Meet Us at the Topsfield Fair

Lynn, MA'”All Care VNA, long-time sponsors of the Topsfield Fair, will once again provide health care services and education, with some expanded offerings at this year's fair, October 3-13. For the second year in a row, All Care, together with Home Care Specialists, will donate wheelchairs for rent to help older fairgoers unable to navigate the large grounds better enjoy the day in the comfort of a seat. And new to the fair this year, All Care staff will host a free blood pressure clinic as well as information and educational resources on the importance of managing blood pressure. John Palmisano, Topsfield Fair's Sponsorship/Concessions Coordinator, says the Fair has a long-standing partnership with All Care. 'All Care does such a great job in the community that we're thrilled to be affiliated with them. People may not even realize all of the services older adults have access to in this area, so All Care’s presence at the fair is good public awareness.' He is also pleased that All Care now sponsors the tent, located near the entrance, where the wheelchairs are rented. The Fair also rents strollers and Radio Flyer wagons for children. 'The wheelchairs are also helpful to those fairgoers that have physical challenges and need to get around on the fairgrounds. We own a few, but working with All Care we now have them readily available to accommodate everybody needing this assistance.  The blood pressure screening and health education are also important to our fairgoers.' Andy Kleiner, from Home Care Specialists headquartered in Haverhill, says that they have been working with All Care VNA and Hospice for several...

13th Annual 'Matter of Taste' Wine Tasting & Charity Auction

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Danversport Yacht Club 6 pm – 9:30 pm On Thursday,  November 20th, at the Danversport Yacht Club, All Care Hospice will celebrate its 13th annual 'Matter of Taste' Wine Tasting & Charity Auction benefiting our hospice patients and families. This exciting event will include silent auctions, raffles, and a live auction. Prizes include hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, art, once in a lifetime experiences, and more! Only 250 raffle tickets will be sold at $100.00 each for the 'You Can Make a Difference $10,000 Raffle,' a raffle of a lifetime; and while you need not be present to win, it is a lot more fun if you are! Over 300 local businesses and organizations contribute to make this auction a success every year and we look forward to seeing you all there to help us reach our fundraising goal of $100,000!!! Proceeds from this event directly benefit our hospice patients and families; without the support of our sponsors and donors, providing care to these individuals in the 50+ communities we serve would not be possible. The All Care Hospice mission enables those with life-limiting illnesses to receive the most compassionate medical care with personalized support for families through bereavement services and volunteer programs regardless of ability to pay. For information about sponsorships, donating items, or to purchase admission and/or raffle tickets, please contact Elizabeth Potter at 781-244-1124 or via email at epotter@allcare.org  ...