Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the non-profit agency proudly serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Plymouth County, has appointed Alisa DeLage, MSW, LCSW as Chief Programs Officer. She is a resident of Berkley, MA.
Ms. DeLage is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been with OCES for six years. In her new role as Chief Programs Officer, Ms. DeLage oversees all consumer-facing programs and staff.
Previous to her promotion, Ms. DeLage was the Home Care Program Manager overseeing that program’s supervisors, care managers and operations.
Ms. DeLage holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bridgewater State University, as well as a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.
She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). In addition, Ms. DeLage is on the Brockton Visiting Nurse Association’s Board of Directors and the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth’s Community Benefits Advisory Committee.
Ms. DeLage is passionate about supporting older adults as they age in place, and assisting older adults and individuals with disabilities transitioning from a hospital, rehab, or nursing home back to a community setting. Prior to her work with OCES, Ms. DeLage’s primary roles were with children and families as they navigated the foster care and adoption systems in Massachusetts. She is now an adoptive parent as well.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Brockton with a second office in Plymouth. OCES is designated as one of 25 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. OCES’ mission is to support the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. The agency offers a number of programs to serve older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit www.ocesma.org