FALL RIVER, MA: Mechanics Cooperative Bank is proud to annouce their support of Family Service Association in Fall River, MA with a $10,000 donation. These funds will go directly to benefiting the Adult Day Health (ADH) Programs

Family Service Association of Fall River is committed to providing a wide array of high quality programs and services specifically designed to strengthen and support individuals and families and to address the social service needs of our very diverse and changing communities. Positive family life creates the foundation that gives individuals the confidence to grow to maturity and function as a productive adult.  Family Services Association programs are specifically designed to foster the social betterment of our community with cooperation from additional health, welfare, educational and recreational agencies.

Carol A. Nagle, MS, President and CEO of Family Service Association thanked Mechanics Cooperative Bank for its support.  “The success of our agency in fulfilling its mission to support and strengthen families is directly linked to the partnerships we establish with others, particularly those in the business community.  We are tremendously grateful to Mechanics Cooperative Bank, and Mr. Baptista for helping support the betterment of our local community through charity and compassion.”

Adult Day Health is a medically-based program that helps the participant remain independent while promoting good health and well-being.  Adult Day Health helps participants to reach their highest level of independence and functioning.  Individuals who are in need of skilled personal and health care services in order to maintain or promote independent living directly benefit from this important Family Service Association program.

There are many high quality services provided by the Adult Day Health program including health care monitoring education; medication management and supervision by a full time caring; professional nursing staff; access to mental health counseling; speech, occupational and physical therapy; recreational and educational activities; transportation coordination to and from the program site and medical appointments; daily exercise programs and many additional features developed specifically to address the needs of our participants

President and CEO of Mechanics Cooperative Bank, Joseph T. Baptista Jr., commented “on the great work done by the Family Service Association and their Executive Director, Carol Nagle. Their support of local families to directly impact and improve their lives is a cause we are more than proud to support.  I would like to thank them for their contributions to our community.”

To learn more about Family Service Association visit www.frfsa.org or call 508-678-7542.

With total assets of $475 million, Mechanics Cooperative Bank offers a wide variety of personal and business deposit and loan products. And as a Massachusetts co-operative bank, 100% of customers’ deposits are always fully insured.  Established in 1877, Mechanics Cooperative Bank is Massachusetts’ second-oldest co-operative bank with eight conveniently located branches in Bridgewater, Taunton, North Dighton, Somerset, Swansea, Fall River and Westport. For more information, call 888-MECHANICS (632-4264) or visit Mechanics-Coop.com. Member FDIC.  Member SIF.  Equal Housing Lender.

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Family Service Association Executive Director Carol Nagle is picture with President and CEO of Mechanics Cooperative Bank Joseph T. Baptista Jr. as he presents a check for $10,000 in support of the Adult Day Health Program.