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Waltham Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip codes 02451, 02452, 02453, 02454, and others nearby

Home Care in Waltham Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
800-869-6418

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

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.


Waltham Council on Aging
488 Main Street
Waltham MA 02452
781-899-7228

Waltham Council on Aging shall promote individual input seeking support for elder services through legislation, grant proposals and activity in policy making; to identify the needs of the community's elderly population and available resources to meet such needs.


Waltham MA Fire Dept
175 Lexington St
Waltham MA 02451
781-314-3710


Waltham MA Police Dept
155 Lexington Street
Waltham MA 02451
781-642-6166


Senior Services Serving Waltham Massachusetts

Cooperative Elder Services
7 Chamberlin Drive
Concord MA 01742
978-318-0046

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"
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.


Transportation - medical & grocery
Waltham MA
781-899-7228

Council on Aging Medical Van:
Free transportation to medical appointments within Waltham is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Make reservations as soon as possible. The van provides curb to curb service. Wheelchair service is available.

Council on Aging Shopping Bus:
Available on Thursdays at 8:20 a.m. to Hannaford Market and 12:20 p.m. to Shaw's Market. Each shopping trip is 1 hour 15 minutes.


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Waltham 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.


Vendors Serving Waltham Massachusetts

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.


Rogers Pharmacy Inc.
923 Main Street
Waltham MA 02451
781-894-1800
info@rogersrxwaltham.com

Rogers Pharmacy is still a privately held company that continues to carry forth the principles that John Rogers created back in 1936.


Theatre Pharmacy
1784 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington MA 02420
781-862-4480

Theatre Pharmacy, open since 1935, is an independent pharmacy located in the middle of Lexington Center, on Massachusetts Avenue. The pharmacy serves the needs of customers living in Arlington, Bedford, Burlington, Waltham and Winchester and of course Lexington. Full service pharmacy offering home delivery.


West Concord Pharmacy
1212 Main Street
Concord MA 01742
978-369-3100

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 Waltham Massachusetts

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings
126 Smith Street
Waltham MA 02451
781-609-7145

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings offers Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care. A variety of floor plans for studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments are available.


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.


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.


EPOCH Senior Living
51 Sawyer Road
Suite 500
Waltham MA 02453
781-891-0777

EPOCH Senior Living services meet the dynamic needs of the aging – from assisted living to short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing and memory care for loved ones with Alzheimer's, dementia and other forms of memory loss.


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.


Newbury Court
80 Deaconess Road
Concord MA 01742
978-369-5155

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.


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.


The Dorothy Frances Home
704 Beaver Street
Waltham MA 02452
781-891-0840
info@thedorothyfranceshome.com

The Dorothy Frances Home was established in 1994. Dorothy developed Alzheimer's, and her family wanted to keep her at home as well as offer a home-like environment for others
facing the same situation. The Dorothy Frances Home offers a social model adult day care program. Day care is available seven days per week, and very flexible hours are offered since they have caregivers on staff 24 hours per day.


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 Waltham 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.


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


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.


Maristhill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
66 Newton Street
Waltham MA 02453-6063
781-893-0240

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
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.


Waltham Urgent Care Center
9 Hope Avenue
Waltham MA 02453
781-893-7000

Newton-Wellesley Urgent Care Center – Waltham provides unscheduled, walk-in treatment for minor illnesses and injuries that require medical attention but are not life threatening. The Center offers access to physicians and nursing care.

With a written physician order, laboratory, X-ray and ultrasound services are also available. Physician-requested services may be offered at different times than our walk-in clinic hours so check the hours with your doctor's office.


Education - General Serving Waltham Massachusetts

News and information about upcoming events for the senior citizens of Waltham, MA


 

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