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The Times Past Photo of the week from the Nov. 22 edition incorrectly identified Gary Harris as Phil Kavanaugh. The unidentified player to the Harris’s left has been identified as Dave Fleming.
Many assets can pass at death without probate if there is proper beneficiary designation on your assets. Beneficiary designations are not complicated and have no related expenses. On a bank account, whether held in your name alone or jointly, you can file a simple form with the bank that, upon...
Health care is undergoing rapid change today, affecting hospitals, physicians, and patients in many ways. These changes — from what is covered by insurance to how patients receive care from their physicians — are making the health care system increasingly complex, raising questions and confusion...
Caregiver grants from LifePath (formerly Franklin County Home Care) offer caregivers and grandparents raising grandchildren under the age of 18 an opportunity to refresh and renew away from their caregiving and childrearing responsibilities. Caregivers have used these grants to pay someone to...
Every day family and friends take care of their loved ones without fanfare. They do tasks such as a check-in call, taking a family member to an appointment, picking up groceries, helping with household chores, or paying the bills. They also oversee medications, follow up with medical providers,...
Sonya Ellis, this year's leader of the fundraising effort, displays a box where donations to the Socks for Santa will be accepted
LEOMINSTER — As a way of giving back this holiday season, Montachusett Home Care is again sponsoring “Socks for Santa” in cooperation with Fidelity Bank and St. Anna’s School in Leominster.  The collection is a way to give not only to MHC clients, but to many other low-income elders in the...
ORANGE — On Veterans Day we honor all who served. This year is also the Armory’s 103rd anniversary. The building is not just one of brick and mortar; it is much more to many in our community. The Armory has become the center of activities in our area for both senior citizens and youths. The Armory...
ORANGE — The Orange Senior Center, located at the Armory, 135 East Main St., would like to remind all area seniors that the Buddies meal is served on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at noon. To sign up either call 978-249-4256, 978-544-8901 or stop by the Armory  meal site. A message can also be left on...
From diagnosing disease to record keeping, technology is rapidly changing the practice of medicine. One of the areas where technology is having a dramatic impact is telemedicine, affecting both physicians and patients alike. Defined as the exchange of information by electronic means to improve a...
Now’s the time for people in Massachusetts with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2017. Medicare’s open enrollment period began on Oct. 15 and runs until Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your individual needs,...

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