Starting in August, Mystic Valley Elder Services will host a free workshop series for family and friends who are active caregivers for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. “We are pleased to offer this important resource for those caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease,” said Kathy Learned, Mystic Valley Elder.. read more →

When retired high school teacher Judy Patterson reentered the classroom, it was to tiny desks and chairs and a chorus of little voices. The Kindergarten classroom at Colonial Park School in Stoneham has been Judy’s favorite spot ever since—a place where she spends one day a week working intensively with small groups of five-year-olds on.. read more →

Hundreds of you joined us for the special benefit performance of I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti on Saturday, June 10th. Because of your generosity, we raised $148,000 for elders without resources! This funding will help people like James, who at 90-years-old, lives in his own home in Wakefield. This year, after experiencing some health.. read more →

18 Jun 2017
June 18, 2017

Celebrating our Volunteers!

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Earlier this summer, we held our annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at the Irish-American Hall in Malden. The event photo album is now on our Facebook page! This past year, over 550 volunteers served over 22,000 volunteer hours! Our agency is so grateful to those who have been so generous with their time. As the demand.. read more →

15 Jun 2017
June 15, 2017

Mystic Tea: Warmth & Kinship

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Ben Gallo knows the importance of making people feel welcome. He understands the small decisions that accumulate to a big sense of hospitality: clean accommodations, plenty of space, willing and patient staff, generous refreshments. And most importantly: a genuine desire to give guests a sense of belonging, of safety, and of enjoyment. Ben knows these.. read more →

Mystic Valley Elder Services is sponsoring a free “My Life, My Health” workshop series at the Stoneham Senior Center, 136 Elm St., starting on Mondays in April. Developed at Stanford University, this six-week series provides practical strategies for adults managing a chronic illness. This free program is designed for anyone living with an ongoing medical.. read more →