Living with Parkinson’s Disease

April 11th is World Parkinson’s Awareness Day. We have all heard of Parkinson’s disease, but what exactly is this disease? Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that results from dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain dying off. Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder, which affects 2-3% of the […]

Meals on Wheels Goes Way Beyond a Healthy Meal

For the seniors in our community and their families, this program is so much more than the meal itself. ABC’s Senior Care Coordinator, Candice Brandano stepped out of the office recently to ride along with the Minuteman Senior Services Meals on Wheels team as part of their March for Meals campaign. The Meals on Wheels […]

Benefits of Being a Caregiver

At some point, you may become one of the 40 million people in the U.S. providing care for a spouse, parent or other loved one. Children caring for an aging parent report feeling a stronger bond with their parent as well as improved self-esteem. In some cases, the additional time spent with a parent has […]

National Wear Red Day Means So Much More

This February, we are highlighting Go Red for Women and National Wear Red Day. Tomorrow, February 2nd, women across the country will dress in red to spread awareness for Cardiovascular Disease. This up and coming day is presented by the American Heart Association, and is dedicated to making women aware of the risks of heart […]

Looking forward to serving more Gloucester Seniors

ABC is honored that Action Inc. selected us as their partner to take over their HomeCare program. As an established agency in Gloucester, ABC is looking forward to taking this opportunity to provide our services to more seniors in the Cape Ann community. We look forward to providing a seamless transition for both the caregiving […]