Safe and Sound. Old Colony Elder Services hosts training on Social Worker Safety.

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, held a two-day social worker safety training at their office that involved all the organization’s staff including Care Managers and Protective Services Workers. The extensive training was facilitated by Sara McCabe who works with the National Association of Social […]

$110 Million Federal Grant Will Increase Community First Options For Older Adults and People with Disabilities

A $110.6 million grant has been awarded from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to help the Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) expand and enhance the Commonwealth’s community-based long term services and supports system for elders and individuals with disabilities. Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency that […]

Old Colony Elder Services Celebrates Cape Verde Independence Day with Luncheon

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a private, non-profit agency designated as an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the greater Brockton and Plymouth county areas, recently held a luncheon at Campello High Rise, one of the Supportive Housing sites in Brockton, celebrating Independence Day for both the United States […]

Old Colony Elder Services Receives Generous Grant from Massachusetts LifeSpan Respite Coalition and the Administration on Aging

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) the Brockton based regional elder services agency serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, has been awarded the Massachusetts LifeSpan Respite Grant of $10,000. OCES’ Family Caregiver Support Program was one of 10 recipients of a $100,000 grant funded through the Massachusetts LifeSpan Respite Coalition […]

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards Grant to Old Colony Elder Services For Caregiver Workshops

For the third consecutive year, Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) the Brockton based regional elder services agency serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, has been awarded a generous grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The $6,054 grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation will fund OCES’ successful “It’s About […]

Old Colony Elder Services new pet food grant helps elders

Read this great article by Sue Scheible of The Patriot Ledger: A GOOD AGE: Helping elders feed their pets as well as themselves http://www.patriotledger.com/lifestyle/50_plus/x997482083/A-GOOD-AGE-Elders-pets-get-help-from-distant-benefactor

Old Colony Elder Services Offers Diabetes Self-Management Program for Seniors to be held at Duxbury COA

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a private, non-profit agency designated as an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the greater Brockton and Plymouth county areas, will offer a six week “Healthy Eating” Diabetes Self-Management Program at the Duxbury Council on Aging (COA), located at 10 Mayflower Street. The Healthy […]

Keeping Pets & their People Together – Old Colony Elder Services Receives Pet Food Distribution Grant

Old Colony Elder Services’ (OCES), a private, non-profit organization located in Brockton and designated as one of 27 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has recently received a Pet Food Distribution Grant from Banfield Charitable Trust. Low-income seniors are among America’s millions struggling with hunger and food insecurity. Many seniors and […]

Old Colony Elder Services Promotes Glenda DeVincentis, LSW to MassHealth Community Programs Director

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a private, non-profit agency designated as an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the greater Brockton and Plymouth county areas, has promoted Glenda DeVincentis, a Licensed Social Worker, to MassHealth Community Programs Director. In her new role, Ms. DeVincentis will be a part of […]

Old Colony Elder Services Recognizes Businesses Supporting Emergency Fund in 2013

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a private, non-profit agency designated as an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving the greater Brockton and Plymouth county areas, has received a total of $8,385 in donations to their Emergency Fund from the business community. OCES would like to thank the following companies for their generous donations to the […]