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It was a picture-perfect summer’s day on Saturday, July 21st, for Seniors Helping Seniors of Greater Boston and Metrowest’s fourth annual Employee Appreciation Barbecue. More than 60 caregivers gathered under the pavilion at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm in Lincoln to feast on traditional barbecue fare, cake and ice cream.

Hosted by the SHS office staff, the summer celebration is held annually in appreciation of our caregivers’ hard work and dedication in support of their clients. Many of SHS’s newer caregivers were attendance, along with long-time employees and guests.

The barbecue is one of numerous networking… More

By Lisa Graffeo
Friday, August 3rd

Humans are social beings who thrive when sharing their lives with others. Social engagement is important throughout the lifespan and most people are able to find ways to remain socially… More

By Kelly Hoag
Wednesday, March 8th

Winter is in full effect here in the Northeast! After record snowfalls reported in the Boston area in 2015, many people are bracing themselves for the snow and cold this year. Many older adults… More

By Kelly Hoag
Saturday, February 11th

Some clients who are living with memory impairment are not clear about the role that we play as caregivers and are not insightful about their limitations. In these scenarios we try to take the… More

By Kelly Hoag
Monday, December 19th

As the days become shorter going into the cooler months, people who are in the moderate to advanced stages of dementia often experience increased confusion and agitation during the late… More

By Kelly Hoag
Friday, December 9th