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Department of Elder Affairs
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

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The Department of Elder Affairs promotes the independence and well-being of individuals, their families, and caregivers through the development and delivery of quality services; provides consumers with access to a full array of health and social support services in the settings of their choice; informs consumers about all their long term options, and elder protective and advocacy services; and encourages individuals across the lifespan to adopt behaviors that will lead to healthy aging.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 19A S. 1-40
Department of Elder Affairs Enabling Statute
MGL C. 19D S. 1-18
Assisted Living Statute
MGL C. 118E S. 1-2
Division of Medical Assistance Statute


130 CMR
Division of Medical Assistance Regulations - Fair Hearing Rules
651 CMR 3.0
Home Care Program
651 CMR 4.0
651 CMR 5.0
Elder Abuse Reporting
651 CMR 6.0
Long Term Care Ombudsman