Thank You, and Please…

I’d like to begin with an update: The South Shore Plymouth Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised nearly $323,000!  Of this, our office raised $516.  I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to all of you who contributed.  As always, the money will go toward raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and, ultimately, to...

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Myths and Misconceptions about Alzheimer’s Disease

Last time, I discussed the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and my upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Now I’d like to clear up some common misunderstandings about this terrible disease.
 
Myth: Alzheimer’s and dementia are the same.
Dementia is a general term that refers to a decline in mental ability severe enough to impact daily...

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E-Newsletter: Useful Info During COVID

Following is the text of our recent e-newsletter. If you would like us to add you to our e-newsletter mailing list, please visit our homepage. ———– Dear Friends, This is our second newsletter during these interesting COVID times. The first newsletter offered legal information. This one shares useful info, plus something beautiful. You can revisit our...
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Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals.   Wednesday, March 15: “Learn to Speak Alzheimereze” Discover tips to work with a person who is changing before your eyes and to learn to speak 'Alzheimereze.' Presented by Alzheimer’s coach Beverly Moore. Wednesday, March 29:  “Hospital to Home” Understand...
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Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

  Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this three-part series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals. Wednesday, March 8: “Who Can Help Me?” Find out how to access elder services in your community. Presented by Susan Curtin, Director at Norwell Council on Aging.   “Elder Law 101” Get to know the basics...
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