10 Honored at Old Colony Elder Services Staff Meeting

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, recognized 10 employees for their years of service in a ceremony held at OCES. Diana DiGiorgi, Executive Director of OCES, thanked all staff and presented several staff with award certificates and gifts honoring […]

Old Colony Elder Services Offers Tips for Family Caregivers During the Holiday Season

According to the Family Caregiver Alliance-National Center on Caregiving, 29 percent of the U.S. adult population cares for someone who is ill, disabled or aged.* The National Alliance for Caregiving reports that there are approximately 66 million unpaid caregivers providing chronic and long-term care to family members. Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency […]

New Supportive Housing Program Launched at Southfield in Plymouth

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, joined Patrick Administration officials, local leaders, and Plymouth Housing Authority representatives for a ribbon cutting ceremony last week at Southfield, located at 105 South Street, Plymouth, MA. Southfield is part of the 10 new Massachusetts Supportive Housing Program sites funded by the Patrick Administration […]

“Buried in Treasure” Facilitated Support Group Begins in December

Is clutter affecting you at home, work or in your relationships?  Does the clutter create safety issues or embarrass you? Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, and partnering agencies through the Greater Brockton Area Hoarding (GBAH) Task Force are offering a 12 week […]

Old Colony Elder Services Announces Special Seasonal Meals at Congregate Meal Sites

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, will offer special seasonal meals at partnering Council on Aging (COA) congregate meal sites in Brockton, East Bridgewater, Kingston and Wareham. OCES’ congregate meal sites at these COAs provide hot, nutritious noontime meals […]

Old Colony Elder Services Appoints Maureen Hennessy as HR Manager

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, has recently appointed Maureen Hennessy as Human Resources Manager. In her new role, Ms. Hennessy will have overall responsibility for Human Resources, Professional Development functions and general office support. For nine years previous to OCES, Ms. Hennessy served as the […]

Old Colony Elder Services Offers Calcium & Osteoporosis Workshop in Carver

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers, is offering a Calcium & Osteoporosis Workshop on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at South Meadow Village, 36 Spruce Court, Carver, MA 02330. This free workshop will cover the connections between calcium and osteoporosis and […]

Old Colony Elder Services Announces Caregiver Support Group at Hanson Senior Center

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, offers a Caregiver Support Group on the second Tuesday of each month, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Hanson Senior Center, 132 Maquan Street, Library/Senior Center Building, Hanson, MA 02341. The Caregiver Support Group is for family caregivers of older adults […]

Old Colony Elder Services Offers Six-Week Program for Family Caregivers Beginning September 16th

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, is offering a “Powerful Tools For Caregivers” six-week educational program for family caregivers. The class meets on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Emmanuel House Residence, 25 East Nilsson Street, Brockton, MA 02301. The class begins September 16, 2014 […]

Traveling Chef Whips Up Delicious Meals at Two Congregate Meal Sites

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers throughout the greater Brockton and Plymouth county area, offers themed specialty meals prepared by the “Traveling Chef” at two congregate meal sites in August. OCES’ congregate meal sites provide hot, nutritious noontime meals Monday through Friday to […]