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Evelyn Smith-DeMille, MS, MPH, LICSW, executive administrator of the Elizabeth and George L. Sanborn Foundation for the Treatment and Cure of Cancer Inc., plans to speak Thursday, Oct. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m., at the Arlington Council on Aging, in the main hall. The free program includes light refreshments.

Smith-DeMille will speak about all of the assistance the foundation provides to Arlington residents living with cancer.

The Sanborn Foundation was established in 1998 by Arlington resident George L. Sanborn in memory of his wife Elizabeth who died of cancer in 1931. They provide financial support for the treatment and cure of cancer.

The Arlington Council on Aging is grateful to be able to partner with the Sanborn Foundation to offer transportation to Arlington residents requiring cancer treatment and cancer-related medical appointments.

Call the COA at 781-316-3400 to register. Need a ride? Let us know.

Boundary setting for seniors Oct. 28

Boundary setting for Seniors is a free presentation by Erik Kondo from Not Me! Inc. at the Arlington Council on Aging, Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the Mural Room.

The Arlington Elder Abuse Task Force continues to carry their message through this prevention program tailored to the needs of our seniors by instructor Erik Kondo. Boundary setting is a fundamental element of individual and societal safety and security, yet most people are unaware of the concepts of respect, communication and enforcement and their role in setting boundaries.

This presentation/workshop will give seniors options to take when faced with unwanted behaviors by people in all areas of their lives. Invite a friend to join you and learn these important concepts and applications for personal safety.

Call COA to register at 781-316-3400. Need a ride? Let us know.

This story was published Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.