Aging Links & Resources

  • Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts – Contains specific information about Alzheimer’s Disease including information about the disease, caregiving, resources, diagnosis, research, advocacy, and medications.
  • Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Resources – Caregiver Resources for Families of People with Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Aging Life Care Association – Association of Private Care Managers.
  • The Eldercare Locator – A nationwide toll-free service and web site, which helps older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors. The U.S. Administration on Aging makes a part of their service available on-line so that consumers can easily link to services in their state.
  • Elder Helpers – A program which aims to match volunteers with elders in need of help within their own community.
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) – A state agency that contracts with Springwell and 26 other Aging Services Access Points who operate government subsidized programs that include home care and caregiver support, nutrition programs, protective services, health and wellness services, housing options, SHINE counseling or counseling services for elders with limited English proficiency.
  • MassOptions – A free resource online or phone resource that links seniors, people with disabilities, or caregivers to services that can help support independence. MassOptions specialists are available M – F from 9am to 5pm, by calling toll-free at 1-844-422-6277, or through the website, using the online chat feature.
  • National Institutes on Aging