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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 — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program Monday, March 16. Meet in the fellowship hall at the community church at 9 a.m. to enjoy a St. Patty’s-themed brunch prepared by Dan Barnhart, manager of Gilford Beach Concession Stand. The brunch …

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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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    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.

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    PLYMOUTH — Every year, three million seniors are treated in the emergency room for fall injuries. Falling once doubles someone’s chances of falling again.

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    GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department and Gilford Youth Center are co-sponsoring a weekly walking program for senior adults on Wednesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. at the Gilford Youth Center. Walkers can track their progress or walk for fun and socialize. Chairs are available to ta…

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    GILFORD — Gilford Parks and Recreation and Gilford Middle School performing arts are sponsoring an evening at the theatre for participants of the Senior Moment-um program on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Participants will meet in the cafeteria at 5 p.m. to enjoy dessert and coffee hour before going to…