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“Buried in Treasures” Facilitated Support Groups Begin in February and March

Is clutter affecting you at home, at work or in your relationships? Do you need help dealing with compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding? OCES, along with the Greater Brockton Area Hoarding Task Force (GBAH) is offering “Buried in Treasures” – a series of facilitated support groups in Brockton and Plymouth for individuals with hoarding issues.
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OCES opens new Volunteer Center

OCES recently celebrated the grand opening of our new “OCES Volunteer Center” at their Plymouth office at 204 South Meadow Road. Read More.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beware of Scams

People of any age may be at risk of falling prey to a scam. Older adults are often the targets of identity theft and scams because they are vulnerable and trusting and scammers try to play on your good will and trust. Victims can be targeted by telephone, mail, door-to-door or over the Internet. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is.
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#GivingTuesday

Help us keep them #SafeAndWarm

This year, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, OCES is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Your contribution during this campaign will help provide critical program support to our community. Read more

Process to report Elder Abuse has changed!
Effective June 30, 2017!
 

Please read this important message to find out more.  Anyone can report elder abuse. If you are concerned about an older adult (age 60 or older), and have reason to believe he/she is a victim of elder abuse, neglect, self-neglect or financial exploitation call the Massachusetts-based Elder Abuse Hotline at 1-800-922-2275Read more.

 

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

Are a lot of eligible elders not getting food stamps?  Closing the SNAP gap  Read more