Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Department of Elder Affairs

Web Site:

Organization Chart


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



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