> Community Education

Are you interested in learning more about the important elder topics and issues? Elder Services is happy to join you in your organization or community to address a topic of your choice or to hear about how Elder Service can assist you or a loved one.

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley is committed to community education and raising awareness about aging issues. Our speaker presentations are provide an important educational resource to elders, family members, caregivers, professionals working with older adults and Human Resource Departments whose employees may be caring for older relatives, partners, neighbors or friends. Our 35 years of collective experience and leadership in the aging field has earned us a reputation for excellence in the areas of assessment, advice, care management and service delivery.

General

  • Elder Services Overview
  • Home Care Services – Specific
  • Elder Employment
  • Advocacy/Legislative
  • Retirement/Pre-Retirement
  • Marketing to Older Adults

Health & Benefits

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Health Care Benefits & Entitlements
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Nutrition
  • Risk Assessments
  • Grief/Dying

Caregiving

  • Respite Care – Service & Support
  • Stress Management – Tips & Resources
  • Care Giving Issues & Concerns
  • Communicating with Your Older Relative

Abuse

  • Elder Abuse/At Risk Elders
  • Reporting and Mandated Reporters
  • Financial Exploitation – Scams, Fraud
  • Money Management

Housing

  • Housing Options
  • Long Term Care Placement
  • Home Safety
  • Assisted Living

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Brown Bag Food Program
  • Friends in Deed Program
  • Medical Advocacy Program
  • Money Management Services
  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • SHINE – Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone – Program
  • MA SMP- Senior Medicare Patrol – Program
  • Special Events
  • Other Opportunities

If there is a subject related to aging that you do not see listed, we will be happy to research it and work with you to formalize a presentation. For additional information or to request a speaker, contact our Development Office at development@esmv.org or 978-946-1433.