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Help an Older Adult Talk to their Doctors in Medical Appointments

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ORGANIZATION: Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services

  • 2 people are interested

Be there to help an adult age 60+ remember what to tell the doctor, understand the doctor, be comfortable, and keep track of medical appointments. As a Medical Advocate, you will be matched with a senior, become familiar with their medical issues, and make sure their concerns are addressed. Training is provided. Transportation to and from appointments is also provided.

Portuguese language skills are a bonus!

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services requires staff and volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and to have received a booster.

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About Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services


61 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143, US

Mission Statement

Established in 1972, SCES is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of life and maintaining the dignity and independence of older people in Somerville and Cambridge.


State Funded Home Care Agency whose programs and services are targeted to low-income residents of Somerville and Cambirdge, age 60 and over, who need assistance managing their daily activities.


Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


61 Medford StreetSomerville, MA 02143



  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Healthcare




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Requires 4-hour blocks of time during weekday business hours to attend medical appointments.
  • Application, CORI background check, COVID-19 vaccination & booster.

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