Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Social Service News

Applications available
Complete the following applications at the Torigian Community Life Center:
  • Fuel assistance
  • Food Stamps
  • Mass Health
  • Verizon Telephone Equipment
  • The Ride
To make an appointment, please call Sheila or Lisa at the Peabody Council on Aging at 978-531-2254.

We at the Peabody Council on Aging have two SHINE counselors available for help with your insurance needs.

Please call Sheila or Maryanne at 978-531-2254

Prescription Take Back Program


The Healthy Peabody Collaborative, the City of Peabody’s substance abuse prevention coalition, launched a Free Medication Disposal program at the Peabody Police Department. Residents
are encouraged to bring their unused/unwanted medications to the lobby of the Peabody Police Department for disposal in the black box.

Residents can also dispose of used needles and syringes
in puncture resistant containers in the red box also located in the lobby of the Police Department. The disposal boxes are accessible 24 hours a day. The disposal program was possible through a community collaboration of the Mayor’s Office, the Peabody Police and Health Departments, and Lahey Clinic North Shore.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Donations Being Accepted - Roger B. Trask Adult Day Health

Our Roger B. Trask Adult Day Health program is in need of small everyday items (eg knick-knacks, small stuffed animals, etc.) to be used as Bingo prizes for our Adult Day Health clients.

So why not take this opportunity to do some early spring cleaning and donate any unwanted small inexpensive items to this program. You’ll feel good and so will these clients!

Please contact Judy Walker at 978-531-2254 x 139 and THANKS!


We have at least three wonderful volunteers who are willing to assemble jigsaw puzzles. Once completed, they are taped together (on the back) and are put up for sale. So, stop by the puzzle nook, outside of Classroom A, and take a look at the completed puzzles.

If you find one you like, they are only $3.00 each.

Please pay for this purchase in the Gift Shop.

Gift Shop

Open Daily 9:00 AM–1:00 PM
We are now accepting household items, jewelry and seasonal clothing in our Gift Shop. Items may be dropped off at the Gift Shop. We thank you for your generosity and want you to know we truly appreciate your donations!

A reminder that the Gift Shop accepts donations of soft cover books only. No hard covers please!

Large print books are wanted also!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Roger B. Trask Adult Day Health Program

Roger B. Trask Adult Day Health Program

We have openings!

If you know someone who could benefit from our Adult Day Health Program, let us know!

       We offer: 

*        A safe, structured environment with individualized attention
*        A special place to come and make new friends and socialize
*        A means of helping oneself maintain  his or her optimal level of functioning
*        Respite for caregivers
*        Skilled Nursing Care
*        Medication Management
*        Coordination of Medical Needs by Professional Nursing Staff
*        Individualized Care Plans
*        Continental Breakfast, Hot, Nutritious Lunch, Afternoon Snack
*        Physical and Occupational Therapy
*        Assistance with Personal Hygiene
*        Assistance with Toileting
*        Individual and Group Activities
*        Field Trips
*        Counseling and other Social Services as needed
*        Information and Referrals

For a tour, more information, or to make a referral please contact:

                               Linda Smith LSW
                               978-531-2254 ext.137

                               Susan Levenson RN, Program Coordinator
                               978-531-2254 ext. 134