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Belmont Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip code 02478 and others nearby

Home Care in Belmont Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Belmont, Massachusetts 02478
800-869-6418

Caring Companion Home Care, an independent, locally-owned Massachusetts home care agency, provides a homecare caregiver to families in Belmont, Massachusetts and surrounding towns who need senior home health care or companions for the elderly.

Services include personal care, companionship, medication reminders, local transportation, and related tasks.

CCHC provides an industry-leading communications system that includes daily reports and photos on a private, secure, family web portal.

Home Care Services Available

  • • Personal Care
  • • Medication Reminders
  • • Companionship & Conversation
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  • • Laundry
  • • Meal Preparation
  • • Light Housework
  • • Assistance with Grooming
  • • Mobility Support
  • • Bathing Assistance
  • • Alzheimer's Care
  • • Live-in & Hourly Visits
  • • Dressing Assistance
  • • Help with Toileting
  • • Local Transportation
  • • Groceries & Errands
  • • Home Safety Monitoring

State & Local Organizations Serving Belmont Massachusetts

Belmont Council on Aging
Beech Street Center
266 Beech Street
Belmont MA 02478
617.993.2970

The Council on Aging is charged with the responsibility of advocating on behalf of the seniors of Belmont and with ensuring that their social, financial and healthcare needs are met. Services include transportation for shopping and medical needs by reservation; nutrition services, (meals on wheels and daily luncheon); social services ( confidential referrals and help with concerns); programs and newsletter (cultural, educational, recreational, holiday observance, entitlement, athletic, and social).


Belmont MA Fire Dept
299 Trapelo Road
Belmont MA 02478
617-993-2200


Belmont MA Police Dept
460 Concord Avenue
Belmont MA 02478
617-993-2500


Springwell
307 Waverley Oaks Rd.
Suite 205
Waltham MA 02452
617-926-4100
inforef@springwell.com

Springwell is an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving Belmont, Brookline, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley and Weston. ASAPs operate under a state contract to coordinate and deliver a wide range of services to senior citizens in their regions.


Senior Services Serving Belmont Massachusetts

COA Transportation
Beech Street Center
266 Beech Street
Belmont MA 02478
617.993.2970

The Council on Aging transportation dept. offers rides for medical purposes to Belmont and surrounding areas, and will also offer rides for social purposes (i.e. hairdressers, local shopping) on an as needed basis, subject to availability. Medical rides supersede all others. Suggested donation for a ride from the Council-On-Aging for any purpose is $2.00 dollars each way.


Home Delivered Meals - Springwell
617-926-4100
inforef@springwell.com

Eligibility Requirements

60 years of age or older, and
Have a physical, emotional or cognitive impairment, and/or
Have inadequate kitchen facilities to prepare nutritionally adequate meals, or be unable to attend a Community Dining Site and lack a support system to assist with meal preparation.


MBTA - "The Ride"
1.888.844.0355

THE RIDE serves 62 Massachusetts towns with service for registered customers. Vehicles have lifts to accommodate as many as possible for this invaluable paratransit service.


The "BelderBus" offers pre-reserved rides for grocery shopping, the Arsenal Mall, the daily nutrition site and COA programs
"Medi-Van" offers pre-reserved rides to and from medical appointments in Belmont and some surrounding towns
Rides to other services in town
MBTA "Ride" applications available
Referrals for other transportation needs


Weekday Luncheon
Beech Street Center
266 Beech Street
Belmont MA 02478
617.993.2970

In order to guarantee we will have enough meals for everyone, you MUST register for lunch by 11:30 a.m. the day before a meal (that means by 11:30 on Friday for a Monday meal and by 11:30 the day before a holiday closing for a meal after the holiday). The food is ordered in advance. Meals are open to anyone 60 or older and there are no income restrictions. The suggested donation is $1.75, but please give more if you can.


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Belmont Massachusetts

Alzheimer's Assoc of MA and NH
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown MA 02472
617.868.6718

The Alzheimer's Association has a wealth of resources for families facing Alzheimer's disease - information, support groups, local medical resources, news, and events. They provide a great of funding for Alzheimer's research and sponsor many fund-raising events across the country.


Windsor House
Cambridge Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139
617-547-7836
cambridgestaff@windsorhouse.org

New Communities Services, Inc. was founded in 1973 as a Massachusetts Charitable Corporation and is a 501 c3 corporation. Windsor House Adult Day Health Programs is New Communities Services' geriatric division. Windsor House operates four lively cost-effective adult day health centers that improve the quality of life for participants and their families. Windsor House provides geriatric medical care, social services, specialized care for clients with cognitive impairment, and meals.


Assisted Living Communities Serving Belmont Massachusetts

Cadbury Commons at Cambridge
66 Sherman St
Cambridge MA 02140-3527
617-868-0575

Cadbury Commons is a 74 unit, three-story, Certified Assisted Living Residence situated in North Cambridge, just minutes from Harvard Square. They offer Studio, One-bedroom or One-bedroom with Den apartments and services for Independent Living, Assisted Living, Respite stays, and a special memory unit for residents suffering from Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.


Evans Park at Newton Corner
430 Centre Street
Newton MA 02458
617-454-4431

Located in the heart of Newton Corner, Evans Park is in refurbished building combines the historic renovation of a residential hotel built in 1905 with new construction on the site of the city's original public library. Evans Park's amenities include a state-of-the-art exercise room, movie lounge, bistro/pub area, a quiet library, and numerous activity rooms. The community offers Assisted Living, Memory Care, and short-term Respite Care.


MA Assisted Living Facilities Association (MASS-ALFA)
135 Beaver Street
Waltham MA 02451
781.622.5999

The Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association (Mass ALFA) is a not-for-profit association that provides information and advocacy for operators of assisted living facilities in Massachusetts. It is a good resource for finding a residence via their searchable database of Massachusetts facilities.


Maplewood at Weston
99 Norumbega Road
Weston MA 02493
781-899-5505

Maplewood at Weston offers independent living, assisted living, or memory care serving the MetroWest communities of Weston, Newton, Needham, Belmont, Lexington, Natick, Framingham, Wayland, Holliston, Waltham, Brookline and more.


Neville Place at Fresh Pond
Neville Place at Fresh Pond
650 Concord Avenue
Cambridge MA 02138
617.497.8700

Neville Community Partners developed a senior living campus featuring Neville Place, as well as Neville Center, a skilled nursing facility offering short-term rehabilitation and long-term care services. Neville Place serves local seniors throughout Cambridge, MA as well as in the neighboring towns of Arlington, Belmont and Watertown, MA.


The Cambridge Homes
360 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge MA 02138
617-876-0369

The not-for-profit Cambridge Homes features 44 independent and assisted living apartments and offers residents a wide variety of cultural, educational, wellness and social programs. The Cambridge Homes is located in an historic Georgian-style building on Mount Auburn Street just a mile from Harvard Square and adjacent to Mount Auburn Hospital.


The Commons in Lincoln
1 Harvest Circle
Lincoln MA 01773
877-343-3020

The Commons in Lincoln is a continuing care community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skill Nursing & Rehabilitation.


Youville House Assisted Living
1575 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138
617-876-4344

Youville House is located in the heart of Cambridge, just minutes from Harvard and Inman Squares. Youville House and Youville Place are members of Covenant Health, a New England-wide, Catholic, not-for-profit health and elder care system founded by the Grey Nuns. Covenant seeks to be known as a leader in values-based health care, elder care, and social services throughout the region. Youville offers 95 private studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments complete with kitchenettes, bathrooms, and individually controlled heating and air-conditioning. Youville House shares its campus with Spaulding Hospital.


Youville Place
Senior Center
10 Pelham Road
Lexington MA 02421
781.861.3535

Youville Place is an assisted living offering private studio and one bedroom apartments for long-term living or short-term respite stays. It is the only mission oriented, not-for-profit assisted living residence in the area. The community offers 92 private studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments complete with kitchenette, bathroom, and individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and emergency response systems.


Health Care Facilities Serving Belmont Massachusetts

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
1 Brookline Place
Brookline MA 02445
617-754-5900

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is a fully integrated medical center providing adult services from cardiology to obstetrics, gastrointestinal disorders to cancer care.


Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA 02114
617-726-2000

The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, Mass General has consistently placed among the top hospitals on the
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll since the survey began in 1990. In 2015, Mass General was named #1 in the nation based on quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

In 2013, Mass General was also redesignated a Magnet hospital, the highest honor for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. MGH has a 999-bed medical center, located in the heart of Boston, offering sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. MGH also offers high-quality care and services in four health centers in the Boston area. The hospital also holds concurrent Level 1 verification for adult and pediatric trauma and burn care.


McLean Hospital
115 Mill Street
Belmont MA 02478

McLean Hospital is dedicated to improving the lives of people and families affected by psychiatric illness. The hospital offers clinical services for the following areas:
Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Child and Adolescent Services, Depression and Anxiety, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychotic Disorders, Women's Mental Health.


Education - General Serving Belmont Massachusetts

Belmont Senior News
617.993.2970


 

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