Old Colony Elder Services, the non-profit agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout Plymouth County and surrounding towns, has appointed Jodie McDonald as Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) Programs Director.
In her new role, McDonald will oversee management of the Home Care, Information and Referral and Nursing departments. This includes assisting with procedural and policy implementation along with changes for departments based on EOEA contracts and regulations and collaborating with department management to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. She will also facilitate trainings and assist with quality assurance and compliance.
Previously, McDonald served as an Adult Family Care Manager at Cardinal Cushing Centers in Pembroke where she conducted home visits with developmentally disabled individuals and their caregivers. Prior to that, McDonald was the Assistant Director of Home Care and Medicare at South Shore Elder Services (SSES) in Braintree where she supervised Home Care and Medicaid case managers and supervisors, assisted with compliance and quality measures, and oversaw SSES’ ANCHOR Program.
McDonald received her bachelor of arts in Psychology from Framingham State University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She is a member of PSI CHI, the International Honor Society in Psychology.
She is a resident of Whitman.