DCU Donation Bolsters Farmers’ Market Program for Seniors

The line of people waiting to get in to the Burlington Senior Center extends out the door every Wednesday afternoon from May through October. These seniors are waiting for fresh fruit and vegetables that they get for free at an indoor, pop-up farmers’ market. The mission is to make healthy food accessible to seniors who live on fixed incomes and who aren’t as mobile as they used to be. Thanks to substantial support from Digital Federal Credit Union to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s Community Relations Department, this farmers’ market will be around for a while.

Couple Honors Lahey Nurses

After Lahey nurses helped him return to health, Lexington businessman Mark Ain and his wife, Carolyn, created a scholarship fund that helps these caregivers further their education.

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