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Elder Services Awarded National Accreditation Status for Care Management

Media Release December 16, 2020 Contact: Susan Geier, Director of Communications, 603-969-9681  sgeier@esmv.org Elder Services Awarded National Accreditation Status for Care Management LAWRENCE – Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore is proud to have received National Committee for Quality

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Finding Support and Community While Caregiving During COVID

Like so many others, Kate P. has watched as her mother’s health has deteriorated over the past couple of years.     This summer, the situation worsened. Her mother, age 77, has been struggling with failing mental health, dementias, and falling. She has gotten lost and had

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Joan Hatem-Roy, CEO of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore (ESMV-NS) and Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03)

Eagle-Tribune October 25, 2020 More than seven months into what has become our “new normal” in the age of COVID-19, we continue to learn about the needs and challenges faced by seniors, their families, and essential workers across the region.

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore Receives $20,000 Grant From Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation For COVID-19 Aid

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore it has received a $20,00 grant from Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation (EBCF). The grant is part of a commitment from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation to provide financial support to local

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Meal delivery temporarily adjusted following volunteer drivers’ positive COVID tests

Two separate reports of positive COVID tests has impacted our Meals on Wheels programs in Haverhill and Lawrence. A volunteer delivery driver in Haverhill tested positive late on October 15, and in an unrelated case, a volunteer driver in Lawrence

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ESMV-NS Honors Employees During Its Annual Years of Service Ceremony

Employees of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore were recognized today for their dedication to community service during a special remote version of the organization’s annual Years of Service ceremony. Chief Executive Officer Joan Hatem-Roy and members
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Local Senior Transportation program wins a national Aging Achievement Award

LOWELL– Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore has received a 2020 Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) for its CareRide program, an on-demand transportation initiative that provides subsidized rides to

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PCA Public Listening Sessions: General Updates and Details on Electronic Visit Verification Implementation

MassHealth is inviting all Personal Care Attendant (PCA) program stakeholders to attend a Public Listening Session. There are five Public Listening Sessions scheduled to discuss general updates related to the PCA program, including an update on Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)
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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore Pilot Launch of First-of-its-Kind Virtual A Matter of Balance Program

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is not a normal part of aging. One in four older adults falls every year, and falls are a leading cause of fatal and

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Request for Proposal – Massachusetts Nutrition Program for the Elderly

Notice to bidders: The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to qualified firms to provide for the preparation of meals Title III-C Nutrition Program. Sealed bids will be accepted up to 5 p.m.