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Persons with disabilities, elders, and their caregivers can face a unique set of challenges in their everyday life. Massachusetts offers several programs to make things less overwhelming for those involved such as home care, financial assistance, and better access to medicine. With these resources, caregivers gain support to improve their quality life, and elders and persons with disabilities can retain their independence.

Local Information

  • The Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator (MADIL) helps residents find services for basic needs including prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care, and other support for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Massachusetts 2-1-1 provides callers with information about government programs, non-profit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donations, and other health and human service resources.
  • The Virtual Gateway delivers access to state health and human services in one convenient online location.

Health Care Services

Home and Community-Based Care

Income and Financial Benefit Information

With these resources, caregivers, elders, and people with disabilities can find the services and opportunities available to them and adopt those that best meet their needs.

Have any questions about elder services and services for people with disabilities? Tweet us @MassGov for more information about Massachusetts programs and resources.

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