers, encourages backyard gardeners to grow more food locally with the hope that they will share their bounty with others in need. Local residents can

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2018

Not Too Young or Too Old to Benefit from a Senior Center

While the main membership of most senior centers is sixty and over, today’s senior centers offer programs for all ages. From intergenerational programing to dementia awareness and other educational i

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2018

What’s All This About Bucket Lists?

Is there something you’ve always wanted to try but never had time or someplace you’ve always wanted to travel but couldn’t afford? Those are perfect items for your personal “bucket list.” But what is

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2018

Lessons in Grief from the Animal Kingdom

Many animals are social creatures and like humans they create close bonds with others. We can’t know for sure what an animal thinks and feels, but many animals appear to experience grief when they lo

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