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SENIOR Q&A: Wife with dementia thinks husband is cheating

Q: My wife has dementia and as her disease has progressed she is making accusations about me that are false. For example, she does not believe that I am her husband and she thinks I am stealing from her. Other times when I go out food shopping she accuses me …

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What’s Up Doc? Is arthritis of the back hereditary?

Q: Is there a hereditary kind of back arthritis?A: Axial spondyloarthritis (AS) is a condition strongly associated with inheriting the HLA-B27 gene (over 5% of people with this gene develop the condition), although not all patients diagnosed with this condition have this gene. There are two subtypes of AS; ankylosing …

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What’s Up Doc? Axial Spondyloarthritis 2019

Q: Is there a hereditary kind of back arthritis?A: Axial spondyloarthritis (AS) is a condition strongly associated with inheriting the HLA-B27 gene (over 5% of people with this gene develop the condition), although not all patients diagnosed with this condition have this gene. There are two subtypes of AS; ankylosing …

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05/07/2019 – Breakfast Speaker Series 2019: Northern Essex Community College

Join us for the next installment of the Breakfast Speaker Series 2019. Enjoy coffee and breakfast while networking with chamber members, then listen to Northern Essex Community College (NECC) President, Dr. Lane Glenn, speak on workforce development and NECC. Northern Essex Community College offers workforce development programs that address the …

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05/07/2019 – Travel Night – What’s On Your Wanderlist?

You are cordially invited to attend our Come Along with Kathy! Travel Series. Our hosts for the evening are Kathy Ryan AdvenTours, affiliate of Largay Travel and Devyn Maniff, Global Purpose Specialist with G Adventures! Come and learn about small group soft adventure travel to the Galapagos (see the giant …

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05/05/2019 – PlumFest 2019 Fundraiser at Plum Island Beachcoma!

Plumfest 2019 is right around the corner!  On Sunday, May 5th Plum Island Beachcoma is hosting a Plumfest 2019 Fundraiser from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m!  PlumFest (held on May 18th) is a community-driven project bringing local musicians, island residents, and neighbors of the community together, with a porch festival showcasing the …