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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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Local Senior Transportation program wins a national Aging Achievement Award

MEDIA RELEASESeptember 22, 2020CONTACT: Susan Geier, Director of Communicationssgeier@esmv.org 603-969-9681 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

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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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New Grant Award Expands Services for Massachusetts Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caretakers

LAWRENCE – With more than 138,000 older adults in Massachusetts with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, the need for trained caregivers has never been greater. Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore was one of only a dozen

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Grant Award Supports Programs Providing Older Adults With Nutritious Meals At Home

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore has been awarded a grant to provide food to seniors by the Greater Lowell Community Foundation through funding from the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund. This grant will help pay for locating