Monthly Q & A
Understanding The Basics of Bone Health
Is osteoporosis just an old people’s disease?
No. Today we know that steps to improve bone health should start at an early age. Weak bones can affect individuals of all ages. Whether you’re in your 20s, 40s or 70s, it's not too early or too late to make changes in your diet, exercise program and lifestyle to strengthen your bones. It’s true that weaker bones are more common in older people, but certain factors that lead to weaker bones are important at all ages, and even younger people can suffer from broken bones related to osteoporosis. Read more.
OCES celebrated its 40th Anniversary
A luncheon celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Old Colony Elder Services was held at The Conference Center at Massasoit in Brockton on September 18th. Many former and current staff attended. Other guests included business associates as well as several state and local officials. Keynote speakers included Former Governor of Massachusetts, Michael S. Dukakis, (pictured at right); along with Mike Festa, State Director of AARP Massachusetts; and Sue Temper, Assistant Secretary at the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Please view the photo gallery, courtesy of The Enterprise.
Massachusetts Council for Adult Foster Care
The Massachusetts Council for Adult Foster Care recently launched a new website, www.massafc.org.
Sponsor a Senior
Our Nutrition Program is seeking individuals who are willing to Sponsor a Senior. Your monetary donation will help ensure that an elder in need will receive a daily, well-balanced meal.
View the flyer for more information.
Use our online form to Sponsor a Senior.