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March 2021

Hate Has No Place

We are deeply saddened by the mass shootings that have resulted in the loss of innocent lives, most recently in Atlanta and Boulder. We mourn with the families and friends of those who lost their lives, and stand in solidarity with the communities hurting as a result of these incidents. As information continues to become available regarding the motivation behind these acts of violence, we recognize that there has been an increase in the number of hate crimes on the basis of race, ethnicity, and national origin over the past year. The shooting in Atlanta is but one example of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. We condemn violence in any form, and denounce acts of hate, intolerance, and discrimination.

During this past year, Minuteman Senior Services has placed increased focus on understanding and countering unconscious bias, as well as recognizing the impact of systemic racism in our country. We remain committed to building healthy communities that embrace diversity and inclusion and promote health equity.

National Social Work Month

Social Workers are Essential It’s National Social Work Month! Thank you to the superheroes at Minuteman and throughout the community who are helping us get through these challenging times.

New Virtual Fundraising Event

Spring Forward Fun Run & Walk

When:  Join us anytime between May 1 – May 9

Where:  Anywhere you can walk or run safely – your neighborhood, local park, even a treadmill!

To Benefit:  Our valuable programs and the health of those who participate

Participants who register by March 26 are guaranteed a t-shirt in their preferred size. For those who register later, a limited number of t-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

T-shirts can be picked up at our office at 26 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA during the following times (this will be a drive-thru pick-up in our parking lot):

  • Wednesday, April 21 from 1-3pm
  • Friday, April 23 from 10am-Noon
  • Monday, April 26 from 3-5pm
  • Thursday, April 29 from 9-11am

If you are unable to come during any of these times, please email us at rsvp@minutemansenior.org and we will help make other arrangements.

With appreciation to our event sponsors:
Guardian Angel Senior Services, Inc.; Right at Home;
Middlesex Savings Bank; Metro Credit Union;
Daniel Dennis & Co.; How's Work, Inc.;
Enterprise Bank; ABC Home Healthcare Professionals;
Park Avenue Health Center; Eckel, Hoag & O'Connor;
HUB International; BAYADA;
Nashoba Brook Bakery; Marathon Sports;
Wegmans and JackRabbit

Strengthen Your Immune System

March is National Nutrition Month and as Americans prepare to receive COVID-19 vaccines, it is a good time to reinforce the importance of nutrition, which is critical for immunity. Click here to find out how good nutrition can help keep you healthy.


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