Category: Voices

This section of our website is dedicated to the voices in the community who comment on their Life’s Journey and their perspectives in Aging and Caregiving.  Please stay tuned for monthly blogs from the community.

Wellness Week 2017

South Shore Elder Services is delighted to announce the first employee Wellness Week that was held this year. The vision was to acknowledge employees and the invaluable work that is done each day. In an effort to support employees in their work, South Shore Elder Services hosted a Wellness Week to promote health and wellness.
During […]

Empower Caregivers and Seniors to Plan Transportation Choices

Empower Caregivers and Seniors to Plan Transportation Choices

It’s Time to Empower You
Freewheeling After Sixty is on a mission to educate 40,000 experienced drivers on their transportation options by 2020. In particular to raise awareness the majority of us will outlive our ability to drive by a decade. For instance, many in their late seventies no longer choose to drive at night. Other […]

The Best of Time Even in the Worse of Times

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”     ― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
In honor of “National Caregiver Month”, we commend all Caregivers for enhancing the life of another.
The Best of Time Even in the Worst of Times
Time is the gift we […]

2016 Cluster Awards

2016 Cluster Awards

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 […]

Personal Care Attendant Program (PCA)

Hi there, my name is Chris Coleman and I work here at South Shore Elder Services. Today, I will be giving you a brief overview of the PCA program and how it works. The PCA program is a program through MassHealth in which consumers are given a certain amount of hours with which they can […]

Giving the Gift of Time Through Volunteering at South Shore Elder Services

Do you live in or near the South Shore and have a few hours a month to share?  Our South Shore Elder Services Volunteer Program invites you to join our extraordinary group of nearly 400 volunteers making a difference in the lives of our seniors and their families. Look over our Friendly Visiting, Money Management, […]

Senior Care Options

It can be frustrating finding out that Medicare and Mass Health do not cover all your health and social needs.  Don’t you wish there was a better option that could better meet your needs?  Senior Care Options also known as SCO is a voluntary program for people that receive Mass Health Standard and/or Medicare benefits, […]

June 15, 2016: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today marks the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day which began ten years ago on June 15, 2006, nearly a decade ago. This day was started by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations.
The goal is to provide an opportunity for communities around the […]


I work in human services because I believe in the idea of resiliency.
The definition of resilience found in the Meriam-Webster dictionary is : 1) the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens 2) the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, […]

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