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Healthy Living Center of Excellence named 2019 Trailblazer in Aging

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) recognized many organizations, nationwide with their Trailblazers in Aging Awards at the NCOA Age and Action Conference in Washington D.C. The 2019 Innovator Award was presented to the Healthy Living Center of Excellence (HLCE) and its

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Receives Grant to Address Older Adult Falls

The Administration on Community Living, headquartered in Washington, awarded Elder Services a three year, $437,000, grant to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs across Massachusetts. Elder Services was one among 12 organizations, across the nation, selected to receive funds

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. announces merger with North Shore Elder Services

The Board of Directors for Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and the Board of Directors of North Shore Elder Services are announcing their intention to merge the two organizations effective July 1, 2019. Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley

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Elder Services receives $223,000 grant from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, through its Healthy Living Center of Excellence, received a $223,000 grant from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. The grant will support Savvy Caregiver and Matter of Balance trainings and workshops throughout Mass., Maine,

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Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund Application Process Begins October 3, 2018

The application process begins October 3rd to apply for the Gr. Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund’s financial resources. Three ways to apply for the relief funds and available in both English & Spanish.

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Earns Special Distinction as Certified Age Friendly Employer

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley has earned the special distinction of being certified as an Age Friendly Employer for 2018. The Research Group at www.RetirementJobs.com carefully reviewed the polices, practices and programs of Elder Services, finding them consistent with the employment

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley receives grant from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation to support Caregiver Trainings in New Hampshire and Massachusetts

Savvy Caregiver Program supports family caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or Related Dementia Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and the Healthy Living Center of Excellence received a grant of $27,573 from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation.

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Federal official visits Lawrence to learn more about aging services

John G. McGough, Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Region One, visited the City of Lawrence to learn about aging programs for community elders. His visit included a meeting at Elder Services of the Merrimack

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Annual March for Meals Celebration

Elder Services sends a huge thank you to all our ‘Community Champions’ who helped raise awareness about the Merrimack Valley Meals on Wheels and Congregate Dining programs during the Annual March for Meals celebration.

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Elder Services has earned Accreditation Status for the agency Case Management Program!

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. earned Accreditation Status for three years for our Case Management Program from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The status of Accredited – three years demonstrates a strong performance related to the functions