This Blog is in honor of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month and dedicated to my Uncle Hugh Sheridan, gone much too soon. It was a purple ribbon. Just a purple ribbon. But I put it religiously on every coat I wore, taking care to make sure the ribbon ...

  I was in Milwaukee, seated lazily on the couch in my apartment while my friend and I waited for my roommate to get ready. In between small-talk, my friend mentioned his Polish ancestry and how his Grandmother had come over from Poland. When I ...

A Response to Joyce Carol Oates’s Statement on How We Talk About Cancer As news broke last week that Senator John McCain had cancer, support poured out from across the country. It was devastating to learn that this American Hero, who survived horrendous ...

Whoever’s idea it was to get my grandmother an iPhone was going to pay dearly. She was sitting at the table seated next to my mother yelling at Siri, as if the automated voice would listen to her angry instructions to be quiet. I’m sure it’s a ...

Living a Life of No Regrets: A Reflection and Response to Carolyn Rosenblatt’s Article My grandmother’s eyes always sparkled with laughter, even after surviving a stroke, her kindness never diminished. She exuded love and lived for her family. She ...

Home Modifications Imagine the situation: your loved one is coming home from the hospital after an extended stay, and you find yourself overwhelmed by the thoughts of all the daily tasks that are suddenly almost impossible for your loved one to ...

South Shore Elder Services Holiday Party Greater Boston was a proud sponsor of South Shore Elder Services holiday party last night, December 8th. There was fabulous music by Java Jive as well as excellent food, good company and a raffle, all for a good ...

Home Health Aide Honored Greater Boston is proud to announce that our Home Health Aide Kiara was honored at the 46th Annual Home Care Aide Celebration sponsored by the Home Care Aide Council. We are proud to share the nomination write-up below. Greater ...

Greater Boston is thrilled to announce the opening of our Fall River office. The office, conveniently located on South Main st. will enable us to better serve both clients and employees living and working in Fall River and the surrounding areas. ...

                                                                                             Happy Halloween Happy Halloween from our entire staff at Greater ...