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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

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Medicare is mailing out new Medicare cards

Your Social Security number will no longer be used on your Medicare card. Each Medicare beneficiary will receive their own new unique Medicare number. New cards will be issued throughout the year beginning April 2018 – April 2019. Because it

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Delivering a Meal and a Smile

Follow Wayne Lescarbeau on his route to deliver hot meals and a dose of cheer to elders who receive Meals on Wheels. Thank you Wayne and all the other drivers who help deliver a smile and 1600 meals every day,

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Elder Network Hat, Gloves and Sock Drive for Homeless Veterans

Elder Network Hat, Gloves and Sock Drive – 250 cinch sacks filled with sets of hats, gloves and socks were presented to the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center for homeless veterans – both men and women. We must always remember…a little from a

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Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Receives AARP Foundation Grant

Elder Services is among 5 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to help older adults eat healthy in their community AARP Foundation has awarded a two year, $370,806 grant to Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (Elder Services) to advance

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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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Elder Care Fund renamed to DiStefano Family Care Fund

Renamed to honor our recently retired Executive Director, Rosanne DiStefano, the DiStefano Family Care Fund remains a financial resource for older adults, aged 60 plus, who need immediate assistance and live in the Merrimack Valley. Funds may be used to

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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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Proposals Sought for Older Americans Act Funding

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. announces that Requests For Proposals are available to non-profits and other organizations and agencies that want to apply for federal Title III funds under the Older Americans Act. These funds are available to

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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