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Moving Heels for Meals on Wheels!

OCES held its first annual 5K road race to benefit Meals on Wheels on March 20, 2016. “Moving Heels for Meals on Wheels” was held at Silver Lake Regional High School in Kingston, MA.  The 5K race/walk included 62 participants and 4 sponsors.  Although a bit chilly, the weather was perfect for the runners!

OCES would like to thank the volunteers and the following sponsors: Lindley Food Service, Right at Home, Hope Health and Kick It for Jake. Read more.

It was getting a little crowded.

As published in the Old Colony Memorial Newspaper, March 9, 2016 by Emily Clark

With 235 employees, Old Colony Elder Services’ headquarters in Brockton was getting a tad cramped.

That’s why this nonprofit, which services the needs of elders and individuals with disabilities across 23 South Shore communities, has expanded, with offices in Plymouth now at 204 South Meadow Road.

Old Colony Elder Services hosted an open house Wednesday, March 2, sharing refreshments and chit-chat with visitors who roamed the 7,200-square-foot new facility, appreciating the new cubicles, rugs, fresh paint and meeting rooms. Read more.

Photos from the recent open house

OCES Employee retires after 30 years!

These are just a few of the adjectives one could use to describe Lucille Dallaire who recently retired after 30 years at OCES.

Lucille started at OCES on March 31st, 1986. Over the years, she held various positions in Care Management, Information & Referral, and Development.  Lucille gained the respect and trust of her coworkers and colleagues throughout our communities. Always working towards the goals of helping others in need, increasing outreach across the area, and looking for other funding sources, Lucille has been instrumental in the growth of OCES’ programs, services and community profile. Read more.

May is Mental Health Month

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May is Older Americans Month

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People Doing Their Job and Doing It Well

Read about State Auditor Suzanne Bump's recent performance audit of Old Colony Elder Services here.