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Ep. 31: Services for Older Adults and How to Access

“I want us to think about healthy aging, and what changes we could realistically undertake to make our communities more accessible to all.”

Summary:

What happens if you’re an older adult and have run out of resources? In today’s episode, Cathleen speaks to Carissa Elphick, the Director of Human Service Programs at Partnership for Public Health who also oversees ServiceLink offices for Belknap and Carroll County in New Hampshire. Carissa manages operations for the Community Health Services Network, an integrated network of medical behavioral health and substance abuse disorder, as well as social service providers in the Winnipesaukee region.

Show Notes:

Ms. Elphick joined the Partnership for Public Health in 2014 working as an Options Counselor for the Belknap County ServiceLink office. Before joining PPH, Ms. Elphick was a Forensic Interviewer with the Merrimack County Advocacy Center in Concord, NH. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology (Summa Cum Laude) from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish, ME.

Links:

  • Service link National toll-free NO to access long term services: 1-866-634-9412
  • Find all Service link info and addresses: www.servicelink.nh.gov

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