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Brookline Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip codes 02445, 02446, and others nearby

Home Care in Brookline Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Brookline, Massachusetts 02445
800-869-6418

Caring Companion Home Care, an independent, locally-owned Massachusetts home care agency, provides a homecare caregiver to families in Brookline, 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 Brookline Massachusetts

Brookline Council on Aging
93 Winchester Street
Brookline MA 02446
617-730-2777

The Brookline Council on Aging is a Town agency responsible for planning, coordinating and providing comprehensive services for Brookline residents age 60 and over. They work with other town agencies and community service providers to enhance the quality of life for their elders. The Brookline Senior Center is a Town gathering place dedicated to enriching the aging experience for Brookline seniors over the age of 60.

They provide a rich, diverse environment with a wide range of opportunities, programs and services in the areas of health, learning, art, socialization, nutrition, and recreation. Their goal is to help seniors maintain their independence and continue to be active members of their community. They believe wholeheartedly in enhancing growth, dignity and a sense of belonging while encouraging individual contributions and the sharing of life.


Brookline MA Fire Dept
350 Washington Street
Brookline MA
617-730-2260


Brookline MA Police Dept
350 Washington Street
Brookline MA 02445
617-730-2222


Brookline Senior Center
93 Winchester Street
Brookline MA 02446
617-730-2770
info@brooklineseniorcenter.org

Brookline Senior Center is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization offering a wide range of programs and services in health, arts, nutrition and recreation. Teachers, social workers and volunteers provide instruction, assistance and friendship eight hours a day, five days a week. The Center welcomes everyone regardless of age, income, disability, sexual, ethnic or religious background.


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 Brookline Massachusetts

Brookline Elder Taxi System (BETS)
Brookline MA
617-730-2740

50% discount on cabs for low-to-moderate income Brookline residents


Brookline Elderbus
617-730-2778

The Elderbus runs Monday through Friday. All times are approximate due to traffic. A suggested donation of $0.50 is requested. The Elderbus hotline is 617-730-2778. This bus is sponsored by the Brookline Council on Aging.


Brookline Senior Lunch Program
93 Winchester Street
Brookline MA 02446
617-730-2770

Springwell Lunch at Brookline Senior Center & Home Delivery
617. 730. 2770, 617. 926. 4100


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.


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Brookline 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.


Goddard House
165 Chestnut St
Brookline MA 02446
617-731-8500

The Goddard House name has been serving the needs of older adults in the Boston area since 1849 when it opened the first private, non-profit home for elders in Massachusetts. A not-for-profit organization since its founding, Goddard House owns and operates Goddard House Assisted Living at 165 Chestnut Street, Brookline, MA 02445. It has seventy-five traditional apartments and forty apartments in its Olmsted Place program for those who require specialized memory support services in a secured setting.


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 Brookline Massachusetts

Boylston Place at Chestnut Hill
615 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill MA
(617) 243-9990

Boylston Place at Chestnut Hill is a senior living community that provides traditional independent living and assisted living. The community offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments.


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.


Health Care Facilities Serving Brookline Massachusetts

Arbor HRI Hospital
227 Babcock St
Brookline MA
617-731-3200

Arbour Health System offers a continuum of mental health services to older adults, whether in the hospital, in the community or in extended care facilities. Inpatient programs offer rapid assessment and focused intervention in a short-term inpatient setting. Patients who can benefit are those with major mental illness, dementia with a primary psych diagnosis, or those with acute changes in behavior or cognition that require evaluation and/or stabilization. Arbour also offers outpatient geropsychiatry services through Arbour Counseling Services, with 11 locations throughout eastern 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.


Lahey Clinic
41 Mall Rd
Burlington MA 01805
781.744.5100

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, encompasses an ambulatory care center serving more than 3,000 patients each day and a 317-bed hospital. Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, serves more than 800 outpatients each day and includes a 10-bed hospital. Both feature 24-hour emergency departments, and an American College of Surgeons verified Level II Trauma Center is based at the Burlington facility.


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.


Newton-Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington St.
Newton MA 02462
617-243-6000

Nationally-recognized Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a member of the Partners HealthCare network, which includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Their combined resources make Partners one of the pre-eminent medical research, teaching, and clinical centers in the country. Newton-Wellesley was designated as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades, and in 2005 was named to Consumer Digest's list of 50 Exceptional Hospitals for Quality Nationwide.


Rogerson Brookline Adult Day Health Program
93 Winchester Street
Brookline MA 02446
617-383-6012

Rogerson Brookline Adult Day Health Program a day program developed and managed by Rogerson Communities, offers adults with memory loss an array of therapeutic activities and access to needed health services.


Royal Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
188 Commonwealth Road
Wayland MA 01778
508-653-8500
lmoulis@royalHealthGroup.Com

Royal Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, formerly Wayland Rehab, provides post acute hospital stay care, such as rehab/physical therapy, skilled nursing, activities, as well as long term care.


Education - General Serving Brookline Massachusetts

Brookline, MA news & info for seniors
Brookline MA
781-433-8334

News and information of interest to senior citizens in Brookline.


 

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