Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Monday, January 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Lynn Vocational Technical Institute Field House, 80 Neptune Blvd, Lynn

8th Annual
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day of Service

Monday, January 21
9 am – 1 pm
At Lynn Vocational Technical Institute Field House
(80 Neptune Blvd)

 

 

Join the City of Lynn in Celebrating the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. This is a commitment for 3 hours of service, not including volunteer’s meals (Continental breakfast at 9 am and Pizza at 1 pm). There are projects for everyone ages 3—103+.

• Make valentines for seniors and homeless veterans
• Sort toiletries and create kits for homeless veterans, Lynn Shelter
Association, and My Brother’s Table
• Make welcome kits for Plummer Home for Boys
• Make MLK bookmarkers for Lynn Library
• Read MLK books to children
• Hand write letters to deployed service members
• And more…

You can  register at www.LynnMLKDay.org   

The Principles of Harm Reduction: training

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (1:00 – 2:30 pm)
The Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, 91 Crest Avenue, Chelsea, MA  02150

Conversations – February 2019 – Training

The Principles of Harm Reduction
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (1:00 – 2:30 pm)
The Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, 91 Crest Avenue, Chelsea, MA  02150Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (1:00 – 2:30 pm)
The Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, 91 Crest Avenue, Chelsea, MA  02150

Harm reduction has emerged as one of the key public health and clinical models for providers to use in serving persons living with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This presentation will provide an overview of Harm Reduction by addressing:

  Basic principles of Harm Reduction

How Harm Reduction differs from other models of addressing Substance Use Disorder

Specific Harm Reduction techniques and the skills needed to implement them

Unique challenges and support needs of staff practicing Harm Reduction with the individuals they serve

 Presenting will be Donna White, PhD, RN, CS, CADAC, trainer and consultant. Donna’s teaching is informed by her significant experience as a nurse and clinician working in the field of addiction treatment and by her academic training and research. She is the Chairperson of the Massachusetts Nurses Association Addictions Council and has served as Addiction Specialist at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital and Chief Operating Officer and Nurse Executive of Worcester State Hospital. Donna is also a Fellow with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

Social Work, Nursing, LADC, and EMS continuing education credits being pursued.

Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) continuing education credits are approved by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

To request registration, please complete the Registration Form that can be found through the following link:
The Principles of Harm Reduction

Seating is limited. Registration spaces are offered on a first come first served basis.
There is no charge for this training.

Conversations for Caring
Office Days: Mondays – Thursdays
Direct Phone: 781-586-8620
Greater Lynn Senior Services: www.glss.net

 

“Crossroads and Thresholds: Embracing the Second Half of Life”

Wednesdays, January 30-February 20, 10 a.m.-12 noon
Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135

ANNOUNCING! Sr. Kathleen Hagerty, CSJ returns for another inspirational 4-week series! “Crossroads & Thresholds: Embracing the Second Half of Life”

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 30th and running for four consecutive weeks. All dates include:

January 30th
February 6th
February 13th
February 20th

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm

Location: Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for continued exploration of the gifts, development of the Self, meaningful ways to pray, mutual support, and inspiration with other women aging in grace and wisdom.

For more information and to register: email or call Mary Rita at: 617.746.2056 or Linda Boothroyd at: 617.746.1603.

There is no charge for this series, but free will donations are gratefully accepted.

 

Christmas Dinner at My Brother’s Table

Tuesday, December 25, 2:30-4:15 p.m.
My Brother’s Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn

My Brother’s Table (98 Willow St., Lynn 781-595–3224) will be serving Christmas dinner to individuals and families from 2:30 to 4:15 p.m.

*Everyone who comes and eats will receive a small gift.