Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc.

280 Merrimack St #400, Lawrence, MA 01843
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Our mission The mission of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. is to ensure that a wide range of programs and services are accessible to meet the diverse needs of older adults.

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc.

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Ways to help

Medical Advocacy Program

Accompany elders to medical appointments and act as their advocate by coaching, supporting, and empowering them to take charge of their health care.
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Friend in Deed Program

Provide companionship and assistance to isolated older adults by engaging in routine activities or participating in social programs.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor, Outdoor
  • None
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Elder Brown Bag Program

Assist with the assembly and distribution of “brown bags” that are filled with free groceries for low-income elders.
  • Monthly
  • 16-20, 55+, Adults, Child with Adult
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10), Families
  • Indoor
  • None, On-site
  • Weekdays, Weekends

MA SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Program

Provide outreach and education to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, family members, and caregivers on how to protect, detect, and report healthcare errors, fraud and abuse.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Assist with administrative tasks and projects such as filing, typing, mailings, and data entry.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work, Indoor
  • On-site, Formal
  • Weekdays

Special Events

Assist with community activities, fundraising efforts, planning, set up and break down of events.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Event support
  • None, On-site
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Nutrition Program

Meals on Wheels drivers deliver nutritionally balanced meals to home bound elders and adults with disabilities throughout the Merrimack Valley.
  • Weekly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • None
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Money Management Service

Work with older adults to develop basic money management skills such as paying bills, budgeting, and writing checks.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program

Become a certified SHINE Counselor to provide unbiased, confidential information to Medicare beneficiaries to help them understand their health insurance options.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Become a certified Ombudsman to assist residents living in nursing and rest homes by working with program staff to advocate for the rights and needs of residents.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends
How you help We welcome individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds that are interested in volunteering with Elder Services and appreciate their help with all of our programs.
About us We are a private non-profit that provides in-home services and community programs for older adults and adults with disabilities who reside in Northeast Massachusetts. Elder Services Care Managers and Nurses work with thousands of elders and family members each day to make sure they have the right services, living arrangements, and access to good health care and benefits. We contract with over 70 different care providers to ensure services delivered meet a variety of individual needs.
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