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Shrewsbury woman raises Alzheimer’s Awareness

Shrewsbury - Gina Tiberio Hamilton of Shrewsbury will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Worcester Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday, Sept. 24, at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester.

Free training program to be offered for Alzheimer’s caregivers

Westborough - Health Care Staffing, a Care Solutions' Company, is hosting a free 12- hour training for caregivers, "Caring for People with Alzheimer's: A Habilitation Curriculum". The course takes place over six consecutive weekly two-hour programs, held on Tuesdays, from 9-11 a.m., Oct. 14 to Nov. 18. (Oct. 14, 21, and 28 and Nov. 4, 11, and 18.) The curriculum is based on the model of dementia care called Habilitation Therapy, developed by Paul Raia, Ph.D. and Joanne Koenig-Coste. It can help caregivers make better connections to loved ones with dementia, resulting in improved quality of life.

Westborough Library named recipient of ‘Hannaford Helps’ program

Westborough - Friends of the Westborough Public Library (FOWPL), a nonprofit committed to support the public library, has been selected as a beneficiary of...

Spirit of Shrewsbury kicks off with oil assistance fundraiser

Shrewsbury – This year's Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival will begin earlier than usual with a first-time fundraiser Thursday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 10 p.m., at Ski Ward to benefit Shrewsbury Oil Assistance Relief (SOAR). "Let Your Spirit SOAR" will raise funds to help residents in need of an emergency oil delivery this winter.

Fundraiser to benefit Shrewsbury infant and family

Shrewsbury - After an uneventful pregnancy nothing could have prepared Dan and Kate Brown for the premature birth of their daughter, Ella, and the hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) diagnosis that followed.

Shrewsbury family shares their love of books with others through their ‘Little Library’

Shrewsbury - The Siebels family, who live on School Street in Shrewsbury, moved to town about two years ago. Like many who are new to town, they wanted to connect with their neighbors and their new community and they found a really interesting way to achieve this while sharing their love of reading. They built their own Little Library that sits in their front lawn near the road.

NJWC sends over 1,000 ‘Valentines for Veterans’

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - The Northboro Junior Woman's Club (NJWC) has been sending Valentine’s Day cards to veterans for the past 10...

St. Mary’s Credit Union kicks off annual Feed a Family Campaign

Shrewsbury - St. Mary’s Senior Management presented the United Way of Tri-County President and CEO Paul Mina with a check for $10,000 in support...

After slow start, Shrewsbury organization hopes for donations for toys for kids in need

Shrewsbury - The 10th annual charity toy drive for children hosted by Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) and the Worcester County Department for Children and Families (DCF) has unfortunately gotten off to a slow start this year. Toy collection boxes have remained nearly empty. But a kind-hearted Shrewsbury family is hoping that their recent large donation of toys will help to inspire others to “pay it forward.”

Westborough Senior Center receives donation of Alzheimer’s information basket

Westborough – Recently two members of the Alzheimer’s Partnership of Metro West,  Diane Tonelli,  OTR/L, MSA CDP CADDCT and Doug Peck,  CSA CDP, presented...