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Harvard Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip code 01451 and others nearby

Home Care in Harvard Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Harvard, Massachusetts 01451
800-869-6418

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

Harvard Council on Aging
13 Ayer Road
Harvard MA 01451
978-456-4120

The Council on Aging serves Harvard residents over 60 years of age, providing services, referrals, and information resources on a wide variety of topics. Social opportunities, educational experiences, financial counseling resources, transportation, therapeutic needs, and other opportunities fall within the Council's scope.


Harvard Fire Department
13 Ayer Road
Harvard MA 01451
978-456-3648


Harvard Police Department
40 Ayer Road
Harvard MA 01451
978-456-1212


Harvard Sentinel
Harvard MA

For local Harvard news related to aging and elder issues, read this newsletter for the seniors of Harvard.


MART Van
Harvard MA
978-456-4120

The Mart Van is available for people over 60 and for those under 60 with disabilities. Trips can be for a variety of reasons, but medical appointments always receive priority. The van is NOT wheelchair accessible.

Schedule is Monday – Friday; please call 48 hours in advance to (978) 456-4100.

Destinations: Harvard & surrounding towns, Concord – Leominster area, Boston and Worcester areas for medical appointments only


Minuteman Senior Services
26 Crosby Dr
Bedford MA 01730
781.272.7177

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 Harvard Massachusetts

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.


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.


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Harvard 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.


Vendors Serving Harvard Massachusetts

CVS Pharmacy
106 Boston Road
Groton MA
978-448-5249

Full service pharmacy located in Groton, MA.


Harvard Pharmacy
Still River Rd
Harvard MA 01451
978-456-3583

Local Harvard MA pharmacy


Assisted Living Communities Serving Harvard Massachusetts

Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook
10 Devon Drive
Acton MA 01720
978-268-0131

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


Brookdale Cushing Park
300 West Farm Pond Road
Framingham MA 01702
508-628-7700

Brookdale Cushing Park, formerly Emeritus at Farm Pond, is a Senior Living community in Framingham, MA. Our community, located on over 100 acres in Framingham, MA, provides independent living, assisted living and memory care for seniors. Brookdale Cushing Park offers its residents a continuum of care from independent and retirement living to assisted living if needed. On its campus, Brookdale Cushing Park has 21 cottages, the Maples, which are 100 freestanding senior apartment buildings as well as the Oaks which is a freestanding assisted living building with a memory care neighborhood.


Carleton Willard Village
100 Old Billerica Road
Bedford MA 01730
781.275.8700

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.


Chelmsford Crossings
199 Chelmsford Street
Chelmsford MA 01824
978-674-5278

Chelmsford Crossing services include Assisted Living and Short Term Care. It is part of the Benchmark Senior Living network, which has dozens of facilities throughout New England, including more than 20 in Massachusetts. In addition to Leominster, the network includes facilities in Leominster, Newton, Waltham, and several other Massachusetts communities.


Leominster Crossings
1160 Main Street
Leominster MA 01453
978-751-3230

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
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.


RiverCourt Residences
8 West Main Street, Rt. 225
West Groton MA 01450
978-448-4122

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 Leominster
6 Beth Avenue at Route 12
Leominster MA 01453
978-537-7600

Sunrise of Leominster offers three levels of service: assisted living, Alzheimer's and Memory Care, and short terms stays. The Sunrise network includes nearby facilities in Weston, Wayland, and Burlington, MA, among a total of 12 in Massachusetts.


Health Care Facilities Serving Harvard 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.


Emerson Hospital
133 Old Road to 9 Acre Corner
Concord MA 01742
978-369-1400

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


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.


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.


 

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