Town Square, Nov. 27, 2019

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. Delmarva Community Services (DCS) hosts “Coffee with a Cop” […]

Warm up for winter at DCS Senior Centers

CAMBRIDGE — Several new events are slated at both the Cambridge and Hurlock Senior centers giving folks aged 60 and older opportunities to be with others, have fun and learn a little something along the way. Science has proven isolation can lead to an increase in health issues and depression. During the winter months some […]

DCS holds seniors’ Thanksgiving Lunch

CAMBRIDGE — Hundreds of Dorchester’s senior citizens gathered at Delmarva Community Services on Thursday for a holiday celebration. The Annual MAC Senior Program Thanksgiving Luncheon featured greetings from DCS President/CEO Santo Grande and Mistress of Ceremonies Mary Handley, a poetry reading by Joanna Fuchs, a by Luther Cornish, music with DJ Randy Potter and a […]

DCS concert to support senior meals

CAMBRIDGE — The Maryland Department of Aging is implementing a 60 percent cut to the Dorchester Senior Meals program effective July 1. These cuts will directly affect meals served in Dorchester’s two senior centers as well as home-delivered meals. These are made fresh and provided daily by Delmarva Community Services (DCS). DCS is inviting the […]

Town Square, June 25, 2019

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. The Maryland Department of Aging reduced funding for Delmarva […]

DCS: Help needed, meal funds cut

CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Community Services’ CEO Santo Grande spoke during the June 18 meeting of the Dorchester County Council, asking for support to make up for state cuts in funding DCS’ meals program for the elderly. Mr. Grande said the cuts were, “fundamentally discriminatory,” taking money from poor, rural counties in the state and sending […]

‘Thrive’ enhances lives, health

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Banner presented “Thrive,” an event celebrating senior life after 55, on Saturday. In partnership with Delmarva Community Services (DCS) and MAC, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, the event came to Dorchester for the first time. Thrive was sponsored by University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. Dozens of vendors and information […]

State slashes senior meal funds 60 percent

CAMBRIDGE — Hunger is a constant companion to many local senior citizens — at least it would be, if it weren’t for the efforts of Delmarva Community Services, Inc. (DCS), which feeds about 300 frail elderly every day. But those unwelcome pangs might return, now that the state’s Department of Aging has announced deep, unexpected […]