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Element Care on Billerica Access Television

Hear from our Strategic Partnerships & Business Development Manager, Judy Mackey on the great benefits offered by PACE at Element Care. [Link to Video] [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care]  

Nurse Practitioner Role in Healthcare

What is a Nurse Practitioner? When coming in and expecting to be seen with your Primary Care Physician sometimes you are instead seen by a Nurse Practitioner (NP). Some questions may arise. What does he/she do? How much education has he/she had? Is he/she capable of taking good care of me or my family member? […]

Choosing a Healthy Diet

It’s that time of year again… a time for New Year’s resolutions. As a physician, I am frequently asked for weight loss advice by patients of all ages. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is a key part of staying healthy and aging well. A good diet can improve more than just your waistline–it can lead to improved blood sugars, blood pressure, a lower risk for stroke and dementia, as well as a better mood.

Element Care on WCAP: Chamber Chat Segment

Cynthia Smith – Senior Community Liaison at Element Care  talks about the PACE model of Care with Danielle McFadden – President & CEO of Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce. [Link to Audio] [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care]

Flu and the Elderly

Flu is a disease of the respiratory system, including the nose, throat and lungs. Flu is short for “influenza.” Every year in the U.S. seasonal flu causes thousands of hospital admissions and deaths. People 65 years of age and older are at greater risk for complications from the flu. Why is that? Our immune system […]

Coordinated Care: Why it’s necessary for Elders

I am a 46 year-old medical provider and describe the health care landscape as if we are in a dream sequence where we are running for safety across a tricky and difficult obstacle course only to realize that we are still at the beginning. If I feel this way then one can only imagine how […]

Element Care 7th Annual PACE Olympics [Beverly Citizen]

The 7th annual Element Care PACE Olympics was held on Oct. 25 at Danvers Indoor Sports Complex, bringing 84 Massachusetts residents, all over 57 years of age, from the North Shore and Merrimack Valley out to participate. [Link to Article] [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a […]

Element Care wins Program Innovation of the Year Award [LeadingAge]

We won the Program Innovation of the Year Award at LeadingAge Massachusetts Annual Membership Meeting for our avatar companion program (technology by care.coach). Program Innovation of the Year award is given for the development and implementation of a creative and innovative program measurably benefiting residents/clients and/or staff. We are humbled to be recognized for our efforts in helping […]

Element Care, Mill City Grows celebrate partnership for seniors [Lowell Sun]

Element Care, in partnership with Mill City Grows, celebrated our Urban Rooftop Garden opening on Oct 3rd, 2018. Link to Article [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care] Link to Video [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website […]