THE SENIOR BULLETIN
March has been quite the month, don’t you think? Luckily, winter weather is on its way out and spring is here Here’s a round up of the latest updates for older adults and caregivers in Central Massachusetts.
IN THE PRESS: QCC & CMAA Offer Free Senior Dental Care
This month, the Worcester Business Journal highlighted our partnership with Quinsigamond Community College for the Senior Dental Clinic. This clinic offers free dental services to seniors in the area and additional training for dental hygiene students.
To learn more about the clinic, click here.
FEATURED POST: Caring for People with Disabilities
Did you know that March is Disability Awareness Month? We’ve gathered up 3 tips for caregivers of people with disabilities. Check out our social media to learn more.
Have a topic you’d like more information about? Let us know! Email us here.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Long-Term Care Ombudsman
If you’re looking for a way to give back, we’ve got a great opportunity for you. Become a Long-Term Care Ombudsman! Help advocate for long-term care residents in your area.
CMAA CONNECTS: Community Workforce Expansion Project
What does it look like to do outreach to older adults, caregivers, and their families?
Our Community Workforce Expansion Project (CWEP) workers have been doing field trips and in-person outreach across the Worcester area. Check out our round-up with their most recent visits.
THIS MONTH: Celebrating Women’s History
Happy Women’s History Month! We’ve been highlighting different ways to honor women throughout history across the Central Massachusetts and beyond. Check out our video to get a few ideas on how to celebrate.
RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT: PLAN OF MA & RI
The Planned Lifetime Assistance Network (PLAN) of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Inc. is a special needs trustee. Their mission is to provide quality trustee/fiduciary services to individuals and their families through sound and thoughtful trust administration and compassionate, caring social service support serving individuals with mental health, developmental, and physical disabilities of all ages in MA and RI communities.
They help individuals related to effective, appropriate special needs estate planning and financial planning by offering trusts that can be funded by individuals for themselves, called first party trusts, and trusts that can be funded by others for an individual with special needs, called third-party trusts.
As a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization, they are able to provide pooled special needs trusts that protect benefits and offer service coordination by licensed social workers
DON’T KNOW? ASK CMAA.
Have a question about caregiving? Aging well? Getting involved in your community? We can help! Just get in touch with us. We’re available via phone, email, and social media.