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Study Finds Driving Impairment from Marijuana Use Similar to That of Alcohol Use

By on July 1, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments
Study Finds Driving Impairment from Marijuana Use Similar to That of Alcohol Use

While some young people believe marijuana use has little-to-no effect on driving ability, a new study found that marijuana use impairs driving similar to alcohol use.  The study, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Office on National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), was released […]

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Children’s Bereavement Support Program

By on June 24, 2015 in Events with 0 Comments
Children’s Bereavement Support Program

Heart to Heart, the VNA Children’s Bereavement Support Program is hosting its annual summer Children’s Bereavement Day at Smithfield Farm on July 21st, 2015.  The program is scheduled to run from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.  This group provides the children with a safe, supportive environment where they can feel free to talk about their […]

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30 Minute Legal Consults / Family Law or Bankruptcy

By on June 20, 2015 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
30 Minute Legal Consults / Family Law or Bankruptcy

Family Law 30-Minute legal consults are now available the 3rd Tuesdays of the Month (next date is July 21st, 10:15-12:45pm) at the Falmouth Service Center, 611 Gifford Street in Falmouth.  These consults are by appointment only and there is a limited number of appointments.  To reserve an appointment or if you have questions on the […]

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Three Falmouth Families Receive Affordable Housing

By on June 18, 2015 in Events with 0 Comments
Three Falmouth Families Receive Affordable Housing

Join the Falmouth Housing Trust, Inc. as they celebrate the St. Marks Road Community Housing Open House & Dedication on Saturday, June 27th from 10 am – noon.  Three Falmouth families, after qualifying applications, won the lottery to affordable home-ownership. The Falmouth Housing Trust’s mission is to enhance the Town of Falmouth, and the lives […]

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Summer FREE Play & Learn Groups with the Coalition for Children

By on June 17, 2015 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Summer FREE Play & Learn Groups with the Coalition for Children

FREE Play & Learn Groups for Parent and Child together with the Coalition for Children, sponsored by Falmouth’s CFCE grant.  Groups begin the week of July 5th and end the week of August 14th.  For more information visit www.thecoalitionforchildren.org or call 508-548-0151 x172. Summer Kick Off – Sing and Swing, July 2nd, 10:30am, Falmouth Public […]

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Alzheimer’s Association – Know the 10 Signs – Early Detection Matters

By on June 12, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments
Alzheimer’s Association – Know the 10 Signs – Early Detection Matters

It may be hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease.  Some people may recognize changes in themselves before anyone else notices.  Other times, friends and family will be the first to observe changes in memory, behavior or abilities. To help identify   problems early, the Alzheimer’s Association has […]

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Falmouth Senior Site Feasibility Public Forums

By on June 10, 2015 in Events with 0 Comments
Falmouth Senior Site Feasibility Public Forums

The Town of Falmouth along with consultant representatives from the firm Bargmann Hendrie & Archetype, Inc., will hold Community Public Forums to present and discuss sites for a new Senior Center.  Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 1pm & 6pm at the Falmouth Public Library Hermann Foundation Meeting Room.  All Falmouth residents are invited and encouraged […]

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If you can read this – help someone who can’t.

By on June 9, 2015 in Events with 0 Comments
If you can read this – help someone who can’t.

Perkins School for the Blind, the Eastham Public Library, and Sight Loss Services Inc. present: Low-Vision Awareness Open House on Friday, June 12th, 10am to 2pm at Eastham Town Hall, 2500 State Hwy, Eastham, MA 02642. Gain hands-on experience with the tools and technologies that help people with vision loss maintain their independence. Learn how […]

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Mindfulness Matters, Workshop Unexpectedly Popular

By on June 4, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments
Mindfulness Matters, Workshop Unexpectedly Popular

On Wednesday the eight-week mindfulness workshop held through Falmouth Human Services and led by Dr. Sang H. Kim concluded with applause. The number of initial enrollees (320) required human services personnel to scramble and find a large space at Falmouth High School and also attested to the interest in mindfulness in the community. “There has […]

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

By on June 3, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments
June is PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD Awareness Month, a time dedicated reducing stigma, raising awareness and connecting those in need of help to the proper resources available.  PTSD occurs when the body’s natural reaction to a threatening situation is changed or damaged so that they feel stressed or frightened even when there is no danger present.  While PTSD […]

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