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Day Away family gives thanks

To celebrate Thanksgiving both volunteers and participants gathered for a turkey dinner to give thanks for another year of the blessings bestowed on them.  Few participants have left Day Away and it’s always hard to say good bye to them.  New … Continue reading

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Third Annual Holiday Open House

Day Away is holding its third annual holiday open house on Thursday, December 8th from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  “Kitchen Sync”, a barber shop quartet will be arriving at 3:00 to provide entertainment.  The quartet performed last year and was a huge … Continue reading

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Day Away hosts forum on memory loss

Day Away is hosting a forum of medical professionals who will discuss topics on memory loss, Alzheimers disease, dementia and coping skills for caregivers.  The event will be held on Saturday, November 12th at the Minot-Sleeper Library 35 Pleasant St., … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…..

Volunteers of Day Away spent many hours over the summer selling raffle tickets for a beautiful handmade quilt made with love by volunteer and Steering Committee member Nel Garden.  The lucky winner of the quilt was Monica Hart of MA … Continue reading

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Local Poet, Author and Volunteer, Helen L. Duschene writes poem on a day at Day Away

Every Thursday Caregivers bring Their loved ones for a day of play At Day Away. Greeted with a smile from volunteers, We visit for awhile. Together we sing Songs listen to poetry, create crafts. Participants and volunteers Become one in … Continue reading

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Caregiver Heroes!

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That’s Entertainment!

Day Away is fortunate to have local artists, poets, and musicians visit frequently to entertain our participants.  Recently local musician, Bette Libby was our guest.For many years, Bette taught classroom music in the Newfound Elementary Schools (1975-78, 1982-2008). Since retirement  from … Continue reading

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Day Away Presents “Being Mortal”

The Minot-Sleeper Library 35, Pleasant St., in Bristol and The Day Away Program welcome you to join Rev Mary Francis Drake on Saturday June 11, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm as we view and discuss the Frontline presentation of … Continue reading

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Thank you Day Away Volunteers!

National volunteer week was April 10-16 this year and Day Away celebrated their volunteer’s service with a gathering at The Homestead Restaurant in Bristol, NH.  Day Away is flourishing! Day Away began two and one half years ago and last … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, participants and volunteers gathered together to make shamrock pins, share stories about Ireland and enjoy a pot luck lunch!  Volunteers made their favorite dish or dessert which everyone enjoyed and Irish music filled the room. … Continue reading

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