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Newton Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip codes 02458, 02459, 02460, 02461, 02462, 02464, 02466, and others nearby

Home Care in Newton Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Newton, Massachusetts 02458
800-869-6418

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

Newton Council on Aging
Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut St
Newtonville MA 02460
617-796-1671

The Newton Council on Aging (COA) is a group of interested volunteers, appointed by the mayor, to serve the needs of and improve the quality of life for all Newton Seniors focusing on advocacy education, outreach, and legislation.


Newton MA Fire Dept
1164 Centre Street
Newton MA 02459
617-796-2210


Newton MA Police Dept
1321 Washington St
Newton MA 02465
617-796-2100


Newton Senior Center
Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut St
Newtonville MA 02460
617-796-1660

The Nationally Accredited Newton Senior Center is a vibrant community where people gather in an atmosphere that promotes and utilizes life experiences and skills.


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 Newton Massachusetts

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.


Newton Senior Transportation System
Newton MA
617-796-1288

All transportation services (Senior Center Transportation, Medical & Other Transportation and Shopper’s Service) are bundled together as one, with Veteran’s Taxi as the sole provider. Riders must call 617-796-1288 to reserve all trips and must submit a voucher, available at the Senior Center. Reservations should be made 3 business days in advance.


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Newton 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.


Scandinavian Living Center
206 Waltham Street
W. Newton MA 02465
617-527-6566

The Scandinavian Living Center, a non-profit organization, was created to emulate the best in the Scandinavian model of older adult assisted living. The philosophy was to promote the development of a small community with large common areas. The Center has forty single bedroom apartments.

The assisted living center, with its forty apartments and a variety of open spaces, promotes an intimate family-like atmosphere unusual in larger facilities. More than fifty percent of the space is dedicated to common area use that enhances the collective well-being of the community.


Vendors Serving Newton Massachusetts

Andrews Pharmacy
324 Weston Rd
Wellesley MA 02482
781-235-1001

Andrews Pharmacy offers a service to assisted living facilities and individuals with specific medication management needs. With this service, they fill and automatically deliver all the customers' prescriptions in a customized blister pack.


Bay State Elder Law
114 Waltham Street
Lexington MA 02421
978.263.0006

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.


Assisted Living Communities Serving Newton 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.


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.


Carmel Terrace
933 Central Street
Framingham MA 01701
508-788-8000

Carmel Terrace is owned by the Carmelite Order, founded by Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa, O. Carm., who founded the congregation of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm in New York City in 1929. Located in Framingham, Massachusetts, Carmel Terrace offers senior living, assisted living, and independent living to all communities inlcuding Ashland, Holliston, Millis, Natick, Newton, Sudbury, Wellesley, Marlborough, Wellesley Hills, Needham, Waltham, Weston, and Wayland. A non-profit organization such as Carmel Terrace exists for charitable reasons rooted in the works for the good of a specific group of people, the residents.


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.


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.


The Falls at Cordingly Dam
2300 Washington Street
Newton MA 02462
617-454-4808

A magnificent waterfall that once powered an 18th century mill creates a dramatic setting for The Falls at Cordingly Dam. The community offers Assisted Living, Memory Care, and short-term Respite Care.


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.


Health Care Facilities Serving Newton 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.


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
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.


Rivercrest
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
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 Newton Massachusetts

Newton TAB Senior News
Newton MA
781-433-8367


 

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