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Celebrate Your Own Independence with WMEC

Independence.  The word means many things to many people.  Politically, it implies that a country or group of people are self-governing and free from another country.  The most significant event […]

Enjoying All That Summer Has to Offer

Summer is a great time to be outside, gather safely, and soak up some vitamin D.  Being outside has been proven to help physical and mental health, whether you’re gardening, […]

Caring for Ourselves as We Care for Others

So often, as caregivers, we give of ourselves to others and forget to take care of ourselves in return.  We tend to forget that self-care is as important as caring […]

5 Ways to Give Back To Your Community With WMEC

In honor of National Volunteer Month, we are grateful for our volunteers and encourage individuals to consider supporting older adults and individuals with disabilities in their community. WestMass ElderCare (WMEC) […]

Lending a Helping Hand Through Personal Care Assistance

When you have a disability or chronic health condition, doing everyday tasks can be difficult. By supporting consumers with laundry, shopping, housekeeping, bathing, taking medications, maintaining wheelchairs, or transporting to […]

The Gifts of Caregiving

Through WMEC’s Adult Family Care program, caregivers generously open their homes to people as young as 16 who need emotional and physical support. These acts of kindness are gifts to those in […]