May 25

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Springwell’s In Home Services Care Advisors Adapt Amidst Pandemic Challenges

After a year of non-stop work to make sure each person receiving home care services had their needs met safely despite the challenges of the pandemic, we are taking a moment to recognize the efforts of our resilient Care Advisors. Liz Stern, Springwell’s Case Management Program Manager, shared that during the past year in addition […]

May 17

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Springwell appreciates the support of Weston CARES Fund during the pandemic

Inspired by the passage of the Federal CARES Act, local residents and members of First Parish Church in Weston created the Weston CARES Fund in April of 2020 to make a difference locally, thoughtfully, and immediately during the pandemic. Phone calls to the minister revealed that many parishioners wanted their government CARES check to go […]

May 03

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Communities of Strength- the perfect pandemic theme for Older Americans Month 2021

May is Older Americans Month and now that we have been coping with a pandemic for more than a year, we are especially proud to honor older adults in our communities for their strength. Older adults have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes, failures, joys, and difficulties. At Springwell, our core mission […]

May 02

older woman featured in story about assistance from Springwell's Protected Services Program

“I Couldn’t Lose My Home!”

Springwell’s Protective Services Team successfully helped Jeanne as she navigated the challenges that came when her home fell into disrepair after her long illness. The house, its big front yard decorated with charming folk art, is tucked away in a corner of her hometown. It has been in Jeanne’s family for four generations, since her […]

May 01

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A Year of Volunteer Meal Deliveries

Springwell’s Home Delivered Meals program faced severe staffing challenges when employment programs closed under the emergency order in March 2020. People like Eugenie Coakley swiftly answered Springwell’s call for volunteer drivers one year ago and have kept the home-delivered meal program on the road ever since. We asked Eugenie about her experiences. “People always appreciate […]

May 01

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Helping Older Adults Access COVID19 Vaccines

When access to the COVID19 vaccine was opened up to adults aged 75 help, access, relief and over in Massachusetts on January 25th of this year, organizations like Springwell were put to the test to help the older adults we serve, a population often challenged by technology, as they navigated an online system that was […]