Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is a private, non-profit organization providing essential services that promote the dignity and independence of older adults. Since its inception in 1972 as part of a national movement towards community-based care of the elderly, SCES has served thousands of clients, the majority of whom are impoverished and in need of assistance with managing their daily activities.
SCES is a state-designated Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) -- formerly known as a Home Care Corporation (HCC) -- and a federally-designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA).
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services promotes the right of all individuals to live with dignity, in the setting of their choice by offering older people, younger people with disabilities, and caregivers the information, services and support needed to make choices which enhance health, well being and independence.
To enable older adults and younger people with disabilities to remain living in their own or their families' homes for as long as they choose to do so.
To provide comprehensive information and assistance to older adults, younger people with disabilities and their caregivers on aging, long-term care, and other related issues and concerns.
Board of Directors
LeRoy L. Cragwell
Ralph Hergert Jr.
Lisa Montuori Trimble
Susann L. Wilkinson
John O'Neill, Executive Director
Mary Ann Dalton, Assistant Executive Director
Nancy Willbanks, Chief Financial Officer
Rachel Berry, Home Care Director
Sara Crombie, Director of Protective Services
Anne Fowler, Director of Clinical Services
Miranda Heibel, Director of Aging Information
Jeanne Leyden, Adult Family Care Director
Deb McLean, Community Meals Program Director
Suzanne Tilden, Director of Human Resources
Donald Donato, Director of Planning & Community Relations
SCES Celebrates Diversity (pdf)
SCES Diversity Statement/Policy