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Wellesley Massachusetts Senior Care Resources

Note: The elder care resources listed on this page serve zip code 02482 and others nearby

Home Care in Wellesley Massachusetts

Caring Companion Home Care
In Your Home
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02482
800-869-6418

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


Wellesley Council on Aging
Wellesley Community Center
219 Washington Street
Wellesley MA 02481
781-235-3961

The mission of the Wellesley Council on Aging is to serve as a supportive family resource as emerging needs of Wellesley residents become more complex; and to advocate for and provide, in a cost-effective manner, a safe, congenial environment where seniors may participate in social, educational, and cultural programs reflective of their needs.


Wellesley MA Fire Dept
457 Worcester Street
Wellesley MA 02481
781.235.1300


Wellesley MA Police Dept
485 Washington St
Wellesley MA 02482
781-235-1212


Senior Services Serving Wellesley 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.


Senior Lunch Program
Wellesley Community Center
219 Washington Street
Wellesley MA 02481
781-235-3961

The Wellesley Council on Aging and the Friends of the Wellesley Council on Aging are excited about the success of our new senior lunch program in partnership with La Riviera Café! Guests are charged $4.00 per meal and must sign up in advance by calling the COA at 781-235-3961. Please be sure to make your reservation no later than 9:30 a.m. the day prior. There is a limit of 26 people on each date and the COA will run a waiting list if needed. Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m.
Please call the Wellesley Council on Aging with any questions at 781-235-3961


The Wellesley Townsman Senior News
Wellesley MA
978-371-5742


Wellesley COA Bus
Wellesley MA
781-938-7841

The Wellesley Council on Aging (COA) bus picks you up at your home and takes you anywhere in town between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Destinations outside of Wellesley include Newton Wellesley Hospital (Newton), Metrowest Medical Center (Natick), Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital (Needham), and Woodland T Stop (Newton).

Cost:
Tickets are $1.00 each way or $2.00 round-trip. You can purchase tickets between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Council on Aging office at 219 Washington Street / Wellesley, MA 02481


Volunteer & Charitable Organizations Serving Wellesley 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 Wellesley 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
111 Boston Post Road
Suite 101
Sudbury MA 01776
978.579.3030

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 Wellesley 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.


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.


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.


Heritage Assisted Living
747 Water Street
Framingham MA 01701
508-788-6050

Heritage Assisted Living is owned by Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Corp., a Framingham non-profit that operates both Heritage at Framingham as well as Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Center, a skilled nursing care and short-term rehab community in Natick. Heritage offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and 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.


Sunrise of Weston
135 North Avenue
Weston MA 02493
781-893-2936

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
508-652-6300

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 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.


Traditions of Wayland
10 Green Way
Wayland MA 01778
508-358-0700

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


Health Care Facilities Serving Wellesley 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.


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.


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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