Brockton, MA, February 04, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Resource Guide for Older Adults and Caregivers is a complimentary guide to resources available to elders and caregivers in the greater Brockton area. English, Spanish, French and Portuguese versions of the Resource Guide are on hand. Those interested in obtaining a free guide should contact Old Colony Elderly Services, and it will be mailed at no charge. The guide is also available to other local agencies.
The Resource Guide provides valuable information with regard to: Adult Day and Supportive Care; Alcohol Treatment; Aging Services Access Points; Caregiver Assistance; Councils on Aging; Employment Programs; Financial Assistance; Health Centers; Hospice; Legal Assistance; Meals Assistance; Money Management; Nursing Homes; Prescription Drug Programs; Transportation and more.
Availability is limited. To request a Resource Guide, contact Marilyn Lynt, Old Colony Elderly Services at 508-584-1561, ext 245.
Sponsors of the Resource Guide include: Apothecare of South Shore; Brockton Hospital; Brockton Neighborhood Health Center; Brockton Visiting Nurse Association; Harmony Adult Day Health Care; Home Instead Senior Care; Law Office of Joanne Erickson, LLC; New England Sinai Hospital; Old Colony Adult Day Health Care, Inc.; Old Colony Elderly Services; OCES Family Caregiver Support Program; Old Colony Hospice; Old Colony Planning Council; Peabody Resident Services, Inc. and Senior Whole Health.
As one of the Commonwealth’s 27 non-profit Aging Service Access Points (ASAPs), OCES serves 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.
About 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.
The agency has 110 employees and operates more than 12 programs serving elders, their families and caregivers. For more information call (508) 584-1561 or visit the website at www.oc-elderly.org.