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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on Elder Affairs

Senate Contact

24 Beacon St. 
Room 424
Boston, MA 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1578

House Contact

24 Beacon St. 
Room 167
Boston, MA 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-2810
Follow In My Legislature Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
4/8/2019 1:00 PM Long Term Supports & Services, Housing & Services A-1 Completed
5/7/2019 1:00 PM Long Term Supports & Services, Housing & Services Part II A-1 Completed
5/28/2019 1:00 PM This is an Executive Session where the public may observe, but no public testimony is taken. A-1 Completed
9/17/2019 1:00 PM Home & Community Based Care A-2 Completed
10/29/2019 1:00 PM Health, Safety, and Training. Hearing to be immediately preceded by an Executive Session at 1:00PM. A-1 Completed
12/11/2019 11:00 AM This is an Executive Session where the public may observe, but no public testimony is taken. A-1 Completed
1/28/2020 1:00 PM Hearing for initiative petition and late-file bill, with executive session to follow. B-1 Completed
2/4/2020 1:00 PM This is an informational hearing regarding the crisis facing the direct care workforce in elder services. Oral testimony is by invitation only. The public is welcome to attend and listen, and to submit written testimony. A-1 Completed
4/16/2020 1:30 PM The Joint Committee on Elder Affairs will hold a Zoom public hearing on H4635, "An Act relative to long term care facility and elder housing COVID-19 reporting." If you would like, please sign up to testify orally and/or submit written testimony using this Google Form (https://forms.gle/2Bv6yDFTuLeA4nF78). The Zoom link for accessing the hearing will be posted on the Google Form on Thursday. Written testimony will be accepted up until Friday, April 17th at 12:00PM. Oral testimony will be accepted only from those who sign up in advance. The hearing will occur over Zoom Completed
5/15/2020 1:00 PM This event is a virtual bill hearing and listening session of the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs. The committee will first receive testimony on H4697 "An Act providing for cash assistance to certain persons over 65 years of age who stopped working as a result of COVID-19 or stay-at-home advisory." Next, the committee will invite testimony on the impact of COVID-19 on elders in the Commonwealth. For both portions of the event, oral testimony will be limited to three minutes per person, and will be accepted only from those who sign up in advance using the following Google Form: https://forms.gle/U9fu8NzGhzrVkiRMA. All written testimony should also be submitted using the Google Form, and will be accepted through Monday, May 18th at 9:00am. Here is the Zoom link for accessing the hearing and listening session: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86402483416 The hearing will occur over Zoom Completed
6/15/2020 2:00 PM To sign up to testify and/or submit written testimony, click here: https://forms.gle/TTNRWrrBosyBpV669 Also, this link will be updated Monday morning to include the details for accessing the hearing via Zoom. Virtual Hearing Completed
10/13/2020 1:00 PM The committee will receive testimony from administration officials, industry leaders, labor representatives, consumer advocates, and researchers on the following topic: Why Did So Many In Our Nursing Homes Die from COVID-19? What Lessons Did We Learn? And Are We Prepared For A Second Surge? Oral testimony is by invitation only. Other interested parties may submit written testimony using this Google form: https://forms.gle/H8FkDspP9qS1qp217 The Zoom link will be posted on the Google form on the day of the hearing. The live-stream for the hearing will be found here on the day of the hearing. Virtual Hearing Completed