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Suicide Prevention Week - September 9-15

Medicare Open Enrollment

9th Annual Holiday Online Auction 
November 26 - December 2

Looking for a Job that Helps Others?

Minuteman 101

Volunteers Needed

Join Our Team

Lexington Senior Wellness Fair

Shop at Amazon

TD Bank Affinity Program

Cell Phone Collection

 

Donate Now

Minuteman 101

Find out more about our services on Wednesday, November 14 from 2:00-3:30pm. RSVP by email or by calling 781-221-7067.

Volunteers Needed

Board Members from Boxborough, Burlington, Littleton and Woburn.

Money Management volunteers are needed in Littleton.

Meals on Wheels Drivers are needed in Concord, Lincoln and Woburn and Dining Assistants are needed in Arlington Center.

To find out more about these and other opportunities, please call Harriet at 781-221-7001.

Join Our Team

Care Manager

Protective Services Supervisor

Bilingual Geriatric Support Services Coordinator

...and more!

 

Lexington Senior Wellness Fair

Tuesday, October 16

Find out more

Shop at Amazon

...and we get a donation - click here to get started

AmazonSmile

TD Bank Affinity Program

TD Bank

Cell Phone Collection

We recycle cell phones and Smartphones. Please bring to our office at 26 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA or visit one of our community partners

 

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September 2018

Suicide Prevention Week - September 9-15

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a Community Suicide Prevention Training that teaches 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life. Choose from:

Acton - September 17, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Concord - Friday, October 19 from 12:30 - 2:30 PM

Minuteman Staff and Volunteer Training

AB Cares is also seeking local artists to create artwork representing sources of hope in relation to suicide prevention. Find out more

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment runs from October 15 - December 7. There may be changes to your current Medicare prescription drug and health insurance plans for 2019. Have you reviewed you current plan’s information to insure you are all set?

Come to a presentation or make an appointment. Book early - do not wait until it's too late!

To schedule an appointment, you can call your local Senior Center directly or Minuteman Senior Services at 781-221-7029.

Take a Step Toward Better Health!

These workshops will help you live life more fully with chronic disease, avoid falls, and manage the stress of caregiving. Click on the links below for location and registration information, and check the Healthy Living Program Schedule on our website for the most up to date schedule. Pre-registration required. You do not have to live in a town to register for a workshop.

Matter of Balance

Bedford: Tuesdays, October 30 - December 18 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Wilmington: Tuesdays, September 25 - October 30 from 10:00am - Noon

Programs are funded in part through generous grants from the Cummings Foundation and Community Health Network Area 15 (CHNA15)

and support from our Premium Sponsors 
ABC Home Healthcare Professionals
Acton Nursing ServicesAssociated Home CareBest Home Care, Daniel Dennis & Company, Minute Women Home Care, and Zdorovie Adult Day Health Center

9th Annual Holiday Online Auction 
November 26 - December 2

Our catalog is already full of great gifts for everyone on your list, including tickets to the Red Sox, Celtics, museums and several Boston area theaters, as well as gift certificates for hotel stays, restaurants, wineries/breweries and skiing!

Here's how you can help now:

  • Donate an item or service. Sought after items include restaurant and retail gift certificates, tickets to sporting events, theater, amusements and other entertainment, travel such as hotel stays and resort packages and more. If you have an item to donate, contact Patti Dubielak at 781-221-7015 or by email. Businesses that donate an item for the auction are acknowledged with their logo and a link to their website on the catalog page where the item appears.

  • Become a Sponsor. Help a great cause and get widespread exposure for your business, with your logo and a link to your website on every auction page, an outstanding benefit. Thank you to ABC Home Healthcare ProfessionalsActon Nursing ServicesAssociated Home CareBest Home Care, Daniel Dennis & Company, Minute Women Home Care, and Zdorovie Adult Day Health Center who have already signed on as auction sponsors!

    Click here for details on this
    very affordable marketing opportunity
     

  • Spread the Word! Tell others about this effort. The more items we have the more money we will raise to help keep people safe and independent at home.

    Looking for a Job that Helps Others?

    If you are a caring person who enjoys making a difference in the lives of others, and are seeking paid employment, please contact one of the Provider agencies listed on our website for current job opportunities. Adults of all ages and backgrounds needed to prepare meals, do light housekeeping, laundry, shopping and help people live independently at home!