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Watertown Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip codes 02472, 02471, 02477, and others nearby

Home Care in Watertown Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
800-869-6418

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


Watertown Council on Aging
Watertown Senior Center
31 Marshall St
Watertown MA 02472
617-972-6490

The Watertown Council on Aging Board is a group of interested volunteers appointed by the Town Manager to serve the needs and improve the quality of life for all Watertown seniors focusing on outreach, advocacy, and education.


Watertown MA Fire Dept
99 Main St
Watertown MA 02472
(617) 972-6512


Watertown MA Police Dept
552 Main Street
Watertown MA 02472
617-972-6500


Watertown Senior Center
31 Marshall St
Watertown MA 02472
617-972-6490

The Watertown Senior Center provides a variety of social, health, educational, recreational, advocacy and support programs designed to help Watertown’s older adults remain a vital part of the community. The Senior Center is fully accessible to individuals with physical disabilities


Senior Services Serving Watertown Massachusetts

Busy Bee Transportation
Watertown MA
1-800-427-0230

Watertown seniors needing transportation to medical appointments may contact Busy Bee Transportation at 1-800-427-0230 for a ride. Medical transportation is available Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and reservations must be made at least three days in advance. A donation of $3.00 each way for local transportation (inside Watertown or Cambridge,) and $4.00 each way for transportation to appointments outside of Watertown or Cambridge is requested.


Congregate Lunch Program
Woodland Towers
55 Waverley Ave
Watertown MA 02472
617-923-2769

Monday - Friday at 11:30 am
Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 pm

Springwell administers the federally funded Congregate Lunch Program. A $1.75 donation is requested. Call 617-923-2769 one day in advance between 9:00 am and 10:30 am, Monday - Friday to reserve. Call by 12:30 pm on Thursday for a weekend reservation.


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.


The Watertown Senior Shuttle travels a fixed route throughout Watertown to take seniors grocery shopping, and we continually adjust the route to accommodate new riders, and request a $0.25 donation each way.


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Watertown 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.


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.


Vendors Serving Watertown 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.


Assisted Living Communities Serving Watertown 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.


Brigham House
341 Mount Auburn St
Watertown MA 02472
617-923-7779

Brigham House is a HallKeen community offering assisted living, Alzheimer's, and respite care services in Watertown.


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.


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.


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.


Sunrise of Arlington Senior Living
1395 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington MA 02476
781.643.2100

Sunrise of Arlington is located minutes from Arlington center and offers Assisted Living, Alzheimer's & Memory Care, and Short term stays.


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.


Health Care Facilities Serving Watertown 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.


CHA Cambridge Hospital
1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge MA 02139

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is an alliance of hospitals (including Cambridge Hospital) and neighborhood health centers serving Cambridge and Somerville.


Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford
170 Governors Ave
Medford MA 02155
781.306.6000

Hallmark Health System is the premier, charitable provider of vital health services to Boston's northern communities and is the official healthcare partner of the Boston Bruins. The system includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford; Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose; Hallmark Health Cancer Center, Stoneham; The CHEM Center for MRI, Stoneham; The CHEM Center for Radiation Oncology, Stoneham; Hallmark Health Medical Center, Reading; Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice; Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing and Radiography Programs, Medford and Hallmark Health Medical Associates, Inc. Hallmark Health is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital for cardiology and Tufts Medical Center for neonatology.


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.


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 Watertown Massachusetts

Watertown Senior News
Watertown MA
781-433-8367


 

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