• November 21 2018,  Saugus

    DIVIRGILIO FINANCIAL GROUP RENEWS COMMITMENT TO MEMORY CAFÉ SPONSORED BY THE FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM AT GLSS

    Challenges Other Businesses to Join Together in Support of Caregivers For more than 2 years, the Family Caregiver Support Program at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) has been providing social and emotional support to people living with memory loss and their caregivers at the “In the Moment” Memory Café.  This monthly event, which meets for two hours on the third Thursday of each month at the Lynn Museum, has been made possible through the generous financial support of DiVirgilio Financial Group.  The Lynn-based firm recently announced that it will continue funding the program through a $2,500 donation. “We all know people whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease and…

  • Lynnfield,  September 21 2018

    Speaker series offered by GLSS and Northeast Legal will address grandparents raising grandchildren – Friday, Sept. 21

    LYNN, Mass. – “Know Your Rights!”, the summer speaker series offered jointly by Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) and Northeast Legal Aid (NLA), will conclude on Friday, September 21, with a presentation on the topic of “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.” The workshop will be presented by NLA Staff Attorney Geoffrey Ketcham. The workshop will take place in the Lynn Senior Center (8 Silsbee St. in Lynn) from 3:00-4:00 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is requested by calling GLSS Title III Planner Julie Kautz Mills at 781-477-6726 or by visiting www.glss.net to register online. “This topic is more relevant than ever, due to the opioid…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield

    Speaker series offered by GLSS & Northeast Legal Aid will address Guardianship on Friday, Aug. 17

    Speaker series offered by GLSS & Northeast Legal Aid will address Guardianship on Friday, Aug. 17   Lynn, Mass. – Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) and Northeast Legal Aid (NLA) are partnering to provide a speaker series titled “Know Your Rights!” The next topic, which will be presented by Attorney John Ford on Friday, August 17, will address the topic of Guardianship. The workshop will take place in the Lynn Senior Center (8 Silsbee St., Lynn) from 3:00-4:00 p.m. The final session will take place on Friday, September 21, on the topic of “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.” The workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is requested by calling…

  • June 29 2018,  Lynnfield

    GLSS and Northeast Legal Aid offering four-part speaker series beginning Friday, June 29

    Lynn, Mass., June 22, 2018 – Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) and Northeast Legal Aid (NLA) are partnering to provide a four-part speaker series titled “Know Your Rights!” Topics include Debt Collection, an Overview of Landlord-Tenant Law, Guardianship, and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. The speaker series will take place on Friday afternoons in the Lynn Senior Center (8 Silsbee St., Lynn) from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on the following dates: June 29, July 20, August 17, September 21. The workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is requested by calling Julie Kautz Mills at 781-477-6726 or by visiting www.glss.net to register online. As a designated Area Agency on Aging, GLSS receives…

  • Lynnfield,  March 30 2018

    Free GLSS workshops about dementia-friendly communities rescheduled for April 4

      Due to inclement weather, the free workshops to raise awareness about creating dementia-friendly communities originally scheduled for March 14 will be held on Wednesday, April 4., 2018.  The free workshops will be held at the Lynnfield Senior Center (525 Salem Street).  The workshops are offered by the Family Caregiver Support Program at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) through a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and will be led by Sharon Johnson of the renowned Hearthstone Institute. “A dementia-friendly community is defined as one that is informed, safe, and respectful of individuals living with dementia and their families and a place where these individuals have independence…

  • February 16 2018,  Lynnfield

    GLSS helping Lynnfield become a dementia-friendly community

    Offering free workshops on March 14 at the Lynnfield Senior Center   With funding from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, the Family Caregiver Support Program at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) is laying the foundation for Lynnfield to become a dementia-friendly community. “A dementia-friendly community is defined as one that is informed, safe and respectful of individuals living with dementia and their families and a place where these individuals have independence and are engaged in the life of the community,” said GLSS Family Caregiver Support Program Manager Debby Segil, LICSW. “In its simplest terms, it is a place where a person with memory loss and their care partners…