Chief Programs Officer at OCES Named a “40 Under 40” Honoree

BROCKTON AND PLYMOUTH, MA... Alisa DeLage, Chief Programs Officer of Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the non-profit agency proudly serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Plymouth County, is a 2022 honoree of Cape & Plymouth Business’ 40 Under 40

On September 15, 2022, at the 40 Under 40 award celebration held at the Cape Codder in Hyannis, MA, DeLage was honored among other distinguished young business leaders who have made a mark in the region. Cape & Plymouth Businesspresented DeLage as one of the 2022 honorees for excelling in her industry and showing dynamic leadership characteristics.

DeLage is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work anda Master’s Degree inNonprofit Leadership, both from Wheelock College. She began her career at OCES in 2014 as the Home Care Program Manager and was promoted to Program Director in 2016. In 2020, DeLage was promoted to Chief Programs Officer and oversees the agency’s community programs including Adult Family Care, Senior Care Options, Housing, and Nutrition in addition to Home Care, Intake and Referral and Transitions. She is instrumental in OCES’ Internship Program which partners with Bridgewater StateUniversity and other local institutions.

DeLage also serves on the Community Benefits Advisory Committee of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and is on the Board of Directors for the Brockton Visiting Nurses Association.

Outside of work, DeLage ispassionate about supporting families navigating the foster care and adoption systems in the state of Massachusetts. Being an adoptive parent herself, DeLage recognizes the complexities of these systems and uses this knowledge to advocate appropriately.

“Alisa is an exceptional leader who is dedicated tosupporting older adults and OCES’ mission,” said Nicole Long, Chief Executive Officer at OCES “Congratulations, Alisa on this well-deserved honor!”

DeLage is a resident of Berkley, MA

About the 40 Under 40 Awards

The Cape & Plymouth Business 40 Under 40 Awards program continues to recognize the tremendous contributions of young professionals to our region. For more information, visit

About OCES

Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Brockton with a second office in Plymouth. OCES is designated as one of 23 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. OCES’ mission is to support the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. The agency offers several programs to serve older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit



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