Thank you for the countless ways you have supported Cooperative Elder Services participants, families, caregivers, and staff during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As you know, Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. centers serve seniors and adults living with medical or cognitive challenges as they age-in-place by serving their health and socialization needs and providing supports for families, and therefore it is our responsibility to take extraordinary precautions to ensure their safety.
CESI centers remain open and serving current and prospective participants in-person. All operations decisions are made in consultation with the MA Department of Public Health. Cooperative Elder Services will follow MA DPH issued protocols for responding to COVID-19 scenarios in centers. Full guidance on MA DPH protocols can be found here and will be updated accordingly. The resource links below provide information about COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidance as well as locating vaccine sites, testing sites, and registering for free at-home test kits.
Find Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Sites:
Find a Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Site:
Order Free COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits:
Below are some external COVID-19 related resources recommended by Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. professionals:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH)
Massachusetts Councils on Aging
Massachusetts Health Aging Collaborative
Thank you to the Global Roses Philanthropy Corps. for generously donating thousands of masks to CESI to support the health and safety of our program participants, staff, and guests. COVID-19 placed added pressure on our budget with additional PPE, staffing, and cleaning costs. We are grateful for the generosity and commitment of our loyal donors throughout the pandemic. Those interested in supporting CESI can learn more, here.
Finally, Cooperative Elder Services is committed to both care and safety during this ongoing health emergency and we look forward to connecting with you if you’d like to learn more about our services at any time.
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.