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Take Charge of Your Health

Congratulations on Taking the First Step to Live Well, Be Well   Take Charge of Your Health programs allow you to learn to thrive, not just survive with your ongoing health conditions!   Find practical ways of dealing with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices and learn better […]

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Avoid this genetic testing scam

Have you heard about the latest scam? Scammers are offering “free” genetic tests and claiming Medicare will cover it — so they can get your Medicare Number and use it to commit fraud and identity theft. They’re targeting people through telemarketing calls, health fairs, and even knocking on doors. Only a doctor you know and […]

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A Word From Our Board President

As the members of the Harvard Community Senior Center’s Volunteer Board of Directors, we want the community to know that we take our commitment to providing services for ALL area seniors seriously.   We recognize that there is a great deal of information being shared publicly, and that much of it is not accurate, so we […]

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Scams to watch out for in 2019

By Brandy Bauer | 1.24.2019 It is estimated that older adults lose billions of dollars to scammers each year. But there is good news—last year the Federal Trade Commission noted that older consumers are more likely to report they’ve been victimized by financial exploitation than their younger counterparts. Here are three scams that are notably making the […]

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