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Concord Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip code 01742 and others nearby

Home Care in Concord Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Concord, Massachusetts 01742

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

Concord Council on Aging
Harvey Wheeler Senior Center
1276 Main St
Concord MA 01742

Concord's COA hired a new director, Ginger Quarles, in the summer of 2011. The Concord COA is very active, sponsoring activities and events from its home in the Harvey Wheeler Senior Center.

The YES Club for Young Energetic Seniors offers a range of activities in the community and out of town, and the Friendly Visitor Program helps to prevent isolation from seniors who find it difficult to get out of the house.

At the center, there are a wide range of services (health services, tax prep assistance, heating fuel assistance, computer classes, etc) and interest groups.

Concord MA Fire Dept
209 Walden Street
Concord MA 01742

Concord MA Police Dept
219 Walden Street
Concord 01742

Harvey Wheeler Senior Center
1276 Main St
Concord MA 01742

Harvey Wheeler hosts many social and community service activities. The center was recently renovated and shares space with the Concord Children's Center. Health services like blood pressure clinics, social events like movies and meals, enrichment events like interest groups and lectures all take place here.

Minuteman Senior Services
26 Crosby Dr
Bedford MA 01730

Minuteman Senior Services is an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving communities in the MetroWest Boston area. ASAPs operate under a state contract to coordinate and deliver a wide range of services to senior citizens in their regions.

Senior Services Serving Concord Massachusetts

Carleton Willard At Home
Carleton-Willard At Home
P.O.Box 936
Bedford MA 01730

Carleton-Willard At Home is a nonprofit membership service that gives you the help and support you need right in your own home. Services include everything from plumbers and electricians to transportation and home care ... serving Bedford, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, and Lincoln.


Concord's COA offers a van that operates Monday through Friday, except for holidays between 8:40 AM and 4.00 PM. It is best not to schedule late afternoon appointments, to avoid schedule problems. Within town limits, a $2 donation for a van ride is requested. A wheelchair accessible van is also available.

Concord COA Van
Harvey Wheeler Senior Center
1276 Main St
Concord and nearby towns MA 01742

The Council on Aging can provide transportation on a first come, first served basis to Concord seniors around town for doctor's appointments, trips to the bank, haircuts, visits to a friend, events at the Council on Aging and so on. The Council on Aging van runs Monday through Friday, except for holidays. The first pickup of the day is 8:40 AM and the final pickup to return home is at 3:30 PM.

The donation for a van ride, within the town limits, is $2 round trip. We recommend that you make appointments as early as possible (they can be booked weeks ahead). Individuals riding the Council On Aging van must be able to get on and off the van independently or must bring an escort to assist them. Emergency information must be on file in the office for seniors riding on the van. Please call 978-318-3020 to book your ride.

We are happy to provide a variety of shopping opportunities each month, but it is important that you call for a reservation in advance. You may sign up at any time. To save room, each shopper is limited to five (5) shopping bags. The van driver will help carry your bags if you are unable to do so.

Monday: 2nd and 4th week of the month - Roche Brothers (and other stores
within shopping plaza) or Kmart.
Pickups start at 1:00 PM. $2.00 charge

Thursday: 3rd week of the month - Market Basket, Westford.
Pickups start at 12:45 PM $3.00 charge
4th week of the month - Trader Joe's Plaza, Acton.
Pickups start at 1:00 PM $2.00 charge

Friday: Crosby's Marketplace, Rocky's Ace Hardware and CVS in Concord.
Pickups start at 12:40 PM. $2.00 charge


The COA also has a wheelchair accessible van. If an individual cannot propel their own chair to and from the van, they must have an escort to assist them. This is a curb to curb service.

Cooperative Elder Services
7 Chamberlin Drive
Concord MA 01742

CES provides Adult Day Health and Alzheimer Day Care Services to elders and disabled adults. Locations in Lexington, Arlington, Concord, and Burlington.

MBTA - "The Ride"

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.

For seniors who live alone and cannot prepare food for themselves, Meals on Wheels can be a godsend. Friendly volunteers deliver meals and often can provide some social stimulation in an otherwise lonely day. Recipients must be at least 60 years old. Services can be for a short period, such as recovery from surgery, or for an indefinite period. Meals are federally subsidized under the Older Americans Act.

Senior Lunch and Bingo
Harvey Wheeler Senior Center
1276 Main St
Concord MA 01742
(978) 318-3020

If you love good food, the weekly Wednesday lunch is for you! Each Wednesday at NOON a group from the community caters a great, nutritious meal. Their is a $2.00 charge. You must call the COA, at (978) 318-3020 to make your reservation no later than Monday. On the first Wednesday of each month we celebrate all of the birthdays that fall in that month. After the meal, all are welcome to stay for bingo.

Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Concord Massachusetts

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

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.

Vendors Serving Concord Massachusetts

Bay State Elder Law
179 Great Road, Suite 109
Acton MA 01720

Elder Law Services
Founded by a Nurse Attorney, Bay State Elder Law is committed to offering comprehensive legal advice for you and your loved ones. Whether you are planning ahead to pass on your estate to your children, seeking to qualify for Medicaid or Veteran’s Benefits, or in the middle of a care crisis and need help to make important choices about your long-term care options, Bay State Elder Law has the compassion, knowledge and expertise to help you and your family. Their experienced staff will work with you to ensure that your loved one receives the highest level of care while protecting your home and your savings at one of the most frail and vulnerable times of your lives. Their offices are located in both Acton, Sudbury and Lexington, Massachusetts.

CVS in Bedford
199 Great Road
Bedford MA 01730

Drive-Thru Pharmacy
Accepts SNAP

Sudbury Pharmacy
447 Boston Post Road
Sudbury MA 01776

Custom Compounding Medical & Surgical Supplies, Blister Packaging, Free Delivery Available

West Concord Pharmacy
1212 Main Street
Concord MA 01742

West Concord Pharmacy is a full service independent pharmacy, and their weekday home delivery service reaches Concord, Lincoln, and Maynard. Free, handicap accessible parking is available. The product line includes prescription items as well as specialty items such as medical supplies, surgical stockings, and homeopathic items.

Assisted Living Communities Serving Concord Massachusetts

Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook
10 Devon Drive
Acton MA 01720

Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook offers excellent care for our senior residents through assisted living, memory care, and respite care services.

Carleton Willard Village
100 Old Billerica Road
Bedford MA 01730

Carleton Willard Village is a charitable, not-for-profit community offering a flexible range of services, including independent living apartments and cluster homes, assistance in living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and support for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Concord Park
68 Commonwealth Ave
Concord MA 01742

Concord Park offers independent and assisted living, and is conveniently located adjacent to the train station in the heart of West Concord's shopping village. It is sponsored by the Volunteers of America and is managed by Senior Living Residences of Boston.

Leominster Crossings
1160 Main Street
Leominster MA 01453

Residents of Leominster Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities.

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

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.

Newbury Court
80 Deaconess Road
Concord MA 01742

Newbury Court, a not-for-profit residence, has been in Concord since 1994. The community offers a variety of living options and choice in services. Newbury Court provides a continuum of services and amenities as client needs change. Should a client find the need for further assistance with household chores or personal care, rather than trying to find the help, or worse, consider relocation, the community coordinates the provision of those services in the home. If rehabilitation or nursing care should become necessary, Newbury Court is home to Rivercrest Wellness and Rehab. A memory support assisted living neighborhood, The Gardens, is also on site providing a supportive, homelike environment for those with memory loss. Emergency services are also readily available at Emerson Hospital just around the corner.

Orchard Hill Assisted Living
761 Boston Post Road
Sudbury MA 01776

Orchard Hill Assisted Living was built in 1999 and is privately owned by Clifford Hughes, who grew up in Sudbury and is acquainted with many of the residents living at Orchard Hill from the Metro West area. More than 50% of the community’s foot print has been designated for communal gathering spaces. Orchard Hill is comprised of 45 one bedroom and studio apartments, equipped with individual climate controls, a full bathroom and kitchenette with stovetop, microwave and a refrigerator with freezer.

RiverCourt Residences
8 West Main Street, Rt. 225
West Groton MA 01450

At RiverCourt Residences Senior Living Facility the community offers independent living, assisted living and memory care solutions to families and professionals who want their loved ones and older adults in their lives to enjoy the life they planned.

Sunrise of Weston
135 North Avenue
Weston MA 02493

Sunrise offers assisted living and short-term stays and is located just minutes from routes 128, 117, 20 and 30, I-95 and the Massachusetts Turnpike with easy access to the Lahey Clinic, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospitals and Emerson Hospital. Situated in a building which was originally a country inn in the 1800s. Close to the Burlington Mall, the Chestnut Hill Mall, the Natick Collection and a multitude of restaurants in nearby Waltham, Chestnut Hill, Natick, Wellesley and Boston

Sunrise Senior Living of Wayland
285 Commonwealth Road (Rt 30)
Wayland MA 01778

Offering assisted living, a Reminiscence Neighborhood tailored for those needing memory loss care, coordination of hospice care, short–term stays and around–the–clock personal care by certified nursing assistants (CNAs).

The Commons in Lincoln
1 Harvest Circle
Lincoln MA 01773

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

Traditions of Wayland
10 Green Way
Wayland MA 01778

Traditions of Wayland offers Independent, Assisted, and Reflections Memory Care Living.

Youville House Assisted Living
1575 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

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

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 Concord Massachusetts

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
1 Brookline Place
Brookline MA 02445

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.

Emerson Hospital
133 Old Road to 9 Acre Corner
Concord MA 01742

Metrowest Boston residents have been going to Emerson Hospital in Concord MA since it was founded in 1911. It is not named for Concord's most famous Emerson (Ralph Waldo), but for his nephew Charles.

Emerson Hospital is affiliated with many of the best medical facilities in the country, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Lahey Clinic, Children's Hospital Boston, and Tufts Medical Center.

Emerson has nearly 200 beds and over 300 activie physicians

Lahey Clinic
41 Mall Rd
Burlington MA 01805

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.

Maristhill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
66 Newton Street
Waltham MA 02453-6063

Maristhill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers Rehabilitation, Nursing/skilled care, Short-term care, and Respite stays. Marist is a member of Covenant Health, a values-based, Catholic not-for-profit health care system based in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Covenant Health sponsors hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder services throughout New England.

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA 02114

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.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington St.
Newton MA 02462

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.

80 Deaconess Road
Concord MA 01742
978-369-5151, x332

Rivercrest is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and is Medicare and Medicaid certified. Under the guidance of a Medical Director, the interdisciplinary care team which includes nurses, therapists, and social workers, conference regularly to ensure that each patient receives the proper care. A broad range of consultant physicians is available to assist the Rivercrest team.

Royal Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
188 Commonwealth Road
Wayland MA 01778

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.

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