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 the Senior Team and report directly to the Executive Director, Diana DiGiorgi.
Previously, Ms. DeVincentis was the Senior Care Options Program Director where she was responsible for overseeing staff who provide care management for 1350 individuals enrolled in three health plans: Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare Community Plan, and Fallon Community Health Plan. Ms. DeVincentis has worked for OCES since 1989 in various roles of increasing responsibility, from Care Manager in the Home Care Program to Coordinator in the Congregate Housing Program, Care Advisor in the Family Caregiver Support Program to Senior Care Options Director.
In her new role, Ms. DeVincentis will oversee the Senior Care Options Program, the Personal Care Attendant Program and the Adult Family Care Program in tandem with the supervisors and managers of these programs. These programs seek to ensure that participants can remain living safely in the community as long as possible.
Ms. DeVincentis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bridgewater State University. She is a Licensed Social Worker and also volunteers for OCES delivering Meals On Wheels to local seniors. A native of Brockton, Ms. DeVincentis resides in Taunton, MA.
Founded in 1974, OCES serves 20 towns in Plymouth County as well as Avon, Easton and Stoughton. OCES is a private, non-profit organization located in Brockton and designated as one of 27 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The organization’s mission is to support the independence and dignity of elders and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living.
The agency has 169 employees and operates more than 15 programs serving elders, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call (508) 584-1561 or visit the website at www.oldcolonyelderservices.org.