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Trump ADMINISTRATION Proposes Eliminating All Funds for Popular Health Counseling Program for Seniors

April 2017. Seniors Told To Call Toll Free Medicare Number Instead - According to the National Council on Aging, the Trump Administration has proposed eliminating the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP, but called SHINE in Massachusetts), which provides Medicare recipients with free counseling regarding their Medicare health plan options. Read More...

Minuteman Senior Services Names Kelly Magee Wright as Executive Director

Kelly Magee WrightJune 2016. Minuteman Senior Services, a nonprofit organization based in Bedford, recently announced the appointment of Kelly Magee Wright as Executive Director, beginning June 20. She succeeds Joan Butler, who has served as Executive Director of the agency since 1984.

Magee Wright has extensive executive healthcare leadership experience, most recently as the Director of National Development and State Support at Caregiver Homes, where she held numerous management roles. Read More...

Minuteman Senior Services to Participate in Nationwide March for Meals Campaign

Whitney Sharpe, Miss Massachusetts USA delivers Meals on Wheels to Burlington resident David CrowleyFebruary 2016. Support will help to fight senior isolation and hunger Minuteman Senior Services announced that it will be participating in the 14th annual March for Meals campaign, a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on its vital safety net. ”The services that we provide the seniors in our 16 town area are critical and the need is rapidly increasing,” said Joan Butler, Executive Director. “Together, we can keep seniors living independently, healthier at home and feeling more connected to their community as they age.”  Read More...

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Minuteman Honors Medical Partners

October 2015. Local non-profit organization Minuteman Senior Services recognized four unique partnerships with medical providers at their 41st Annual Meeting recently. Emerson Hospital and Winchester Hospital were recognized for new collaborations that support patients through successful care transitions when they go from the hospital to home. Read More...

MINUTEMAN Awarded Grand Prize in National March for Meals Campaign

June 2015. Our campaign was a team effort this year, with Community Champions signing on in record numbers to help raise awareness about senior hunger and recruit Meals on Wheels drivers. Over 250 organizations received grants, with Minuteman receiving the top award of $10,000, thanks to the efforts of staff and volunteers, sponsors, donors and community champions. Read More…

MINUTEMAN SENIOR SERVICES LAUNCHES NEW PROGRAM

April 2015. Building on 40 years of experience and a reputation for excellence, local non-profit Minuteman Senior Services has launched a new fee-based program called Minuteman By Your Side that extends a vital service - care management - to adults of any age who can use some help coping with the challenges presented by aging, disability or caregiving. Read More...