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Older Americans Are Blazing A Trail – Celebrate Older Americans Month in May Posted on May 6

Older Americans Are Blazing A Trail - Celebrate Older Americans Month in May

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) is celebrating Older Americans Month and following this year’s theme “Blaze a Trail” emphasizing the ways older adults are reinventing themselves through new work and new passions, engaging their communities, and blazing a trail of positive impact   …Continue Reading Older Americans Are Blazing A Trail – Celebrate Older Americans Month in May

Tips for Seniors: Making Spirits Bright and Healthy This Holiday Season Posted on Dec 11

Tips for Seniors: Making Spirits Bright and Healthy This Holiday Season

For seniors, like everyone else, the holidays can be a great time but also an excuse to overindulge but it’s important to remember to enjoy the abundance of sugary, salty and high-fat foods in moderation. Seniors, in particular, must pay close attention to their diet   …Continue Reading Tips for Seniors: Making Spirits Bright and Healthy This Holiday Season

Walk-in support centers make sign up for health insurance easy Posted on Dec 4

Walk-in support centers make sign up for health insurance easy

Every day, someone comes into the HealthFirst Family Care Center in Fall River wanting to see a doctor. In some cases, they don’t have health insurance. That’s when Kerri Lewis springs into action. Lewis is working at the Massachusetts Health Connector’s walk-in support center at   …Continue Reading Walk-in support centers make sign up for health insurance easy

Technology Offers Solutions to Challenges Faced by Consumers and Providers Posted on Aug 14

Technology Offers Solutions to Challenges Faced by Consumers and Providers

Technology solutions can help increase access, enhance quality, and improve coordination of services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. These innovative approaches take on many forms and address a variety of issues. Examples of technology solutions include virtual “visits” with providers through videoconferencing and   …Continue Reading Technology Offers Solutions to Challenges Faced by Consumers and Providers