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FRANKLIN — Peabody Home is launching a free Caregiver Survival Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and continuing on Oct. 17 and 31, Nov. 21, and Dec. 5 and 19, at Peabody Home Cottage, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin.

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TILTON — A new support group has formed at the Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center, providing peer support to grandparents who are parenting a second time around.

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The kids are back are in school and making the transition from summer break to full-time students. While learning and mastering the “three Rs” in school is important, it is also vital for kids to be educated in the basics of home safety and how to respond in case of an emergency. This is esp…

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It seems that there is a new recall on produce, poultry, dairy, or fish almost every week — not to mention reports of illness or hospitalization from contaminated food in restaurants. The threat of bacteria and parasites contaminating our food remains constant, even in a world of increased s…

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The Centers for Disease Control has recently removed the link to the Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines, leaving the only legitimate guidelines for the treatment of Lyme disease to be the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society guidelines, which will be a great aid …

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We often underestimate the volatility of Mother Nature, forgetting that our possessions, our homes, and even those we love can be taken away from us in the blink of an eye because of a tornado, hurricane, wildfire, flood, or any number of other natural disasters.

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FRANKLIN — Health care professionals from local health clinics, doctors' offices, long-term care centers and care managers from local hospitals attended a recent meet-and-greet event at Franklin VNA & Hospice. The event was intended to facilitate communication between providers and the F…

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FRANKLIN — The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration recently recognized Cheryl Barnes, R.N., a nurse at the Peabody Home, as the Nurse Leader for 2018 in the Nation's Northeast Region. The award was presented by Lynn Beede, B.S.N., R,N,, the director of nursing service…

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LACONIA — When Alison Bryant, principal of Laconia Middle School, met with teachers to set goals for the current school year, a strong theme emerged. That discussion led to the the school’s “Get Moving” initiative, designed to increase both student activity levels and connection with the community.

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There are certain changes to our skin that we come to expect as we age. Whether it’s looser skin, wrinkles, or spots, it’s often understood that these changes represent part our body’s natural aging process.

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The average person will undoubtedly hear a lot of inaccurate information throughout his or her lifetime. From politics to sports, misinformation is perpetuated no matter what the topic at hand might be. It’s especially common in the world of health information.

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FRANKLIN — As we look forward to school starting in September,  thoughts of immunizations should start to fill our heads as well. Whether it’s to get ready to go back to school or prepare for the chill of fall and the pneumonia and flu it brings with it, all need shots (vaccines) to help pro…

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LACONIA — LRGHealthcare is offering a Living Well with Diabetes workshop, is a free six-week series taking place on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m., beginning Sept. 18 at Lakes Region General Hospital.

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