SSES Legislative Breakfast 2017
South Shore Elder Services, Inc. (SSES) 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 […]
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. As a member of the Aging and Disability Resource Consortium of Southeastern and Southern MA (ADRC SE SM), we operate under a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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