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Brockton, MA, United States, 2008/10/02 - Old Colony Elderly Services, Inc. (OCES) in Brockton, a private non-profit agency that provides valuable programs and services to seniors, their families and caregivers, has recently announced the availability of professional speakers.
OCES has professional speakers on staff who are available to speak to employees at organizations throughout eastern Massachusetts at no cost to the employer or employees.
Nicole Welch, LCSW, Program Development Manager and Rochelle Sugarman, Caregiver Specialist for the Family Caregiver Support Program at OCES can address audiences on a variety of topics ranging from caring for aging parents; caregiver 101; home care; “Aging in Place” programs and more.
On Sept 24th, Rochelle Sugarman gave a presentation during lunch on caring for parents to employees at Ocean Spray.
“As a non-profit Aging Services Access Point, our mission is to provide information and resources to the public. One of the ways we accomplish this is by giving presentations at companies throughout the area and because we are an ASAP, we do not charge a fee,” explained OCES executive director, Diana DiGiorgi.
To arrange a speaking engagement or for questions, contact Rochelle Sugarman or Nicole Welch of OCES at (508) 584-1561.
OCES offers a number of programs to serve seniors, families and caregivers such as Family Caregiver; Caring Homes and Enhanced Adult Family Care; Supportive Housing; Nutrition; Money Management; Protective Services; Home Care and more.
OCES serves elders, their families and 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.
About Old Colony Elderly Services (OCES)
Incorporated in 1974, Old Colony Elderly Services (oc-elderly.org) 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 that 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 130 employees and operates more than 12 programs serving elders, their families and caregivers. For more information call or visit the website.