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Summer Safety

Summer brings hot weather and outdoor activities, which raises safety concerns.  For some summer safety tips, for people of all ages, to help you enjoy the summer, click here to read more.


OCES and Brockton COA Raise Awareness of Elder Abuse

OCES joined forces with the Brockton Council on Aging (COA) to “March Against Elder Abuse”. On June 14th, over 150 members from the community and the two organizations marched down Main Street in Brockton in an effort to raise awareness of elder abuse.

June is designated as Elder Abuse Awareness Month by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations.

Joining the COA and OCES in the effort were Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz, Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter, and sponsors The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department, HarborOne Bank, Papa Gino’s, the Rotary Club of Brockton, Sign Design, Roche Brothers, Shaws, and the Plymouth Police Relief Association.  Read More.

Special Thanks to OCES’ Board of Directors!

L. to R. Patricia Mustacaros, Joan Jolley, Ted Lang and Donna Ciappina


OCES would like to thank our Board of Directors for their hard work and dedication!  We have a number of Board Members who are moving on from their roles and we would like to thank them for their many years of services.

Ted Lang, Board President has served on our board for 21 years with his most recent position being President.  OCES will miss Ted very much!  We are pleased to announce that Nancy Hill, Director of East Bridgewater Council on Aging has volunteered to fill this role.  We are thankful for the leadership and support offered by both Ted and Nancy.   Read more.

OCES Receives High Marks on Nutrition Survey!

To review Survey Results, click here!

OCES Volunteer Center!


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News You Can Use

Personal Care Attendant Overtime Update. Read more. MassHealth consumer letter (English)  (Spanish)

Are older adults at risk during the summer months?  Read more.

Are you looking to hire a Personal Care Attendant (PCA)?
Are you looking for a job as a PCA?

For more information on hiring a PCA, click here.

For more information on a job as a PCA, click here.

Mass PCA Referral Directory makes recruiting and hiring a PCA easier! click here.

New Medicare Cards

New Medicare cards will be mailed between April 2018 and April 2019. Read more.