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Many people worry that their senior loved ones spend too much time alone, and may be suffering from isolation. But there are many ways for people to stay connected to the older adults in their lives. Studies show that seniors are physically and mentally healthier when they maintain social co…

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FRANKLIN — Franklin Savings Bank recently presented a $2,500 donation to the ServiceLink Grandparents Program. The program assists grandparents with providing basic needs for their grandchildren for whom they are guardians. Currently, there are 33 children enrolled with a need for back-to-sc…

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Belknap County Nursing Home held a friends and family parade on May 14. The parade included family members and vehicles from the Belknap County Sheriff’s Department, with 35 cars and 50 residents in all. (Courtesy photos) 

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CONCORD — Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald wants New Hampshire aging adults to be aware of and to take steps to protect themselves from scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. — AARP Community Connections, a new, online platform launched by AARP Innovation Labs, allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick up groceries, provide financial assistance or lend emotional support to neighbors, friends and loved ones. The informa…

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    LACONIA — Taylor Community is committed to keeping their residents, staff and the greater community healthy. The leadership team and clinical staff have been carefully monitoring COVID-19, regularly communicating with the Department of Health & Human Services and Centers for Disease Cont…

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    GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um pizza and game day on Monday, March 23. Meet at noon in the fellowship hall at Gilford Community Church. Homemade pizza, made by Dan Barnhart, will be served, along with tossed salad and beverages. Followi…

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    GILFORD — Gilford Parks and Recreation and Gilford High School Performing Arts are hosting a Dessert and a Show evening for participants of the Senior Moment-um Program Thursday, March 26. Meet in the GHS cafeteria at 5 p.m. for dessert and coffee hour. The group will then go to the auditori…

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    GILFORD — Gilford Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, March 2. The group will meet at Patrick’s Pub & Eatery at 11:30 a.m. Participants will order from the menu and will be responsible for the cost of their own meal. RSVP by Friday, Feb. 28, to the pa…

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    PLYMOUTH — Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly referred to as COPD, is one of the most significant health problems facing adults in the U.S. COPD is a leading cause of death, falling just behind heart disease, cancer, and accidents.

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    PLYMOUTH — As people age, the body’s natural defenses become less reliable. As a result, seniors are more susceptible to infections, including pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection that affects one or both lungs and can range from mild to severe. For some, pneumonia can be fatal. It is typica…

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    CONCORD — Anyone age 55 and over, who is a year-round New Hampshire resident living on a limited income, and looking for a job is a candidate for the Senior Community Service Employment Program. The program is recruiting eligible participants in Belknap, Merrimack and Rockingham counties. 

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    PLYMOUTH — No matter what age, living a life of purpose, connection and joy is critical for physical and mental wellbeing. For older adults, obstacles like vision loss, social isolation, mobility problems and memory issues can make enjoying life more difficult.