Growth spurt continues. Nonotuck Resource Associates, Inc. adds key staff at regional offices in western and central Massachusetts

FLORENCE, LEOMINSTER, and GREENFIELD, MA… For more than 40 years Nonotuck Resource Associates has helped transform the lives of hundreds of people with intellectual and physical disabilities by offering the personalized service of shared living and Adult Family Care. To meet the ever increasing demand from families for these non-traditional, value based services, Nonotuck has added […]

Old Colony Elder Services Announces Class for Family Caregivers Beginning May 2nd

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional elder services agency serving seniors, their families and caregivers throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, is offering a “Powerful Tools For Caregivers” six-week educational program for family caregivers. Designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend, the class […]

A Second Home Care Wait List Starts Today – 1,100 seniors already waiting

As if 1,100 elders on the Enhanced Community Options Program (ECOP) wait list were not bad enough, Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) were officially notified that a second wait list will be imposed beginning today. Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) and 26 other ASAPs (non-profit agencies designated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Commonwealth […]

Take Stock of Aging Parents’ Health – Right At Home Offers 5-Minute Online Assessment Tool

The holiday visits are behind us and now it’s time to review and take stock. Those of us with aging parents should heed the signs that indicate that an aging loved one may be declining, jeopardizing their safety and well-being at home. With offices in Rockland and Plymouth, Right at Home of the South Shore […]

Old Colony Elder Services Appoints Lou Avitabile as Congregate Coordinator

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional elder services agency serving elders, their caregivers and families in 23 towns in the Plymouth county and Brockton areas, has appointed Lou Avitabile to the position of Congregate Coordinator. Mr. Avitabile held the position of Family Caregiver Support Program Care Adviser in OCES’ Family Caregiver Support […]

Old Colony Elder Services to hold Ethical and Risk Management Conference on October 28th

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional elder services agency serving elders, their caregivers and families in 23 towns in the Plymouth county and Brockton areas, recently announced that a “Documentation in Elder Services: Ethical and Risk Management Issues” Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 […]

Old Colony Elder Services Announces Caregiver 101 Program in Kingston on Sept. 30th

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) will hold a Caregiver 101 seminar on Thursday, September 30,2010 at 7 p.m. at the Kingston Public Library, 6 Green Street in Kingston. OCES is an Aging Services Access Point headquartered in Brockton and serves seniors and caregivers in 23 towns south of Boston. OCES is offering a free “Caregiver […]

Elder Care Expo to be Held on April 13th in Brockton

Older adults and caregivers are invited to attend an Elder Care Expo which will be held on April 13, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Brockton Council on Aging, located at 10 Father Kenney Way. The Elder Care Expo, which is sponsored by Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) Family Caregiver Support Program […]

$5 Fundraising Calendars Help Local Seniors in Crisis Situations – On sale now at Old Colony Elder Services

In an effort to raise money for seniors in crisis situations, Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a private, non-profit Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) located in Brockton, is now offering Fundraising Calendars for $5 each. Fundraising calendars are available throughout December and January. Proceeds from the calendars go towards food, fuel and medications for seniors […]

Old Colony Elder Services Urges Elders Needing Home Care to Apply

The state has cut $6.4 million of funding from home care programs, which forced agencies such as Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a non-profit Aging Services Access Point (ASAP), to put many applicants on a waiting list for home care services. According to Al Norman, executive director of the Massachusetts Home Care Association, home care […]