WILMINGTON, MA — On Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 9am to noon, Assisting Hands Home Care will be sponsoring its First Annual Electronics Recycling event to benefit Wilmington’s Buzzell Senior Center. Goods can be dropped off at 5 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA and there is a suggested $10 donation per carload, with some items, like TV’s, monitors, batteries, toner, and wood, costing more.
“When you bring your recyclable electronics to this drive, you will not only be helping the environment, but you’ll also be helping patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia” explains John Benchoff, Owner of Assisting Hands Home Care of Boston North suburbs. All proceeds from the event will go to support the Alzheimer’s Memory Café program at Wilmington’s Buzzell Senior Center.
Alzheimer’s Memory Cafés are a place where people with memory loss and their care companions can come together in a safe, supportive environment and can socially connect. Guests can share a conversation over a cup of coffee in a “dementia-friendly” environment. “
We have such a great community and we’re delighted to be able to start a memory café for Wilmington residents,” stated Terri Marciello, Director of the Buzzell Senior Center.
The event will be held rain or shine. The event is open to everyone, not just Wilmington residents. For more details about the event and the items that can be donated, visit https://www.assistinghands.com/63/massachusetts/wilmington/recycle/ or call 781-400-8880.
About Assisting Hands Home Care
Assisting Hands Home Care provides quality non-medical home care to seniors and others needing assistance, allowing them to remain safely and comfortably in their own homes. This includes personal care as well as transportation, medication reminders, shopping and errands, light housekeeping and laundry. They specialize in caring for clients with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinsons, hospice, and paraplegic/quadriplegic needs.
(NOTE: The above press release is from Assisting Hands Home Care.)
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