• Information and Referral

    Information and Referral

    Trying to find help for aging family members or yourself can be overwhelming.  You don’t have to do it alone.  Call South Shore Elder Services’ (SSES) Information and Referral Department at 781-848-3910 where our Information Specialists can connect you to many resources available.

  • Crisis Intervention

    Crisis Intervention

     
    Let’s face it.  It’s not something we like to think about or talk about, but older people face similar difficult situations that younger people do: isolation, neglect, or abuse are equal opportunity stresses and don’t end because someone advances in age.  In fact, seniors are often more vulnerable and encounter additional stress and risk due [...]

  • Family Caregiver Support Program

    Family Caregiver Support Program

    Every single day, more than 65 million people in the United States provide care for a chronically ill, disabled, or aged family member or friend.  That’s 29% of the population in our country and the statistics are no different locally.  When you break it down, nearly 1/3 of the people in this country spend an [...]

  • Meals on Wheels

    Meals on Wheels

     
    Our home delivered meals program, also know as “Meals on Wheels”, are designed to provide just the right combination of good nutrition and a friendly visitor for people 60+ who may not have enough food, be able to prepare their own food, or understand the proper nutritional requirements as they are advancing in age.
    We deliver [...]

Welcome

Welcome

South Shore Elder Services, Inc. is the designated Aging Services Access Point and Area Agency on Aging for eleven communities on the South Shore. We have been providing services to older people and their caregivers in Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate and Weymouth since 1977.
Our mission is to promote and [...]

Frequently Asked Questions

1. My mother needs long term care. What options are available and how do I research these facilities?
It is important to first establish exactly what type of care your mother needs. If she does not require 24 hour care perhaps she could remain in a more independent setting with support services. Assisted Living, elderly housing, [...]

Information and Referral

Information and Referral

Trying to find help for aging family members or yourself can be overwhelming.  You don’t have to do it alone.  Call South Shore Elder Services’ (SSES) Information and Referral Department at 781-848-3910 where our Information Specialists can connect you to many resources available.

Crisis Intervention

Crisis Intervention

 
Let’s face it.  It’s not something we like to think about or talk about, but older people face similar difficult situations that younger people do: isolation, neglect, or abuse are equal opportunity stresses and don’t end because someone advances in age.  In fact, seniors are often more vulnerable and encounter additional stress and risk due [...]

Family Caregiver Support Program

Family Caregiver Support Program

Every single day, more than 65 million people in the United States provide care for a chronically ill, disabled, or aged family member or friend.  That’s 29% of the population in our country and the statistics are no different locally.  When you break it down, nearly 1/3 of the people in this country spend an [...]

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

 
Our home delivered meals program, also know as “Meals on Wheels”, are designed to provide just the right combination of good nutrition and a friendly visitor for people 60+ who may not have enough food, be able to prepare their own food, or understand the proper nutritional requirements as they are advancing in age.
We deliver [...]

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