The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."
The goal of the American Cancer Society (ACS) is to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from cancer.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.
The foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.
This website is designed to assist consumers and caregivers as well as professionals seeking information and resources on eldercare services. The site lists information on approximately 40,000 services and programs in Massachusetts for elders.
Welcome to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs website. The information provided on this website is designed to assist elders and their families with answers to questions about services and opportunities available to seniors and their caregivers in Massachusetts. On this website, you can obtain information on caring for an aging parent, securing help for an elderly neighbor, getting nutritious meals delivered to a senior’s home, getting help parenting a grandchild, or learning more about prescription drug programs for elders.
Through the statewide elder network, the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (“Elder Affairs”) provides services locally via Aging Services Access Points (ASAP), Councils on Aging (COA) and senior centers in communities across the Commonwealth. This network reaches out to elders in need of services that include home care and caregiver support, nutrition programs, protective services, health and wellness services, housing options, SHINE counseling (Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders), or counseling services for elders with limited English proficiency. There are so many options for seniors in Massachusetts!
So, take a moment and explore our website. Learn more about who we are and what we do, what the ASAPs and Councils on Aging do, and how we can help you or a loved one obtain the best possible services in Massachusetts.
In a few short years, the Baby Boomers will enter the elder population. It is important to be prepared for the influx of this new wave and equipped with the latest helpful information. Stay tuned to this website for more information on the Elder Affairs Boomer Initiative.
The Executive Office of Elder Affairs and those involved in the elder network are passionate about their work to allow all people to age with independence and dignity. Elder Affairs holds steadfast to its mission of promoting the integrity, rights and independence of all seniors and their caregivers.
Thank you for visiting this website. We hope the information is helpful. If you require any additional information, or if you have comments or questions regarding programs, services, or this site, please contact us.
Hospice care focuses on helping people and those that love them, to live as fully as possible until they die. Hospice celebrates the life of the individual and assists patients and families during this time by providing quality, compassionate care. Hospice Services of Massachusetts staff can pay attention to the details, thus permitting patients and loved ones to pay attention to one another and to living.
MassMedLine is a free, confidential service available to all Massachusetts residents who are seeking information regarding their medications. Whether you are having difficulties affording your medications or want to know what the side effects are to your prescriptions, MassMedLine can help. By
calling a toll-free help line, you can speak to pharmacists and case managers one-on-one to receive personal assistance with answering your pharmacy related questions or finding programs to help with the cost of your medications.
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR AREA SENIORS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS, THE CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AGENCY ON AGING WILL PROVIDE LEADERSHIP, INFORMATION AND RESOURCES, COORDINATION OF SERVICES AND ADVOCACY
Tri-Valley Inc. is a private, non-profit agency that each year meets needs of more than 4,000 clients, those over 60 and younger, disabled persons in a 25-town area of Southern Worcester County in Central Massachusetts. We pride ourselves on building friendships and relationships along with providing direct support.