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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 […]

Importance of Medication Compliance

Medication compliance is as important to an individual’s health plan as routine screenings and annual physicals. When the need for medication is identified by a health care provider to address illnesses and symptoms, medication compliance is key to the expected outcomes and quality of life. There are many approaches that can be utilized when assisting […]

Patient Engagement

Patient engagement is a way to drive better health outcomes by empowering the patient and their loved ones to be active in their own care. But why is patient engagement so important? Studies have shown that patients and or their families who are involved in the decision making process and those who are engaged as […]

Joanna Duby, M.D. Named Medical Director of Element Care’s Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

Element Care, a non-profit, health care organization serving adults 55 and older, is pleased to announce that Joanna Duby, M.D. has been promoted to Medical Director for its Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Dr. Duby brings more than 25 years of clinical experience as an internist and geriatrician to her new position at […]

Tips for Healthy Living at Any Age

Staying healthy as you age can be a challenge. Programs like PACE at Element Care can help by giving older adults the knowledge and tools to prevent falls, manage chronic conditions, and improve their lives. Keys to Aging Well While maintaining your physical health is vital to healthy aging, it’s also important to value the […]

The Health Benefits of Socialization

Socialization can provide a number of benefits to your physical and mental health. People who socialize with others tend to live longer than those who are more isolated. Social engagement is associated with a stronger immune system, especially in older adults. It also benefits overall health and enables individuals to fight off colds, the flu […]