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Dalton Senior Center Cuts Ribbon on New Exercise Park

The senior center has made it a bit easier for people to be healthy and fit even later in life. Through a grant from AARP, a half dozen pieces of outdoor workout equipment have been installed on the property. The hope is to make it easier for the seniors to get moderate workouts alongside their peers to stay healthier.

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North Adams Adopts Senior, Veteran Property Tax Programs

The council adopted the provisions of state laws for programs in which those age 60 or older can receive abates of up to $1,500 and veterans can receive abatements of up to $1,000 for their volunteer services. The roll-call votes were 8-1 on both orders.

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BerkshireWorks Marks National Employ Older Workers Week

In Berkshire County, 40 percent of the population is over the age of 50 and many are actively looking for employment opportunities both full and part time.

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Help Protect Vulnerable Family Members from Scam Artists

Look for red flags, such as a reluctance to discuss money matters, consistently unpaid bills, unexplained withdrawals, mysterious wire transfers or a sudden need to purchase large quantities of gift cards.

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