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 [...]

Apr 18

Volunteering leads to a surprising connection

Volunteering is well understood to have benefits to both the community and to the volunteer. Sometimes the benefits can be surprising. As the Springwell Volunteer Appreciation event last year an unexpected surprise came in the form of a reunion of two childhood friends. Sherry and Ed, long-time volunteers at different Springwell Community Dining sites, saw [...]

May 29

​I didn’t know that Springwell does all that!

#MAkingadifference   June 4th is Nonprofit Awareness Day, a statewide holiday signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick 10 years ago. Springwell is a more than 40 year old nonprofit agency that provides care solutions for approximately 11,000 individuals in Massachusetts each year. Our goal is to positively impact the quality of life through long term services [...]

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 […]