10/7/13 - Ann Hartstein speaks with Stacey Monahan, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance. Commissioner Monahan discusses what the Dept. of Transitional Assistance offers, who it serves, and its eligibility requirements.
executive office of elder affairs
11/22/11 - Ann Hartstein discusses respite care, a support given to caregivers that offers temporary relief from care-giving duties. Guests include Amy Nazaire, Regional Director of Family Support and child services; and Christine Alessandro, Executive Director of Bay Path Elder Services.
11/16/10 - MA Fire Marshall Stephen Coan discusses fire safety tips for heating homes in winter. Gerald Bell of the Department of Housing and Community Development, talks about a federally funded program called LIHEAP, which helps to cover the cost of fuel for low-income homes.