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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday - 11.29.2016OCES has joined the Giving Tuesday campaign to help raise money for our Emergency Funds program. This year’s starting date is November 29th.

You can help OCES meet the needs of at-risk low income older adults and individuals with disabilities who are in a crisis or emergency circumstance that threatens either their health and/or living situation.

To donate and learn more, click here.

OCES and the Barrett Russell School bring Thanksgiving cheer

Students at the Barrett Russell School in Brockton created over 200 holiday placemats for the OCES Community Dining program in the greater Brockton area.  The placemats depicted traditional holiday themes as well as individual artistic interpretations by the students.  Read more3-boys-placemats

OCES receives award from Brockton lenay-and-pat-blank-backgoundCommunity Access

Pat Foley and LeNay Harper accept award for OCES. Read more.

sid-at-spire-ctrSid the OCES Lobster has a new home!

OCES is a sponsor of one of the twenty-nine lobsters that greet visitors along the streets of Plymouth as part of an outdoor arts initiative called “The Plymouth Lobster Crawl”. The OCES lobster, Sid, which stands for “Supporting Independence and Dignity”, was originally showcased at Nelson Park on the Plymouth waterfront. He now has a new “perch”, prompted by a disappointing circumstance – with a happy ending.

Sid is right in front of the Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center – also known as the Spire Center for the Performing Arts, at 25 1/2 Court Street (at the corner of Brewster Street), right in the heart of historic downtown Plymouth. Read more.

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Winter Weather

When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal and winter storm warnings are issued, staying safe and warm can become a challenge.  Read more.

News You Can Use

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

Is drug abuse an issue with older people? Read more.