Category: senior center

Resources available for those providing elderly care

The MA Gov blog shares lots of helpful info. A recent post covers caring for elders. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), more than 65 million Americans act as unpaid caregivers for a family member, and the average age of an adult who receives assistance is 69 years old. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs… Read more »

Mobile Food Pantry to visit the Senior Center

The mobile pantry announcement appears in the June 2014 issue of the Franklin Connection. The newsletter for the Senior Center and Council on Aging activities. MOBILE FOOD PANTRY – You can get fresh healthy food here at the Senior Center through the Franklin Food Pantry’s new Mobile Food Pantry! Food will be distributed once a… Read more »

Director Linda Sottile recognized with Community Service Award

The Franklin Food Pantry will launch a mobile food service next month, extending aid to the needy who, for whatever reason, cannot make it to the downtown pantry.  Director Linda Sottile announced the new mobile pantry Friday during an event at the senior center, where she received a community service award from the Council on… Read more »