Senior Services Directory

 

Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care Centers provide social, medical and emotional support for those with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. They also afford the caregiver relief from exhausting responsibilities of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease. Adult Day Care Centers also provide a planned program that includes a variety of social and support services in a protective environment during day time hours.

Adult Day Center at Youville Place
10 Pelham Rd.
Lexington MA 02421
781-861-9863

Cooperative Elder Services Inc.
37 B St.
Burlington, MA 01803
781-270-5751

Cooperative Elder Services – Concord
Adult Day Care Center
7 Chamberlain Drive
Concord, MA 01742
978-318-0055

Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services
195 Reservoir Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
508-481-0809
www.pleasantriesads.com

 

Advocacy

Advocates act on behalf of seniors on a particular issue. For example senior advocates could engage in action which could include writing letters, contacting political representatives, organizing community meeting and distributing educational materials on a particular issue on the seniors behalf

AARP Massachusetts
1 Beacon St.
Suite 2301
Boston MA 02108
866-448-3621

Massachusetts Association of Older Americans
19 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
617-426-0804

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
1 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
617-727-7750

Massachusetts Senior Action Council
108 Myrtle Street Suite 112
Quincy, MA 02171
info@MassSeniorAction.org
617-284-1234

 

Alzheimer’s Information

These organizations can be used to access support, education and resources
in dealing with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts /New Hampshire
480 Pleasant Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Helpline:1-800-272-3900

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Assisted Living

Minuteman Senior Services
26 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
781-272-7177
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Compass at Concord Park/ Memory Support Assisted Living
68 Commonwealth Avenue
Concord, MA  01742
978-369-4728
info@ConcordPark.net

Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association
460 Totten Pond Rd.
Waltham, MA
781-622-5999

 

Cancer Information

American Cancer Society
43 Nagog Park
Suite 110
Acton, MA 01720
781-894-6633

30 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701
800-227-2345
800-952-7664

Hotline for Breast Cancer Support
800-221-2141

 

Disabilities

The following resources are available to individuals needing services and support from the following agencies:

DEAF Inc.
215 Brighton Ave.
Allston, MA 02134
617-505-4823 VP/V
617-254-4041 TTY/V

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Voice: 617-727-5550
TDD: 800 392-6556

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Financial Services

Consumer Credit Counseling
866-464-5243

AARP Income Tax Preparation
Maynard Public Library
Appointments can be made by calling:
978-897-1010

Social Security Administration
135 Beaver Street Suite 120
Waltham, MA 02452
1-800-772-1213
TTY: 1-800-325-0778

Maynard Veteran’s Service Office
Claims for services can be made by calling:
978-897-0561

Money Management Program
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Property Tax Abatement
Maynard Assessors Office
195 Main Street
Maynard, MA
For information call 978-897-1304

 

Food Assistance

Maynard Food Pantry
12 Bancroft St.rear
Maynard, MA 01754
978-764-5279
The purpose of the food pantry is to provide
food assistance to individuals or families in need.
The Maynard Food Pantry is open from 10 am
to 12 noon on Mondays for clients to shop free of charge.

Open Table Food Pantry
Mondays at 5 p.m.
Coolidge School
12 Bancroft Street
Maynard, MA
Contact information: info@opentable.org or 978-369-2275

Open Table Dinner
First Parish Church
20 Lexington Road, Concord, MA
Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

Meals on Wheels
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Project Bread
Food Source Hotline
617-723-5000
800-645-8333

 

Fuel Assistance

Citizens Energy
Joe-for-Oil
88 Black Falcon Ave.
Boston, MA
617-338-6300

South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Inc.
7 Bishop Street
Framingham, MA 01702
508-620-1230

 

Health Insurance

MassHealth (Medicaid)
Customer Service Center
800-841-2900

Medicare Helpline
800-633-4227

Prescription Advantage
800-243-4636

SHINE – Medicare Benefits Consulting
Call Maynard Council on Aging to set up an appointment: 978-897-1009
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Social Security Administration
800-772-1213

 

Hospice

Hospice care is appropriate when you can no longer benefit from curative care.
These organizations can educate you to the services offered by hospice and direct you to hospice services in your area.

VNA Hospice Care
100 Sylvan Rd.
Woburn, MA 01801
781-569-2888

 

Housing

Maynard Housing Authority
13 Powder Mill Circle
978-897-8738

 

Legal Services

AARP Legal Services Network
866-330-0753

Minuteman Senior Services
Massachusetts Senior Legal Helpline
866-778-0939

 

Long-Term Care and Assisted Living

Executive Office of Elder Affairs
www.800ageinfo.com
1-800-age-info
1-800-243-4636

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Mental Health

McLean Hospital
115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA 02478
617-855-2000

Edinburg Center
1040 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA 02421
781-862-3600

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Massachusetts
Helpline: 781-938-4048

 

Pharmacies and Prescriptions

Veteran’s Administration
877-222-8387
781316-3166

 

Physical Health

American Diabetes Association
800-232-3472

American Heart Association
800-242-8721

American Parkinson Disease Association
800-223-2732

Arthritis Foundation of Massachusetts
800-766-9449

 

Recreational and Social Groups

A.A.R.P.
American Association of Retired Persons
aarp.org
1-888-687-2277

Senior Citizens State Park Pass Program
Dept of Conservation and Recreation
251 Causeway Stree
Boston,MA
617-626-1250

 

Safety

Elder Abuse 24 Hour Hotline
Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
800-922-2275

Protective Services
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Phillips Lifeline
855-610-4111

Wanderers Alert Registry
888-572-8566

 

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
508-481-0809

Hospice Foundation of America
1-800-854-3402

 

Transportation

Maynard Council on Aging
COA Van Transportation
CrossTownConnect
978-844-6809

MBTA Senior Pass
145 Dartmouth Street
Boston, MA
617-222-5976

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171

United Way of Massachusetts Bay
Volunteer Action Center
51 Sleeper St.
Boston, MA 02210
617-624-8000