Caregiving Information for
FREE guidance is available for family caregivers
If you are a Massachusetts resident who is caregiving for yourself or a loved one, then the following options are available for you FREE.
If you are not sure where to go, then begin with this short caregiver survey. Or if you want us to help you, then scroll and click on one of the three orange buttons below. We will be there to guide you with a caregiving roadmap.
The following links are directed to Massachusetts home care resources.
The right home care agency, eldercare attorney, financial advisor, and/or geriatric/older adult advisor can help you manage your current caregiving or future aging in place needs. Explore the many services and support available for elders, people with disabilities, caregivers and family members.
Information about Medicare or Medicaid: If you are on Medicare you received in the mail the annual copy of "Medicare & You" which explains Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. If you did not, click here for a copy.
Also, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) contains information about the SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program which provides free health insurance information and counseling to all Massachusetts residents with Medicare and their caregivers.
For additional family caregiving links, please visit the following sites:
Executive Office of Elder Affairs or Mass Home Care for information on services and resources in Massachusetts or from the Federal Government Eldercare Locater of Services by Town.
The City of Boston Elderly Commission provides information and support for aging adults over 55 for services such as assistance in applying for government benefits and community-based services, discount programs, housing advice, transportation options, advocacy, volunteer programs, and information and referral.
CareGivingMetroWest.org is a website devoted to caregivers of elders in 25 MetroWest communities
Home Care Aide Council Massachusetts (Council on Aging Services, Private Pay)
Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts (Medicare, Medicaid, Private Pay)