If you are over 65, are blind, or have a disability, you may be eligible to receive benefits through the Massachusetts State Supplement Program (SSP). SSP helps qualified residents pay for basic needs like food, clothing, and shelter. You can find out more about the program, your …Continue Reading The Massachusetts State Supplement Program
Agencies and organizations across Massachusetts offer a diverse range of programs for elders, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities. MassOptions, run by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), helps you navigate through the Commonwealth’s programs and services to find the right one that …Continue Reading Find Care Services with MassOptions
What comes to mind when you hear “MassHealth”? Some people may think of it as a transitional health insurance program or one that helps people with disabilities and other longer-term health needs. But what many don’t know is that MassHealth, which is administered by the …Continue Reading MassHealth for Seniors: Information About Available Options
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), more than 65 million Americans act as unpaid caregivers for a family member, and the average age of an adult who receives assistance is 69 years old. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs (ELD), primarily through the …Continue Reading Caring for Elders Resources
The availability of adequate transportation for seniors in Massachusetts enables them to live independently in their communities, and helps prevent isolation and the possible need for long-term care placement. Many seniors who do not drive often rely on family and friends to help get them …Continue Reading Transportation Services for Massachusetts Seniors
Everyone shares concerns about caring for their parents, grandparents, and loved ones as they reach retirement age and beyond. In Massachusetts there are public and private housing options that address seniors’ different needs, from independent living and active senior communities to assisted living, continuing care, and nursing …Continue Reading Housing Services for Massachusetts Senior Citizens
As Thanksgiving approaches, millions of Americans are looking forward to celebrating the holiday with family, friends, heaping plates of food, and maybe even some football. It’s a time of plenty for most but for some of the 750,000 Massachusetts residents who experience hunger and struggle …Continue Reading Hunger Relief Programs in Massachusetts
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