Elder abuse is a widespread issue that often flies under the radar. The Cambridge Council on Aging and Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) would like to thank everyone who has joined with us to try and… Continue Reading Thank You for Helping Us Raise Awareness of Elder Abuse
Want to support a great social event for people with memory loss and their caregivers? Applications are now open Cambridge Connections Memory Cafe Sponsorships! The Cambridge Connections Memory Café opened its doors in 2017. This… Continue Reading Cambridge Connections Memory Cafe Sponsorships Available
The Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) Nutrition program is distributing free farmers’ market coupons for eligible older adults the week of July 16. Available through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the $25 coupons can be used to… Continue Reading The 2018 Farmers’ Market Coupons are Coming Soon!
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) has awarded a pair of John O’Neill Scholarships to help support the higher education of local students this fall. The following students will receive $1,000 to support their pursuit of higher… Continue Reading SCES Awards John O’Neill Scholarships for Local Students
Tips for identifying and assisting elders at-risk for suicide was the focus of a recent clinical training at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES). The discussion was led by Rose Cheyette from Samaritans of Boston, a not-for-profit… Continue Reading SCES Training Focuses on Elder Suicide Prevention
By Susan Pacheco and Norah Al-Wetaid Many in the elder services field have long known that elder abuse is a common issue that often goes unreported. However, some new data is helping illustrate how widespread… Continue Reading Recognizing the Many Social Impacts of Elder Abuse
The Spiritual Caregiver program at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is seeking caring volunteers to offer support for older adults facing grief, loneliness, and other spiritual challenges in a two-year volunteer experience. “We really need people… Continue Reading Applications Open for Spiritual Caregiver Training
Housing options and tools for Aging in Place were the featured topics of a recent regional workshop led by Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) Housing Specialist Kristin Bell. Bell spoke before roughly 40 professionals at the… Continue Reading Housing Specialist Outlines Resources at Regional Conference
Helping people care for a loved one at home is central to our mission at Adult Family Care (AFC). But sometimes we help by introducing qualified caregivers to those who need live-in support. We are… Continue Reading Looking for Care in a Family-Based Setting?