Seniors

Maynard Resources

 

Maynard Council on Aging
Information on a variety of services for seniors, including the COA Van. Phone: 978-897-1009

 

Maynard Council on Aging Van

The Council on Aging van runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and provides low cost transportation to local hospitals, health care providers (doctors, dentists), pharmacies as well as banks, the post office and to the Senior Center. It also provides transportation to Stop & Shop in Acton and Shaw’s in Stow.

 

 

Adult Day Care

 

Adult day care centers provide social, medical and emotional support for those with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. They also afford the caregiver relief from exhausting responsibilities of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease.


Adult Day Centers provide a planned program that includes a variety of social and support services in a protective environment during day time hours.

 

Active Day of Wellesley
165 Worcester Street
Wellesley, MA
781-237-8877

 

Adult Day Center at Youville Place
10 Pelham Rd.
Lexington MA 02421
781-861-9863

 

First Circle Learning Center
80 Maple Street
Lexington, Ma
781-863-5251

 

D’youville Senior Care
981 Varnum Ave.
Lowell MA 01854
978-454-5681

 

Alzheimer’s Adult DayCare
21 Walker St. Lowell
978-458-4844

 

Cooperative Elder Services Inc.
37 B St.
Burlington, MA 01803
781-270-5751

 

Advocacy

 

Advocates act on behalf of seniors on a particular issue. For example senior advocates could engage in action which could include writing letters, contacting political representatives, organizing community meeting and distributing educational materials on a particular issue on the seniors behalf

 

AARP Massachusetts
AARP is the web site for people over 50, whether retired or not. From health and travel to taxes and finances to computers and technology, there are topics for everyone at AARP. The site boasts a colorful, user-friendly interface with print large enough for people to read without squinting. 

 

Massachusetts Association of Older Americans
19 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
617-426-0804

 

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
1 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
617-727-7750

 

Massachusetts Senior Action Council
575 Warren Street
Boston, MA 02121

 

 

 

 

Alzheimer’s Information

 

These organizations can be used to access support, education and resources in dealing with Alzheimer’s

 

Alzheimers Association Massachusetts Chapter
Helpline:1-800-272-3900

 

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Assisted Living

 

Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association
460 Totten Pond Rd.
Waltham, MA
781-622-5999

 

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171

 

Cancer Information

 

American Cancer Society

30 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701
800-227-2345
800-952-7664

 

Hotline for Breast Cancer Support
800-221-2141

 

Disabilities

 

The following resources are available to individuals needing services and support from the following agencies:

 

D.E.A.F Inc.
215 Brighton Ave.
Allston, MA 02134
Voice/TDD 617-254-4041

 

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
48 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
Voice: 617-727-5550
TDD: 800 392-6556

 

Elder Abuse Hotline
Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
800-922-2275

 

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Financial Services

 

Consumer Credit Counseling
8 Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108
617-426-6644
800-308-21227

 

AARP Income Tax Preparation at Maynard Public Library
 

Get your taxes prepared for free at the Maynard Public Library as we host the AARP’s Tax-Aide program.  AARP Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance program. 

 

It serves low and middle income taxpayers with special attention to those ages 60 and older.

 

Social Security Administration
240 Elm Street
Somerville, MA 02144


Maynard Veteran’s Service Office
Claims for services can be made by calling:
978-897-0561

 

Money Management Program
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Property Tax Abatement
Maynard Assessors Office
195 Main Street
Maynard, MA
For information call 978-897-1304

 

 

 

 

 

Food Assistance

 

Maynard Food Pantry
12 Bancroft St.rear
Maynard, MA 01754
The purpose of the food pantry is to provide
food assistance to individuals or families in need.
The Maynard Food Pantry is open from 10 am
to 12 noon for clients to shop free of charge.

 

Meals on Wheels
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Project Bread
Food Source Hotline
617-723-5000
800-645-8333

 

Fuel Assistance

Citizens Energy
Joe-for-Oil
88 Black Falcon Ave.
Boston, MA
617-338-6300

Health Insurance

 

Health Care for All Helpline
800-272-4232

 

MassHealth (Medicaid)
Customer Service Center
800-841-2900

 

Medicare Helpline
800-633-4227

 

Prescription Advantage
800-243-4636

 

SHINE – Medicare Benefits Consulting
Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

Social Security Administration
800-772-1213

 

Hospice

 

Hospice care is appropriate when you can no longer benefit from curative care.


These organizations can educate you to the services offered by hospice and direct you to hospice services in your area.

 

Hospice Care Inc.
100 Sylvan Rd.
Woburn, MA 01801
781-569-2888

 

VNA Care Network and Hospice
120 Thomas St.
Worcester, MA 01608
800-728-1862
508-751-6929

 

Housing

 

Maynard Housing Authority

13 Powder Mill Circle
978-897-8738

Legal Services

 

AARP Legal Services Network
866-330-0753

 

Senior Citizen’s Law Project
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
866-778-0939

Long-Term Care and Assisted Living

 

Massachusetts Department of Public Health,
Division of Care Quality
617-753-8000

 

Massachusetts Extended Care Federation
2310 Washington Street
Newton, MA
800-227-3367
617-558-0202

 

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Mental Health

 

Edinburg Center
169 Elm Street
Waltham,MA
781-894-8440

 

McLean Hospital
115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA 02478
617-855-2000

 

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Massachusetts
Helpline: 781-938-4048

Physical Health

 

American Diabetes Association
800-232-3472

 

American Heart Association
800-242-8721

 

American Parkinson Disease
800-223-2732

 

Arthritis Foundation of Massachusetts
800-766-9449

Safety

 

Alert Response Systems
Reading, MA
877-944-8778
781-944-8778

 

Elder Abuse 24 Hour Hotline


Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
800-922-2275


Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

Phillips Lifeline
111 Lawrence St
Framingham,MA 01702
800-242-1306

Wanderers Alert Registry
617-868-6718
800-572-1122

 

Transportation

 

Maynard Council on Aging

Van Ride
978-897-1032

 

MBTA Senior Pass
145 Dartmouth Street
Boston, MA
617-222-5976

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Maynard Council on Aging
195 Main Street
Maynard, MA
978-897-1009

 

Minuteman Senior Services
888-222-6171
www.minutemansenior.org

 

United Way of Massachusetts Bay
Volunteer Action Center
51 Sleeper St.
Boston, MA 02210

Maynard Public Library 77 Nason Street Maynard, MA 01754 Phone 978-897-1010