Forum addresses financial exploitation of seniors

Financial exploitation is on the rise among senior citizens. The Tri-County APS Coalition will sponsor a Financial Exploitation Forum on Friday, June 7, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at MAC. This program will bring together a slate of professionals to examine ways to better identify and report the crime, and to seek effective ways to…

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Create is central theme for Older Americans Month

CREATE for Older Americans Month by Keri Lipperini, Director, Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs Older Americans have been creating inventions and works of art since our country’s inception. Benjamin Franklin invented the bifocal lens at 78. Actress Rita Moreno has had a career spanning seven decades and currently stars in a Netflix series…

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A senior celebration: May is Older Americans Month

by Lance Robertson, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administration for Community Living Administrator Every day, all around us, older adults make a positive impact in our communities. As employees, volunteers, mentors, and advocates, they are an integral part of America’s social fabric. Their experience and insights enrich and strengthen our neighborhoods, workplaces, and families.

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Learn to manage challenges of chronic pain

Learn to self-manage the challenges of living with chronic pain. A chronic pain self-management program will be held Thursdays, May 2 to June 6, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at First Baptist Church in Princess Anne. This program is free. To register, call 410-742-0505 ext. 159 or email jak@macinc.org.

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Dispose of expired, unused prescriptions safely

Did you know that flushing unused or expired prescription medications can be harmful to the environment, and possibly even contaminate groundwater in your area? Saturday, April 27, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and numerous sites on the Lower Shore offer a safe and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

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