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 Senior Resources
These regional and statewide nonprofits can help families make decisions and access resources related to elder-care planning.
AARP Massachusetts
1 Beacon St., #2301, Boston, MA 02108 (866) 448-3621 Administrator: Mike Festa
Services: AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social-welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that advocates for the issues that matter to families, such as healthcare, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse
The Conversation Project and
the Institute for Healthcare
53 State St., 19th Floor, Boston, MA 02109 (617) 301-4800 Administrator: Kate DeBartolo
Services: The Conversation Project is dedicated
to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care; its team includes five seasoned law, journalism, and media professionals who are working pro bono alongside professional staff from the Instititute for Healthcare Improvement
Elder Services of
Berkshire County Inc.
877 South St., Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 499-0524
Administrator: Christopher McLaughlin Services: Identifies and addresses priority needs of Berkshire County seniors; services include information and referral, care management, respite care, homemaker and home health assistance, healthy-aging programs, and MassHealth nursing home pre-screening; agency also offers housing options, adult family care, group adult foster care, long-term-care ombudsman, and money management, and oversees the Senior Community Service Aide Employment Program
Estate Planning Council of
Hampden County
Administrator: Susan McCoy
Services: Provides a forum for current, accurate, and authoritative information with regard to estate and financial planning; council members are life-insurance professionals, bankers,
fiduciaries, lawyers, accountants, planned-giving professionals, and other financial-service providers engaged in the planning, settlement, and management of estates
Greater Springfield
Senior Services Inc.
66 Industry Ave., Suite 9, Springfield, MA 01104 (413) 781-8800
Administrator: Jill Keough
Services: Private, nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining quality of life for older adults, caregivers, and people with disabilities, through programs and services that foster independence, dignity, safety, and peace of mind; services
include case management, home care, home- delivered meals, senior community dining, money management, congregate housing, and adult day care
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· Linkage to community, state and national resources
· Support and respite for caregivers
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· Paying for in-home care and other care supports
· Benefit programs like Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP and more!
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