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.
Request for Proposals
Non-Homemaker Service Contracts Effective 10/1/2015
Elder Care Network Southeast (ECNS) member agencies are seeking proposals for the provision of non-homemaker provider services. ECNS is comprised of the following agencies designated as ASAPs by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA): Bristol Elder Services, Inc.; Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.; Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands, Inc.; HESSCO Elder Services, Inc.; Old Colony Elder Services, Inc.; and South Shore Elder Services, Inc.
For a complete list of the services, Request for Proposal information, and contract requirements and details, review all the documents listed below. Contracts will be awarded based upon individual Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) agency needs.
- Legal Notice
- General Information
- Application Checklist
- Towns of Coverage Chart
- Service Proposal Chart
- Administrative Overview
- Service Specific Attachments
Technical assistance will be available at a Bidder’s Conference, which will be held at Bristol Elder Services, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, April 1, 2015.
Register at email@example.com by March 27, 2015.
All ECNS members are AA/EEO. Women, minority-owned, and small businesses are encouraged to apply.
The deadline for submitting applications is 5:00 p.m., April 24, 2015.
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.