Senior Services Idea Starter: Elder Advocate

The Portland, ME, Elder Services Division has an Elder Advocate who strives to assist senior citizens and their families (sorting out problems, answering questions, and advocating for rights).

The Elder Advocate also provides support to health and social service providers so that their services are easily accessible to senior citizens.

For more information about this initiative:

Portland Elder Services Division: Elder Advocate

Background information:

Portland Elder Services Division

City of Portland

Wikipedia: Portland, Maine

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Thomas Lopatosky is editor & publisher of New England City & Town.
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