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Monthly Archives: August 2014

End Childhood Obesity – 4 Tips for a Healthier Tomorrow Posted on Aug 6

End Childhood Obesity - 4 Tips for a Healthier Tomorrow

Obesity rates have more than doubled among children and quadrupled in adolescents over the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With nearly one-third of all children and teens in the United States overweight or obese, this serious health   …Continue Reading End Childhood Obesity – 4 Tips for a Healthier Tomorrow

Freshwater Fishing in Massachusetts Posted on Aug 5

Freshwater Fishing in Massachusetts

Summertime is a great time to get hooked on fishing!  Below are some helpful hints to fishing in freshwater lakes, ponds, rivers and streams in Massachusetts. Get a Fishing License – Anyone 15 years old or older is required to purchase a license to fish   …Continue Reading Freshwater Fishing in Massachusetts

The Client Assistance Program (CAP): Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living Support Posted on Aug 1

Massachusetts helps people with disabilities find employment and live independently through a combination of programs and services. The Client Assistance Program (CAP) – a service offered though the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) – assists those with disabilities access rehabilitation and independent living services in   …Continue Reading The Client Assistance Program (CAP): Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living Support