Nov 07

PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT PROGRAM GIVES CONTROL TO ADULTS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

“I’d be here anyway,” says Lenora’s sister, Liza, “but with the Personal Care Attendant Program and Rachel’s help, I don’t have to worry about missing work, or making ends meet. This is my job.” Lenora, who at 54 years old, has been struggling with the impact that diabetes has had on her life, agrees, “Family is important […]

Oct 15

Springwell Awarded New Supportive Housing Site in Brookline

In August, Springwell received word from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs that our application to extend our long-standing partnership with the Brookline Housing Authority by bringing our Care Connections program to the Colonel Floyd, Kickham and Morse Apartments in Brookline had been chosen for funding. The program is designed in the style of a […]

Jun 01

Embracing Independence

Like most 18 year olds, Rosie finds it hard to contain her excitement when talking about her prom and high school graduation. “As you can tell,” she says, “I like to talk a lot!” Rosie’s enthusiasm for these events – and most things in life – isn’t dampened by her long-time diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy. […]