Read the latest from our Program Director, Cynthia Bjorlie M.D.
Hearing loss is a common problem and is different in everyone. Hearing loss can result in isolation and many attendant social and health issues. Hearing aids have changed dramatically. A basic hearing aid today is better that the most advanced one available 10 years ago. Hearing aids are no longer analog sound amplifiers. They are […]
When we think about infirmity and the end of life, most of us want to make our own health decisions for as long as possible. Advance Directives include all the various ways that you can direct what you want in the event that you cannot speak for yourself. The best way to have that happen […]
Me! I fell for it! I almost handed over $500 at JCPenney to the lady behind the Sephora counter to help a friend. It started that morning when I heard from an old friend that I haven’t seen in years. He emailed and asked for a favor. I wrote back, “Sure, call me.” He didn’t […]
As the country continues to deal with COVID-19 and its variants, I want to share my perspective. First, I want to be clear that if you fall into a high-risk category due to existing medical issues such as obesity, diabetes, asthma, chronic lung disease, sickle cell disease or are in some way immunocompromised, I encourage […]
Adult Foster Care of the North Shore teamed up with SeniorCare, Inc., again this year with piles of homemade Valentine’s Day cards and goody bags that were delivered with Meals on Wheels to 220 seniors in Gloucester, Manchester, Essex, Ipswich and Hamilton on Valentine’s Day. The cards and greetings were handmade by local youngsters.