Director’s Corner

Director’s Corner

Read the latest from our Executive Director, Cynthia Bjorlie MD.

Health Care Proxy

We are on a mission! We want every single client to have a Health Care Proxy signed. As you can see from the main article in this newsletter, the Health Care Proxy is simple. It does not require a lawyer or any official input. You may choose anyone (friend or family) to be a proxy. […]

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Christmas on Cape Ann

In Gloucester on Christmas morning, there was a near blizzard. The snow was blinding and the driving was treacherous. Our own Kristine Saltonstall (office staff) had volunteered to help American Legion Post #3 deliver Christmas meals to 480 people at homes all over the North Shore. Dozens of volunteers did not let the blizzard get […]

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Seasonal Depression (Seasonal Defective Disorder)

Seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, is related to the change of seasons, most often Fall becoming Winter. It is a type of depression that has been officially recognized by the medical community affecting women twice as often as men and usually has an onset before the age of 21. Decreased sunlight leads […]

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Northern Essex Elder Transport (N.E.E.T.)

If you live in one of the towns listed below and you have a car, N.E.E.T. wants you! Northern Essex Elder Transport (N.E.E.T.) offers transportation to elders by volunteer drivers. Drivers transport seniors (age 60 and over) door-to–door to local and out-of-town locations for all sorts of things…medical appointments, shopping and social interactions when other […]

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10 Self-Improvement Tips

September is self-improvement month. Here are 10 ways to help you grow. Read a little bit every day. Whether you enjoy biographies, beach reads or dramas, read a little bit every day. Pick up a new hobby. Picking up a new hobby requires you to stretch yourself physically, mentally or emotionally. If you like to […]

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