Old Colony Elder Services weighs in on elder abuse and reduced funding in The Patriot Ledger

Elder abuse rising in Mass. as funding dips Experts frustrated by budget reductions. Read Sue Scheible’s article: Read more: Elder abuse rising in Mass. as funding dips – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger http://www.patriotledger.com/archive/x938336414/Elder-abuse-rising-in-Mass-as-funding-dips#ixzz1FZ6fYiUm http://bit.ly/i2niFF

Old Colony Elder Services Staff & Caregivers Attend Public Hearing on MassHealth Cuts

More than 162 elderly and disabled individuals in the Adult Foster Care (AFC) Program of Old Colony Elder Services will be affected by the Patrick Administration’s proposed cuts to MassHealth. In January, the Patrick Administration released news of MassHealth budget cuts to the Adult Foster Care Program which provides daily assistance with personal care and […]

Old Colony Elder Services Announces “Stress & The Caregiver” Seminar on November 4th

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) will hold a “Stress & The Caregiver” seminar on Thursday, November 4th 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. This free “Stress & […]

Old Colony Elder Services To Hold Disease Self-Management Program for Elders & Caregivers Beginning October 18th

Arthritis, diabetes and heart disease are illnesses and chronic conditions that affect seniors at a much higher rate than younger adults. One in three people over the age of 65 experience a fall each year. Two out of 10 people over the age of 60 have diabetes. 70 percent of Americans die from a chronic […]

Old Colony Elder Services in the Kingston Reporter

Old Colony Elder Services will hold a Caregiving 101 seminar in Kingston… Read more in the Kingston Reporter – http://www.wickedlocal.com/kingston/news/x1547943916/LIBRARY-NEWS-Sept-24

Senate President Therese Murray Speaks at Old Colony Elder Services Legislative Breakfast

Senator Therese Murray was the keynote speaker at a recent Legislative Breakfast hosted by Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) and held at the John Carver Inn in Plymouth. Old Colony Elder Services’ (OCES) is a non-profit corporation which serves residents in 23 towns in the greater Brockton and Plymouth areas. OCES is one of 27 […]

Old Colony Elder Services Offers Tips for Stretching Food Dollars

Many families are concerned about the rising costs of food. Shawn Smith, Registered Dietician and Nutrition Program Director at Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), a non-profit Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving 23 towns in the greater Brockton and Plymouth areas, shares tips from the USDA: Food and Nutrition Service on stretching your food dollars […]

Old Colony Elder Services Announces Caregiver Support Group in Hanson

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) is offering a Caregiver Support Group on the second Wednesday of each month beginning in September, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Hanson Senior Center located at 132 Maquan Street. OCES is an Aging Services Access Point headquartered in Brockton and serves seniors and caregivers in 23 towns south […]

Old Colony Elder Services Raises Over $6K through “Cooking for A Cause” Fundraiser to Keep Meals on Wheels Program Rolling

Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) raised over $6,000 for the Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meal site programs from their “Cooking for a Cause” family-friendly event held at the Middleboro Council on Aging. Several hundred people attended and enjoyed delicious food from participating restaurants and an outdoor concert with the summertime sounds of the the […]

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 […]