04 Apr 2019
April 4, 2019

What is a Memory Cafe?

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A memory café is a gathering for those living with memory loss and their care partner. The café is an opportunity to socialize and participate in an activity in an accepting environment. This program is open to family, friends, caregivers and their loved ones of all ages with memory loss. Please note this is not.. read more →

One in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year, according to the National Council on Aging. Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall; every 19 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall. Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of.. read more →

Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) recently hosted its annual legislative briefing at its headquarters, located at 300 Commercial Street in Malden.  MVES Board President Kathleen Beaulieu and Chief Executive Officer Daniel J. O’Leary were joined by legislative co-hosts Senator Patricia Jehlen and Representative Christine Barber to speak to a standing-room crowd of local legislators, town.. read more →

The Mystic Valley Elder Services “Emergency Closet” provides our care managers and other staff who assist our low-income older adults and adults living with disabilities with a place to access new towels, new sheets, new blankets and toiletry items for people who need them immediately. However, our closet needs some donations! Here is an example.. read more →

06 Mar 2019
March 6, 2019

March is National Nutrition Month

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National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign, celebrated each year during the month of March, focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. It’s never too late to improve your diet!.. read more →

On Saturday, January 26, at Anthony’s of Malden, more than 400 people came together to laugh for the good cause of helping older adults and adults living with disabilities live safely and independently at Mystic Valley Elder Services’ 10th rendition of its comedy show Bellyful of Laughs. This year’s event helped Mystic Valley raise nearly.. read more →

Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) consumers recently received an unexpected but joyous visit from their care managers who delivered nearly 200 care bags full of clothing, linens, games, books and other items that the individuals had on their “wish list” donated by Agero and Tufts University Advancement Division, both of Medford. Agero and Tufts University.. read more →

Peoples United Community Foundation of Eastern Massachusetts (PUCFEM) recently presented a $5,000 check to Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES). The generous donation will help support MVES’ Money Management Program, which assists community dwelling older adults and adults with disabilities within the MVES service area with basic paying management and economic stability. “We are so grateful.. read more →

Accessible transportation services are vital for enabling older adults to live independently. The vast majority of older adults – nearly 90%, according to AARP – choose to age in place in their homes and communities. Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) provides assistance through the TRIP Metro North program, a free program where seniors and adults.. read more →

As we look back at 2018, we are amazed by the impact Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) Volunteers have had in our communities. With more than 20,000 hours served this year, our volunteers have shown their dedication and compassion in countless ways. The volunteer programs at MVES serve those most in need, while providing rewarding.. read more →