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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