Adult Foster Care (AFC) helps thousands of families across Massachusetts provide the best possible care at home for loved ones. But the program is facing unprecedented budget cuts, and that has supporters statewide planning a… Continue Reading Join Adult Foster Care Awareness Day at Beacon Hill
The countdown to cuts is on. On March 1, the Baker Administration will begin cutting as much as $5.6 million from the Adult Foster Care program. The cuts will continue through the last four months… Continue Reading Adult Foster Care 9C Cuts will hit 12,000 caregivers in March
The future of Medicare, Medicaid and other government programs was the central topic of a recent Q&A session moderated by two Elder Care Advisors from Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services. Lee Ann Lowe and Anne Keefe were… Continue Reading Elder Care Advisors Field Questions about Government Benefits
Adult Foster Care (AFC) helps more than 10,000 people in the Bay State receive vital care at home—but recent 9C cuts threaten to erode the quality of this innovative and highly effective program. Funded through… Continue Reading 9C Cuts Threaten to Erode Vital Family Caregiver Supports
Staffers from Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) are stepping-up to help local children in-need this holiday season. Coordinated in partnership with Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) the SCES gift drive is providing more than 50 presents for… Continue Reading SCES Gift Drive Provides Holiday Cheer
Roughly 500 Meals on Wheels clients will receive a special delivery this December, thanks to the efforts of some dedicated volunteers and the Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) Holiday Bag program. Assembled by roughly a dozen… Continue Reading Volunteers Power SCES Holiday Bag Delivery Effort
The Meals on Wheels program at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is seeking reliable drivers and volunteer help this winter. Drivers SCES is currently seeking drivers who are available 15 hours per week on a permanent… Continue Reading Consider Helping Meals on Wheels this Winter
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCAT) is spreading some holiday cheer, with some help from our partners at Somerville Cable Access Television (SCAT). Nine SCES employees recently visited SCAT to film a short holiday greeting. SCES Director… Continue Reading Happy Holidays from SCES!