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Support Services for Caregivers

Grandparents Support Flyer

Free Telephone Information and Referral through our Aging Information Center
Resource specialists may answer questions and provide free advice and referrals to local, statewide and national services for older adults, caregivers and professionals. Call Minuteman Senior Services 1-888-222-6171 or call 1-800-AGE-INFO, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, or email Minuteman Senior Services elderinfo@minutemansenior.org.

Family Caregiver Support Program
Our Care Advisor and Caregiver Specialist may provide resources, education, guidance, training and empowerment, and support to those caring for older adults, those caring for a person with Alzheimer's Disease or related disorder, grandparents and relative caregivers of children, and relative caregivers of an adult child with a disability. Our trained and compassionate staff may provide phone consultations or a home visit depending on each family's individual needs. The program's goal is to enhance the quality of life for families and caregivers regardless of income.

Care Managers
Care Managers may provide an in-home assessment, and ongoing support for caregivers. They coordinate in-home services, monitor care, and offer assistance on residential placement if needed. Service is available to older adults qualifying for state programs and on a private pay basis for all others.

Memory Disorder Consultation
An in-home consultation with a Memory Disorder Specialist may be available to Minuteman Senior Services consumers as part of their service plan, and is available on a private pay basis for all others. The consultation encompasses a comprehensive evaluation, one-on-one education on diagnosis and disease process, communication, behavior management, personal care, activities and recreation, caregiver supports and services, and home safety.

These services are funded in whole/part by Title III funds through the Older Americans Act. Persons receiving service under the Older Americans Act must be provided with an opportunity to make a voluntary, confidential donation toward the cost of that service. Any donations received are put directly into program enhancement, and allow more people to be served. There is no obligation to contribute, and any contribution you make is voluntary and will in no way influence service delivery.