Feb 06

Springwell Supports the 2020 Census

Once a decade, the US does a census and everyone living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories is required by law to be counted. Why is it important for me to participate? Participation helps ensure your community receives services, support and representation. Aside from the fact that it is required [...]

Nov 19

Community Services connects with Councils on Aging

Jennifer Darby, Associate Director of Community Services regularly invites Council on Aging (COA) leaders from our service communities to meet with Springwell and each other.  “Each town has its own network, resources, ideas and housing and transportation challenges. At this gathering, they share ideas and discuss challenges with each other. Springwell also shares information about [...]

Nov 19

Share the Love: Good nutrition helps older adults continue to live at home

Springwell is pleased to introduce Dalia Cohen, our new Director of Nutrition and our participation once again this year in the Subaru Share the Love Event! Dalia joins Springwell with more than 7 years’ experience working with older adults on nutrition, and she is a member of the Massachusetts Commission on Malnutrition Prevention Among Older [...]

Sep 02

Trish Smith

Springwell Names Trish Smith as New CEO

Springwell appointed Trish Smith as its new chief executive officer on August 30, 2019. Trish, who was named as interim CEO in July after serving as Chief Operating Officer since 2013, brings over 15 years of leadership experience at organizations dedicated to serving older adults. Dedicated to Springwell’s mission of helping people live and age [...]

Jul 09

Springwell searches for new CEO

After 19 years at Springwell including the past six as CEO, Ruth Beckerman-Rodau is resigning to explore the next chapter of her career. One of her important roles prior to being CEO was formalizing the annual and strategic planning process that supports ongoing quality improvement across the agency. Beckerman-Rodau’s mantra as CEO has been to [...]

Jun 15

Partnership with Simmons University benefits multiple generations

Simmons University School of Nursing students, Christina and Sarah, volunteer weekly at the Brookline Senior Center. These second-year students are two of twenty-three participating in a “Nutrition and Health Promotion service- learning seminar” this semester. Service-learning combines community service with academic instruction. The students’ volunteer work at the Springwell-operated senior community dining program in Brookline [...]

Sep 01

Springwell Celebrates 40 years of Service

In 2017, Springwell is celebrating its 40th anniversary serving seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers. Founded in 1977 as a small, grassroots, homecare corporation, Springwell now helps thousands of people each year with services that support independence and healthy aging. Springwell’s expert staff help families navigate and access programs and services that can make all the […]

May 03

Springwell Opens 2017 Community Grants RFP Process

Springwell invites you to submit a proposal for funding under Title III-B of the Older Americans Act for legal assistance, transportation to medical appointments, guardianship or home-based mental health services. Title III-B awards will be made for federal fiscal year 2018 (October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018). Award contracts are renewable for one additional […]