The state’s “soft revenues” have resulted in hard cuts to programs in Massachusetts that help the elderly and disabled living at home. Governor Charlie Baker released cuts amounting to $98 million from the state budget… Continue Reading State Revenue Shortfall Hits Adult Foster Care ProgramRead More
Don’t Let Elder Abuse Fly Under the Radar
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 RadarRead More
New SCES Program Offers Guidance for ‘Aging Well’
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’Read More
Spiritual Caregiver Volunteers Offer Support for Trying Times
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 TimesRead More
LETTER: Who Else is Ready for Elder Fair 2017?
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?Read More
Elder Fair 2016 Spotlights Health and Wellness
More than 350 older adults converged in Somerville on April 12, for a free health and wellness expo hosted by Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES)Read More
SCES and Harvard co-host intergenerational LGBT dialogue
Building bridges between generations in the LGBT community was the focus of a recent collaboration between Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) and aRead More
Congratulations on a Job Well Done!
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) extends best-wishes to Suzanne Tilden, who recently retired after 12 years with the agencyRead More