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2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 22 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Nutrition Programs

SNHS puts food on the tables of thousands of local residents

Access to healthy food is critical to the well-being of young and old alike. In uncertain economic times, many local residents face the challenge of putting food on their tables. Southern New Hampshir... read more..

News & Updates

“Sleeping well as you age” subject of the December Senior Education Workshop

We all look forward to a good night’s sleep as it gives our body the chance to restore its energy levels. Adequate sleep is essential to good health and quality of life. That said, why do so many seni... read more..

News & Updates

“Healthy Mouth / Healthy Body” subject of the November Senior Education Workshop

NASHUA – How well you care for your teeth and gums has a powerful effect on your overall health. Neglecting your oral health can open the door to all sorts of health problems, including diseases like ... read more..

News & Updates

“What do you know about the medications you're taking?” Senior Education Workshop

NASHUA –Can you name all of your medications and why they were prescribed? Do you know how the medications help you...and what their possible side effects are? Do you take over-the-counter medications... read more..

News & Updates

Fuel Assistance Program accepting applications for 2016-2017 season

The Fuel Assistance Program (FAP) has begun taking applications for the winter season that runs from December 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017. An in-person interview is required of all applicants. All qual... read more..

News & Updates

“Don’t Let Common Disaster Myths Catch You Unprepared” senior workshop

NASHUA – What are the facts…and what are the myths that surround how to be safe in an emergency? Should you stand in a doorway during an earthquake?  Should you tape your windows before a hurricane?  ... read more..

News & Updates

"Don't Be the Next Victim: Ways to Protect Your Nest Egg" Senior Education Workshop

NASHUA – As the top targets for con artists, older investors need tools and information to protect themselves and from threats against their hard-earned retirement savings. This information will be p... read more..

News & Updates

“What do you know about the medications you're taking?” workshop scheduled

NASHUA –Can you name all of your medications and why they were prescribed? Do you know how the medications help you...and what their possible side effects are? Do you take over-the-counter medications... read more..

News & Updates

Summer Food Program announces 2016 locations and hours

Youth age 18 and under will enjoy free meals again this summer through the Summer Food Service Program coordinated by Southern New Hampshire Services. Sites located in five cities or towns in Hillsbo... read more..

News & Updates

Community Assessment now available

Southern New Hampshire Services has completed a Community Assessment encompassing towns in Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties.  The data collection process included electronic surveys of community p... read more..

News & Updates

Greenville senior housing development renamed for its founder

By MEGHAN PIERCE Union Leader Correspondent GREENVILLE — Greenville Falls, a 70-unit affordable housing development for seniors on Main Street, was renamed on Friday in honor of its founder Ronald A... read more..

News & Updates

Savvy Saving Seniors: Becoming Resourceful with the Help of Benefits & Savings

NASHUA – Continuing the live independently as you age requires keeping a close eye on the funds you’ve set aside for retirement and taking advantage of the many and varied benefits that are available ... read more..

News & Updates

Salmon Brook Senior Housing waiting list opens May 9, 2016

The wait is almost over for area seniors to be the first residents of Salmon Brook Senior Housing as the waiting list for potential residents opened on Monday, May 9, 2016. Owned and operated by Sout... read more..

News & Updates

“Eating Well as You Grow Older” subject of the May Senior Education Workshop

NASHUA - As we get older, nutrition needs change. New goals start to emerge and sometimes navigating that information can be confusing. From reducing sodium to increasing water intake or adding in a n... read more..

News & Updates

Hillsborough County Community Gardens spots now available

SNHS has announced the availability of plots at the Hillsborough County Community Garden in Goffstown. The garden is open to all residents of Hillsborough County who wish to have a garden space. A mi... read more..

News & Updates

“How to maintain your car as you age” Senior Education Workshop topic

NASHUA – For many seniors, an automobile is their key to independence. Just as individuals plan for their retirement, they should also plan for changes in their driving habits, as they grow older. Ha... read more..

News & Updates

WIOA partnership provides job opportunities for New Americans

Southern NH Services’ Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program recently partnered with the Radisson Hotel in Manchester to coordinate a training program for a group of refugee and immig... read more..

News & Updates

Child Care Aware of New Hampshire selected as Granite State Vroom site

NASHUA, NH – Child Care Aware of New Hampshire, a Child Care Resource and Referral Program of Southern New Hampshire Services, has been selected as one of ten sites to join a national network of commu... read more..

News & Updates

“Talking to your Health Professional about Pain Management”

NASHUA – Managing pain – both chronic and the occasional occurrence – is a fact of life for many of us as we age. The upside is that by working closely with our doctors and pharmacists, we are given t... read more..

News & Updates

“Paper Management for Everyone” subject of February Senior Education Workshop

NASHUA – We deal with an overwhelming amount of incoming information, both paper and electronic. How to weed out what's not important and how (and for how long) to save that information can be an unen... read more..

Energy Assistance

Fuel Assistance Program accepting applications

The Fuel Assistance Program (FAP) has begun taking applications for the winter season that runs from December 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017. An in-person interview is required of all applicants. All quali... read more..

News & Updates

SNHS Resource Guide to Programs & Services available

A comprehensive resource guide to programs and services offered by Southern New Hampshire Services in Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties is now available. Information on close to 50 programs are fea... read more..

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