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Elders Living at Home Program

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Our Stories –  25 Years...  2,500 Lives

This December marks the 25th year Elders Living At Home Program has been at the forefront of ending elder homelessness in Boston.

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From Clients

From Supporters


Featured this week:

 

  Juana

"...The only thing I regret was that I didn't do anything earlier."

 

  Tom Karoff

Doctor of Osteopathy, Putnam Hospital Center

 

  Andre

"Shelter is only for sleeping.  Here, I live."

 

  Anna Bissonette

Founding Director, Elders Living At Home Program
and
Former Asst. Director, Home Medical Service, BU

 

  Dorothy

"It was like coming out of hell into paradise."

 

  Dan Oates, MD

Geriatrician, Boston Medical Center

 

  Peter

"I thank ELAHP for believing in me and supporting me."

 

  Lois McMahon

Sister of ELAHP Client

 

  Bob

"I'm glad there was such a program, otherwise my situation would have been pretty bad."

  Robert Shea

Director of Faculty Development, Bryant University

 

  Eduardo

"If not for the program, we would be on the street, or dead."

  Nick Flynn

Former Homeless Street Outreach Counselor Poet/Author/Activist

 

   Mary

She acknowledges that she doesn't always make the best decisions, but she knows ELAHP will always be there to support her.

 

  Linda Brown

Resident Service Coordinator, Morville House

 

  Betty

"When we have any difficulties, this program helps us, everyone helps us."

  Joseph Mazzone

Pastor, St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Hull Former ELAHP Program Manager

 

  William

"I don't know what I would have done if it wasn't for ELAHP."

 

  Jim Greene

Director, City of Boston Emergency Shelter Commission 

 

  Frank

"Without this program, I'm not sure I would be here. They didn't give up on me."

 

  Eileen O'Brien

Director, Elders Living At Home Program

 

  Sarah

An ELAHP case manager went out to meet them in the condemned house where they were living

 

 

  Janet

"It's rough if you don't have people to help you out. ELAHP was almost like a second family."

 

 

  Nelson

…he had no place to live and very little money

 

 

  Berhane

"I have never experienced a group of people as committed and as helpful to other people as the ELAHP people."

 

 

  Theresa

"I didn't think I was going to make it at times. I was ready to give up on myself."

 

Contact Us

Kip Langello
Call: 617.414.1642
Kip.Langello@bmc.org

Boston Medical Center
Elders Living at Home Program
Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
4th Floor, Room 4S-18
850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


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Call: 617.414.1642
Fax: 617.638.6175


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