February is home to National Donor Month. Currently there is a National Blood shortage. Consider donating this Saturday at the @NA_SeniorCtr Blood Drive

February is home to National Donor Month. Currently there is a National Blood shortage. Consider donating this Saturday at the North Andover Senior Center Blood Drive!

North Andover Senior Center 

Blood Drive

Cafeteria

120 R Main Street

North Andover, MA 01845

Saturday February 23, 2019

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment. 

Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

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Learn more about the Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit TOMORROW at 1pm at @NA_SeniorCtr during a presentation by @MassRevenue (sponsored by @SenBruceTarr).

Join us tomorrow at 1pm for a presentation by Brian Lynch of the Department of Revenue.  Brian will discuss the Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit available to qualifying Massachusetts residents who are age 65 and over. Discussion will include eligibility and qualifying criteria, how to calculate one's CB Credit amount, and how to file and receive the refundable credit from the Commonwealth through the Mass. Dept. of Revenue.  

Please plan ahead, parking might get tight!  


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Save a life this Saturday! Join the @NA_SeniorCtr for a Blood Drive with @RedCrossMA on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 9AM to 2PM.

North Andover Senior Center 

Blood Drive

Cafeteria

120 R Main Street

North Andover, MA 01845

Saturday February 23, 2019

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment. 

Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment. Blood Drive 2-23-19.jpg

Learn about and compare PTSD treatment options with the PTSD Treatment Decision Aid from @VA_PTSD_Info.

Are you considering seeking treatment for PTSD?  Use the free, interactive PTSD Treatment Decision Aid from Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD to learn about effective treatments and consider which one may be best for you.   Click here to be taken directly to the guide, or visit the “Useful Links” tab of our Veterans Services webpage.

There are several effective PTSD treatments. This means that if you have PTSD, you have options. The PTSD Treatment Decision Aid helps you learn about these options and think about which treatment might be best for you. It also gives you tips on how to work with your provider to decide on a treatment.

Using the PTSD Treatment Decision Aid, you can:

    • Learn about effective PTSD treatments
    • Watch videos of providers explaining how treatments work
    • Build a chart to compare the treatments you like the most
    • Print a personalized summary

How to Use the PTSD Treatment Decision Aid

If you have – or think you have – PTSD, the PTSD Treatment Decision Aid is one of the best ways to learn about effective treatment options. You can go through this decision aid in order, or skip around to the sections that interest you. At the end, you can print or save a personalized summary of your symptoms, goals, and preferences. Share this summary with your provider at your next visit.

NOTE: This Decision Aid is not a substitute for medical care or advice from a provider. Only a licensed professional can diagnose PTSD.  

Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. (2017, June).  PTSD Treatment Decision Aid.  Retrieved from 

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/decisionaid_public.asp

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