South Shore Elder Services, Inc.

MAIN NUMBER………………………………………….781-848-3910

ASIAN INFORMATION LINE………………………………….781-930-0304

TDD LINE FOR THE DEAF…………………………………….781-356-1992

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

Anyone may call South Shore Elder Services (SSES) for information

about services or elder issues.  Trained staff will provide information

and/or refer callers to the most appropriate resources, whether at

SSES or elsewhere.  SSES also provides educational and informational

seminars to community organizations.  Call 781-848-3910 for more

information.

HOME CARE PROGRAM

South Shore Elder Services (SSES) provides assistance to elders to

help them remain safely in their homes.  Eligibility requirements

include age (60+), income and frailty level.  Call the Information, Outreach and

Referral Department at SSES to receive a preliminary assessment

of your needs or apply for services.  Some of the services provided through

the Home Care Program are:

*Care Management                         *Help Bathing / Dressing

*Home Delivered Meals                    *Meal Preparation

*Housework                                    *Laundry

*shopping                                       *Personal Emergency Response Systems

BENEFITS ASSISTANCE

Assessment for eligibility for State and Federal benefits programs.

CONGREGATE HOUSING

See Congregate Housing and Congregate Housing Facilities

CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND ELIGIBILITY (CAE)

Nursing Home and Adult Day Health screening.

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM

See Caregiver Support

FRIENDLY VISITORS

Providing social opportunities to isolated elderly.

MEALS ON WHEELS

See Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meals

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Assists with managing finances (bill paying and budgeting).

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM

See Ombudsman program

PROTECTIVE SERVICES

See Protective Services