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October 2021 | Issue 9
Happy Fall!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Orange and black aren't the only colors we wear in October...we also wear pink to show our support for breast cancer awareness!

Statistics show that breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women and there are a higher number of deaths in women associated with breast cancer than any other type of cancer.

Especially for those who have a history of breast cancer in their family, it is crucial to ensure that you have yearly mammograms and that you are keeping these routine wellness appointments as early detection is key.

Contribute to the cause
6 Tips to Help You Make Your Money Last
According to a recent study conducted by the Society of Actuaries, 28% of Americans 50 years old and older underestimate their life expectancy by five years or more- especially women!

Underestimating longevity and one's actual financial needs is problematic as it could lead to one outliving their savings.

Read more to learn a few tips to help you provide a financial cushion for yourself and make your money last.
FREE COFFEE Fridays are back at Cumberland Farms!
Pumpkin spice and everything nice...Free Coffee Fridays is back! On every Friday in October, enjoy a FREE iced or hot coffee- any size- at your local Cumberland Farms!

Speaking of saving money, who doesn't love having a coffee knowing you've saved a few bucks?!

One free coffee per customer. No purchase necessary
Supporting the Communities We Serve
ABC Proudly Sponsors SeniorCare's 49th Anniversary Celebration
Congratulations to our friends at SeniorCare on 49 years of service- what an accomplishment! We thank the staff and volunteers at SeniorCare for their continued efforts to help the deserving seniors in our Cape Ann communities.

Though things are a bit different this year because of the pandemic situation, ABC could not be more excited to celebrate (virtually) on Thursday, October 14th!

Helping to Raise Funds for Mystic Valley Elder Services' BIG Event

Mystic Valley Elder Services' mission is to provide supportive and financial resources to older adults, disabled adults and their caregivers. The Bellyful of Laughs Event is one of MVES' largest fundraisers- raising much needed funds for unfunded and/or underfunded programs and services for neighbors in need. ABC Home Healthcare Professionals is proud to be a premier sponsor for this incredible night!
The Fun Stuff
Do You Know...

everything there is to know about the Salem Witch Trials?

Fun With Words

Sudoku puzzles are a fun way to pass the time but, more importantly, they are a great exercise for the brain!

Start solving!

Think you got it right? Email us for the answer key
Hearty, Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meal in an Hour or less!
Who doesn't love casseroles?...Especially healthy ones!

Here's what you will need for this Harvest Chicken Casserole:

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 lb brussel sprouts, trimmed and quartered
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided (plus more for baking dish)
  • 6 cups cooked wild rice
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper