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Sr. Living Advisors Adding New Service
2 Sisters Senior Living Advisors announce they are now offering a fee-based nursing home advising service from a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
They explain they cannot accept compensation from nursing homes yet clients continue to ask for this service when assisted living is not an appropriate option. Now, for a fee, they will offer the in-depth guidance that families who are navigating the challenges of finding a nursing home have been seeking.
The flat-ray fee for the Nursing Home Advisory Service is $600, which can be utilized as a part of a Medicaid spend-down, includes a side-by-side comparison of quality of care indicators and performance data. Emily Felix explains how to analyze and understand this report along with guidance to navigate the admissions process.


Red Cross Heroes To Be Recognized
The Red Cross Heroes Class of 2018  Professionals going above and beyond the call of duty along with ordinary people doing extraordinary things to help people, to be honored April 5 at The Resort and Conference Center, Hyannis
The honorees:
Sgt. Sean Gannon, Yarmouth Police Department (Posthumously); Retired Yarmouth Police Officer Peter McClelland; Officer John Munise, Taunton Police Department (Posthumously); Seekonk Police Department-Officers Michael Knox, Wayne Thornhill, James Nelson & Alicia Kelly; Avery Nardone, Yarmouth Lifeguard; Christopher Azevedo, Retired Army National Guard, New Bedford; AST2 Mike Kelly, US Coast Guard, Mashpee; Lorraine Cabral, Fairhaven; Michael Dimond, Middleborough; Nicholas Callahan South Dennis; Kevin McCarthy (West Barnstable); Dana Passante, Yarmouth; Rosemary Heath, Taunton; Jeff Turner & Doug Lindley, Nantucket; Robert Mahoney, East Dennis; Abigail Field, Pleasant Bay Community Boating, Harwich


Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Adds New Jobs & Internship Page
The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network has announced the addition of a new Jobs and Internship Page to their website. The page lists STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) internships and job opportunities for high school students, college students, and professionals in the Cape Cod region and functions as a place to both search and list relevant opportunities.
Local companies are invited to post their internship and job listings using the easy button that is provided, and both students and adults seeking positions are urged to check back often as new posts are added regularly. This resource is provided to the community for free by the STEM Network as part of their mission to be an inspiration hub for tomorrow's innovators.
The page can be found on their website at:


Cape And Islands Receive Grant To Address Youth Homelessness
Barnstable County Department of Human Services has been awarded a Homeless Youth Services grant from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) to conduct a community needs assessment and provide support services for homeless youth and young adults. The $232,841.00 grant award will be dispersed to five community-based organizations that work with homeless youth and young adults – Housing Assistance Corporation, Homeless Prevention Council, CHAMP Homes, Martha Vineyard Community Services, and Nantucket Fairwinds.
The Homeless Youth Services Grant builds on the work of the Massachusetts Commission on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth whose goal is to provide a comprehensive and effective response to the unique needs of this population, including analyzing and addressing barriers to identification and service delivery.


New Appointments
CEO Heidi R. Nelson of the Duffy Health Center announces that Sara Gram Bach has joined their leadership team as Director of Development and Community Relations.
Ms. Grambach has lived and worked on Cape Cod for 10 years in development, marketing and communications roles at Cape Cod Healthcare and Cape Cod Academy. She holds a BA in Journalism from The University of Georgia and an MS in Health Communications from Tufts University School of Medicine.
She also has served as a Town Councilor for the Town of Barnstable and on the board of Cape Cod Young Professionals. In 2016, Sara was named one of the area's 40 Under 40 awardees by Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine. 
The Club at New Seabury has named Bob Higgins Director of Membership.
A veteran in the hospitality industry, Mr. Higgins has spent 12 years in roles ranging from Director of Membership to General Manager. He started his career in hospitality at New Seabury in 2003, developing and executing a comprehensive membership drive that resulted in more than 300 new members in a five-year period then experienced similar successes at Ocean Edge Resort and Club and The Ridge Club.
Mr. Higgins is a graduate of Bentley University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Management. He is a member of the Club Managers' Association of America, New England Club Managers Association and Professional Club Marketing Association