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May is Older Americans Month

The 2018 theme for Older Americans Month is Engage at Every Age. This theme emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental and emotional well-being. This theme also celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a difference in their communities.

Older adults are redefining aging through a variety of activities. Some begin new careers, take classes, develop new hobbies, and volunteer. Participating in activities that promote mental and physical wellness, can improve your mood and lower your chances of injury. For some examples of activities…Read More.

 

 

Hold the Dates – March Against Elder Abuse – June 14 in Brockton and June 21 in Plymouth

The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some form of elder abuse. In almost 60% of the cases, the perpetrator is a family member. Elders who have been abused have a 300% higher risk of death compared to those who have not been mistreated. Read more.

OCES Receives High Marks on Nutrition Survey!

To review Survey Results, click here!

“Moving Heels for Meals on Wheels” 5K Results

Runners and walkers shrugged off a light intermittent rain as they participated in the Third Annual “Moving Heels for Meals on Wheels” 5K on April 29, 2018. Read more.

Close to the finish line. Photo by South Shore Race Management

OCES Volunteer Center!

 

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News You Can Use

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

Is there life after retirement?  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.

New Medicare Cards

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