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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Nov. 18. Meet at the Gilford Community Church fellowship hall at 10 a.m. for a morning of games, including Scrabble, Rummikub and trivia. Parks and recreation will provide breakfast bites, coffee and tea. Participants are asked to RSVP to the parks and recreation office at 603-527-4722.

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GILFORD — Gilford Parks and Recreation and the Gilford High School performing arts department are sponsoring an evening at the theatre for participants of the Senior Moment-um program on Thursday, Nov. 21. Participants will meet in the cafeteria at 5 p.m. for dessert and coffee hour before h…

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PLYMOUTH — The tongue's taste buds detect four tastes, sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. As people age, they have fewer taste buds and those become less sensitive. At peak health, people have 10,000-15,000 taste buds. By age 70, many seniors have lost two out of three, so the sense of taste de…

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For the second time recently, the oldest living U.S. President is recovering from a serious fall. Ninety-five-year-old Jimmy Carter is recovering from a fractured pelvis. He is one of 50 million seniors living in the U.S. currently, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one…

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PLYMOUTH — For many senior adults, quality of life includes participating in hobbies, maintaining independence and getting out into the world. Mobility issues can physically prevent someone from spending their time doing activities they enjoy and can lead to social isolation, depression and …

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The leaves are changing and it brings back memories of falls gone by. September brought back memories of both the fall season and heading back to school! Talking about memories, we had our 2nd annual classic car show that again featured the Rockin’ Daddios! We were lucky to have many more AM…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Oct. 21. The group will meet at the Community Church fellowship hall at 9:30 a.m. for breakfast and a movie. Watch 'Hocus Pocus,' a Halloween-themed comedy starring Bette Midler, Sarah J…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Senior Resource Team is looking to hear from anyone ages 60 and up living in Gilford to learn what types of services, programs, and activities they would enjoy. There will be an open discussion called "New Things Coming for Gilford Seniors" at Gilford Public Library on …

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PLYMOUTH — Being out in the sunshine is a summertime tradition. Research shows that a majority of seniors rank being outside as one of the activities that bring them the most joy. But it’s important to practice sun safety when it comes to protecting skin and enjoying summer safely. Skin canc…

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PLYMOUTH — Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the U.S. after Alzheimer’s disease, and the number of people affected by Parkinson’s is increasing as the population ages.

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PLYMOUTH — The third annual Speare Senior Resource Fair, sponsored by Comfort Keepers: Lakes and Mountains, will address the needs and interest of the aging population, as well as the resources available to them and their caregivers.

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, Sept. 30. Meet at noon in the fellowship hall at Gilford Community Church to celebrate everyone’s birthday. Bring lunch to eat before the party. Participants are asked to bring a wrapped…

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GILFORD — According to the 2019 New Hampshire Healthy Aging Community Profile, 34.5% of Gilford's total population is over 60 years old, and that percentage is steadily increasing. The town wants to best respond to the needs and wants of the aging community.

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LACONIA — The Laconia Sachem Band Boosters are holding their 2nd Annual Krispy Kreme Doughnut Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 20 at the Laconia High School homecoming football game.

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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — The VA Medical Center in White River Junction has increased the mental health services available to local veterans by welcoming a new physician, Dr. Geraldine McWilliams, to the facility.

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FRANKLIN — Elizabeth Chang, a nurse and educator with Franklin VNA & Hospice, will present “Preparing To Age,” a special program for National Senior Week, on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bessie Rowell TRIP Center, 12 Rowell Drive in Franklin.