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This Magic Moment Memory Cafe

This Magic Moment Memory Café presents Paint Your Springtime Day with guest artist Karen Keenan Takis from Express Yourself. The Memory Café is for caregivers and their loved ones to escape the cold and enjoy a couple of hours relaxing

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Southeast Asian Caring for the Caregiver event was a success!

“It’s not a Curse – It’s Dementia” was the theme for the Southeast Asian Caring for the Caregiver event at The Community Family in Lowell – facilitated by Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Family Caregiver Support Program and the

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Annual Report 2017

Taking on the new role of Chief Executive Officer at Elder Services is both a humbling experience and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I have devoted much of my professional life to this agency and I am ready to tap into that experience,

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Aging Population Fuels Interest In Home Care Industry

Briana Vachon, Recruiting and Training Coordinator for Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. testifying at the State House on August 2nd before the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs. Her testimony helped highlight key issues in community home care –

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Meet our New Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors at Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley is proud to announce that Joan Hatem-Roy has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the agency effective July 1, 2017. Roseann Robillard, President of the Board

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Governor Baker Establishes Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts

On April 12th at the MIT AgeLab in Cambridge, Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order establishing the state’s first Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts. Rosanne DiStefano, Executive Director at Elder Services, is among the first members appointed

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Elder Services welcomes our new CFO Tammy O’Donnell

Tammy O’Donnell has joined the leadership team at Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Inc. as the new Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Tammy will have direct oversight of the fiscal department and help the agency manage both budget needs

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Annual Report 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues, This year’s theme, Playing Nice ~ Making Communities Work, defines our success from a larger perspective of community. Our keynote speaker Nora O’Brien, Senior Program Officer from the John A. Hartford Foundation speaks about the importance of

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley receives prestigious innovation award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A)

Lawrence, MA – August 2016 – Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley’s Healthy Living Center of Excellence recently received an Aging Innovations Award, the highest honor presented by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) to member agencies.

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Executive Director Wins National Leadership Award

Lawrence, MA – August 2016 – Rosanne DiStefano, Executive Director of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley was presented the Excellence in Leadership Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging during the n4a Annual Conference in San Diego, CA.