Black History Month: Leaders in Aging & Disability Advocacy

In honor of Black History Month, we’d like to recognize some of the individuals who contributed to fields that are essential here at Mystic Valley Elder Services: health and human […]

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Season of Giving

Change Begins in Your Community For decades, Mystic Valley Elder Services has strived to fill the gap when funding falls short of the needs of older adults and people with […]

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MVES, COA Invite MassHealth Members to Renewal Day

Keep Your MassHealth Coverage: Attend Renewal Day About 76,000 residents have lost MassHealth insurance since April, following the end of the federal public health emergency and the start of MassHealth […]

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Author to Speak at MVES Legacy Event

Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) is excited to present an afternoon with Stephen Puleo, award-winning historian and author of books including “Voyage of Mercy,” “American Treasures,” and “The Boston Italians.” […]

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Disability Pride Month 2023

July is Disability Pride Month, which incorporates the anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As we conclude the month, here is a guide to the Disability Pride […]

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Pet Fund: A Paws-itive Force in the Community

Janice Pierce has been through a lot with her dog Maggie – plenty of laughs, but also the ups and downs of life. When Janice’s husband had a stroke, Maggie […]

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Driving Change on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, an observance that is truly necessary. Elder abuse, unfortunately, is too often overlooked or dismissed. One in 10 Americans aged 60 and […]

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Elder Independence Fund Makes a Difference in the Community

Mystic Valley Elder Services recently received this touching thank-you card from one of our consumers. The message above was taken directly from the consumer’s card, but it isn’t truly for […]

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Wellness Instructors Wanted for Community Program

MVES Offers Free Training for New Wellness Leaders Are you a wellness instructor, or have you ever been interested in leading a wellness class? Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) is […]

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MVES Hosts LGBTQ+ Gatherings for Older Adults

For over a decade, Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) has been providing a safe, welcoming space for LGBTQ+ older adults to gather. Every month we host Mystic Tea, a place […]

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