Grandparents/Kinship Caregivers Support Group

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The number of children being raised by non-parent relatives has increased by 55% since 2010 in Massachusetts[i], and the majority of these kinship caregivers are grandparents. There are now more than 10,400 grandparents raising grandchildren in Massachusetts[ii]. The opioid crisis has been a major factor in this rise, as many who suffer from addiction or die from opioid related causes …

Follow the Miami 2 NYC Blog Page

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Jim Brassord has headed to Miami and is launching off on his journey up the east coast today. To follow Jim’s blog posts, click here! To follow Jim’s rowing progress in real time, click here!

Hilltown Community Health Center Partners with Holyoke YMCA for Diabetes Prevention Program

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A program proven to help adults who are prediabetic is being offered by the Hilltown Community Health Center. HCHC, in partnership with the Holyoke YMCA, is offering its second series of the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. The free 12-month support program is there to help local residents who number among the 89 million adults nation-wide who are prediabetic, meaning they …

My Life, My Health: Managing a Chronic Condition Workshop Series

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Hilltown Community Health Center is offering a free six-week series of workshops, My Life, My Health, to help people develop new ways to manage and cope with on-going health conditions. The series is designed to assist adults with hypertension, arthritis, heart problems, stroke, COPD, cancer, diabetes, and many other on-going health conditions. Participants discuss reducing stress, dealing with difficult emotions, …

Parenting Education Workshops Begin Nov 18

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A child’s first learning experiences and the bonds a child forms with her caregivers greatly influence her future cognitive, physical, and social and emotional development. We welcome parent educator, Scott Noyes. Scott has worked for over thirty years with parents, children, and educators. He is the author of “Positive Discipline That Works”, “Intentional Language”, and “This Child is Driving Us …

HCHC Has Again Received Grant Through the American Cancer Society From the National Football League Foundation

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We’re hosting Ladies’ Night-Out in the Hilltowns to educate why regular screening and early detection are crucial to successful treatment of breast cancer. Please join us at the Chester Common Table Restaurant, 30 Main Street in Chester on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 5-8pm for food, music and fun. HCHC has again received a grant through the American Cancer Society …

Hilltown Family Center Presents Five-Part Childhood Development Workshop

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As part of our Brain Building in Progress program, Hilltown Community Health Center and the Hilltown Family Center will present a five-part workshop focused on strategies to develop healthy early childhood development. For our first workshop, we welcome Scott Noyes, parent educator, presenting “Whatever Happened to Go Outside and Play, Changing Screen Time to Green Time” on Monday September 26th …

Free, six week series of My Life My Health for those looking for ways to regain control of their health

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My Life, My Health Do you, or someone important to you, suffer from fatigue, pain, depression, or other health condition that effects their enjoyment of life?    People with a chronic health issues, those problems that effect what activities they do every day, often feel that they have lost control over their life.  My Health My Life helps people regain control …