Let’s face it. It’s not something we like to think about or talk about, but older people face similar difficult situations that younger people do: isolation, neglect, or abuse are equal opportunity stresses and don’t end because someone advances in age. In fact, seniors are often more vulnerable and encounter additional stress and risk due […]
Every single day, more than 65 million people in the United States provide care for a chronically ill, disabled, or aged family member or friend. That’s 29% of the population in our country and the statistics are no different locally. When you break it down, nearly 1/3 of the people in this country spend an […]
1. My mother needs long term care. What options are available, and how do I research these facilities?
It is important to first establish exactly what type of care your mother needs. If she does not require 24 hour care perhaps she could remain in a more independent setting with support services. Assisted Living, elderly housing, […]
Click on the link below to find out what information is included in your medical records.
2016 Cluster Awards honor direct-care workers. State Representative Bruce J. Ayers helped SSES honor provider staff with our Certificate of Appreciation.
Marie Mona Andre
Anodyne is honored to nominate Marie Mona Andre, Home Health Aide, for the Outstanding Employee Award. Mona is a pleasure to have working for Anodyne. Her knowledge of dealing with the senior population […]
[ October 5, 2012; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. December 5, 2012; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ] This support group is open to anyone who is caring for someone who has Alzheimer’s disease. The support group meets at Quincy Elder Services every other month. For more information, please call Ellie O’Neil at South Shore Elder Services for dates and times at 781-848-3939 ext. 327.