In This Issue
Board Members from Boxborough, Harvard, Littleton, Stow and Woburn.
Meals on Wheels Drivers are needed in Arlington, Bedford, Burlington and Woburn.
Money Management volunteers are needed in Acton, LIttleton, and Maynard.
AB Cares, a community-based collaborative for Acton and Boxborough residents, seeks to prevent suicide across the life span and support all who are impacted by suicide.
Join Senate President Karen Spilka, Friday, November 20, 2020
An adverse drug event is when someone is harmed by a medicine and this risk may increase as people take more medications. The goal of the pilot project is to screen individuals for potential reactions and then to help them with reporting those issues to their physician and to the FDA. Click here for more information.
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We recycle cell phones and Smartphones. Please visit one of our community partners
During this Thanksgiving season, we are incredibly grateful to Board members, partner organizations, volunteers, donors and dedicated staff members who make it possible for Minuteman to engage and empower 26,000 seniors, persons with disabilities, and their families each year.
Help us Spread the Word! Our catalog is full of great gifts for everyone on your list, including gift certificates for restaurants, museums, golfing, sightseeing attractions and more!
With appreciation to our sponsors: ABC Home Healthcare Professionals, Best Home Care, Daniel Dennis & Company, HUB International, Enterprise Bank, MIddlesex Savings Bank and Partners Healthcare at Home
We welcome you to participate in our 26th Annual Holiday Giving Tree hosted by Lexington's Crafty Yankee!
Kathy Fields, owner of Crafty Yankee and long-time Minuteman supporter, will be retiring in January 2021. We appreciate her years of partnership and will miss her! We invite you to finish your shopping early at Crafty Yankee's Grand Retirement Sale.
State certified SHINE counselors are available via phone and Zoom (as well as limited face to face visits for those unable to do telephonic consults), to help Medicare beneficiaries compare their coverage and identify public benefits programs that could potentially reduce costs. Check local cable television listings for Medicare Open Enrollment sessions to be broadcast statewide, or call your local Council on Aging for more information.
Download the Medicare & You 2021 handbook
Are you an older adult or caregiver? Please complete this brief survey, which will help us better align our programs to be responsive to the changing needs of the community. Find out more
Are you caring for a loved one during these challenging times?
Read some tips on how to manage caregiver stress.
Virtual support groups and trainings are ongoing and we welcome your participation:
Congratulations to our newly-elected 2020-21 Board Officers
We are excited to announce that Minuteman was a 2020 Aging Innovations Award winner in the recent competition sponsored by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A). Read more about our Change Of Condition project and how it is expanding and standardizing health and safety checks for the thousands of homebound older adults served by our Meals on Wheels program.
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