Old Colony Elderly Services to hold Free Workshop at Oak Point in Middleboro

September 08, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
DATELINE: BROCKTON AND MIDDLEBORO, MA… - Dottie Slack, RN, Clinical Director and Marilyn Lynt, Assistant Development Director at OCES will provide attendees with information on a broad range of services including information and referral, case management, homemaker and home health aide. Information on specialty programs sponsored by OCES includes programs such as adult family care; family caregiver support, congregate housing; coordination of care; money management; nutrition; personal care attendant and protective services. A question and answer session will follow.

“This workshop is designed to educate people about our extensive services and how they may take advantage of our programs. Our long term goal is supporting seniors and helping them stay in their own homes as long as possible,” explained Ms. Lynt.

OCES serves elders and their families, as well as caregivers, in the towns of Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton, Wareham, West Bridgewater and Whitman.

For more information about the seminar, contact Marilyn Lynt at OCES (508) 584-1561 extension 245.

Award Winning Old Colony Elderly Services
Incorporated in 1974, Old Colony Elderly Services (OCES) is one of 27 private, non-profit Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The organization’s mission is to provide services which will support the dignity and independence of elders by helping them maximize their quality of life; live safely and in good health; and, prevent unnecessary or premature institutionalization.

OCES was recently awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, distinguishing the organization as one of the top practitioners of workplace flexibility in the nation.

The agency has 110 employees and operates more than 12 programs serving elders, their families and caregivers. For more information visit www.oc-elderly.org.