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The holidays and the end of the year are often a time of getting together with family and friends to share a meal, visit with one another and catch up with those we do not see often. It can be a busy time with a flurry of activities and functions to attend. But for many adults and elders, it can...
ORANGE — The Buddies held their most recent monthly meal on Saturday, Nov. 19, at which a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings was served to 71 area seniors at the Armory meal site, 135 East Main St., and 17 more meals were delivered to area home-bound seniors.  The next monthly...
With Thanksgiving meals off the table, the holiday season is just around the bend. Whether you’re gathering everyone together in your own home or traveling to another town to enjoy dinner at a loved one’s table, we at LifePath (formerly Franklin County Home Care) wish you a day full of thanks and...
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...

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