Runners representing Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) raised money to help pets in need over the weekend. Mental Health Caseworker Cassie Cramer and SCES volunteer Nancy Murphy supported the cause by participating in the first annual… Continue Reading SCES Runners Help Pets in Need
A recent campaign to increase awareness about elder abuse is sparking discussions about the issue in Cambridge and Somerville
Jeanne Leyden prides herself on being a good listener, and she’s using that skill to help others through the Spiritual Caregiver program at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES). A registered nurse and program director at SCES,… Continue Reading Spiritual Caregiver Volunteers Offer Support for Trying Times
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is hitting the studio, with a new half-hour show that will spotlight information and resources that can benefit older adults and people living with disabilities. The show is titled “Aging Well,”… Continue Reading New SCES Program Offers Guidance for ‘Aging Well’
Kate’s Café, a monthly dinner for LGBT seniors and friends, is celebrating its sixth anniversary on June 22. Fittingly, the anniversary takes place during LGBT Pride Month.
There are many types of elder abuse, but a common thread is that it’s a problem that far too often goes unreported. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) estimates that 10 percent of older… Continue Reading Don’t Let Elder Abuse Fly Under the Radar
The rights of tenants with disabilities and housing laws in Massachusetts will be the focus of a free community forum in Cambridge this June
There are many ways to spend a Tuesday morning in Somerville. Lito Karatsoli recently spent part of hers helping to ensure that nearly 500 people-in-need had enough food to get through the month. Karatsoli volunteered… Continue Reading Brown Bag Volunteers Help Feed Those in Need
Myrtle Garro, of Cambridge, has been a big fan of Elder Fair since 2004, and recently expressed her appreciation for the free health and wellness expo in a handwritten thank-you letter to Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services.… Continue Reading LETTER: Who Else is Ready for Elder Fair 2017?