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Minuteman Senior Services is a non-profit organization that has been helping elders and their family caregivers in Massachusetts locate appropriate eldercare assistance since 1975.
Our mission is to help seniors and people with disabilities live in the setting of their choice by engaging community resources and supporting caregivers.
With a talented staff of seventy-five, fifty subcontracted agencies and over five hundred dedicated volunteers, we offer a broad range of expertise and experience in meeting long term care needs in the home or residential situations. Our specialty is in helping people find practical solutions to long term care issues that fit within the family's resources. Last year over 16,000 people turned to Minuteman Senior Services for help.
Satisfaction surveys of our clients and referrals sources consistently rate us highly. We especially take pride in the fact that 100% of the professionals who refer to Minuteman Senior Services said they would recommend us to their family and friends.
As a designated federal Area Agency on Aging and Massachusetts Aging Service Access Point, Minuteman manages over $6 million in public and private funds for eldercare programs. We are grateful for the donations of individuals, businesses and foundations which have for many years shown their confidence in our work by their generous support.
We are governed by twenty-eight citizens many of whom are retirees, caregivers or professionals in related fields. These individuals, who also act as our board of directors, voluntarily give of their time and talents to improve the quality of life of elders and caregivers.
Located in Bedford, Massachusetts. Minuteman provides innovative and high quality solutions to eldercare issues for residents of the following communities: Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn. As part of statewide and national networks we are able to help seniors and families find resources both locally and long distance.
Our dedicated and talented staff, volunteers and provider network diligently work toward a common goal of enabling people to remain as independent as possible given their unique limitations. With a strong record of success, Minuteman Senior Services has acquired a reputation for excellence in meeting the changing needs of families and individuals coping with the issues of long term care.
Minuteman Senior Services acknowledges and respects people from all walks of life. We aim to foster inclusion by creating an atmosphere of understanding, safety and acceptance.
Our primary service area covers 16 communities north and west of Boston (as shown below), although we can help people begin their search for resources in other areas.