About Cooperative Elder Services Inc.
At Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. (CESI) we take a holistic approach to supporting the health of seniors and adults with medical or cognitive challenges. At each of our four adult day health centers, CESI staff works toward a common goal: to empower participants to age-in-place by serving their health and socialization needs and providing support for families.
Founded in 1978, CESI currently operates private, nonprofit adult day health programs in Arlington, Burlington, Concord, and Groton. We serve 500 caregivers and seniors and adults with medical or cognitive challenges, who reside in more than 50 cities and towns in the greater Boston area. CESI participants make 42,000 daily visits to CESI’s centers each year.
CESI provides participants with an environment that supports their whole health; one in which they can:
- Socialize with peers,
- Participate in meaningful activities,
- Exercise their minds and bodies,
- Learn to manage their chronic diseases, and
- Maintain compliance with physicians’ orders.
CESI programming furthermore provides participants’ family caregivers with the services and support they need to provide for their families’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.
CESI’s adult day health centers are staffed by licensed nurses, geriatric care and Alzheimer’s specialists, service coordinators, and program aides, with regular consultation by an Occupational Therapist and Registered Dietician.
CESI envisions communities where everyone can age with dignity.
CESI’s mission is to empower seniors and adults with medical or cognitive challenges to age-in-place by serving their health and socialization needs and providing supports for families.
Excellence: Provide the highest quality of care using, and improving on, evidence-based practices
Empowerment: Ensure that community members have access to the resources they need to age with dignity at home and in their community – and honor their right to do so
Individualized Care: Serve the unique and individual needs of each CESI participant and caregiver
Compassion: Recognize the challenges that participants and caregivers face, and strive to provide whatever services are necessary to support them
Teamwork: Foster a workplace in which employees work collaboratively among themselves and with caregivers to provide exceptional services, and serve as leaders in our field
CESI is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and certified by MassHealth.