Publications

Area Plan 2022-2025

Every four years we develop an Area Plan on Aging in our role as a federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA). This plan, which is approved by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, addresses the needs of older adults, adults with disabilities and...

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Annual Report 2020

We are taking time to reflect on the past year and look ahead at what comes next. ESMV-NS found 2020 to be a taxing but transformative year for our agency. The COVID-19 pandemic presented an unexpected challenge, but we rallied and learned what we are capable of as an...

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Area Plan 2018-2021

In our role as a federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA), every four years we develop an Area Plan on Aging, and it is approved by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs. The plan addresses the needs of older adults, adults with disabilities and...

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Annual Report 2019

This past year was filled with exciting opportunities and unexpected challenges that taught us about resiliency, tenacity and our ability to think creatively. The Columbia Gas Explosion crisis in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, along with the parking upheaval at...

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Annual Report 2018

It has been a fascinating year at Elder Services, filled with success in addressing the needs of our clients, as well as meaningful progress towards our overall vision. We’ve been honored to receive support from our clients, their families, and our community, as well...

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Annual Report 2017

Taking on the new role of Chief Executive Officer at Elder Services is both a humbling experience and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I have devoted much of my professional life to this agency and I am ready to tap into that experience, talent and the innovative...

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Annual Report 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues, This year’s theme, Playing Nice ~ Making Communities Work, defines our success from a larger perspective of community. Our keynote speaker Nora O’Brien, Senior Program Officer from the John A. Hartford Foundation speaks about the...

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Annual Report 2015

Dear Colleagues, Medical research has recently defined the importance of social determinants in good health care and successful aging. The World Health Organization defines social determinants as “the conditions, in which people are born, grow, work, live and age, and...

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Annual Report 2014

Dear Colleagues, Most of us have been, or will be, an informal caregiver for someone during our lives. In addition all of us reading this Annual Report are connected to the aging network and healthcare; making a conscious choice to be part of a formal caregiver...

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Annual Report 2013

Dear Colleagues, Nearly 40 years ago Elder Services was founded by a local group of visionaries. Our commitment then and now is forged by a belief in an individual’s right to self determination and informed choices. Our mission continues as we develop resources,...

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