Provides assistance to adults 16 years and older who, because of illness, weakness, disability, or advanced age, cannot live safely at home alone. This program is designed for those who require constant 24-hour monitoring and need a significant amount of daily assistance.
Phone: 508 798-1900
Address: 11 Sycamore Street Worcester MA 01608
Provides comprehensive information and quality services so that older people, individuals with disabilities, and their families are empowered to make personalized choices to ensure a life of dignity, safety, and respect.
The Fitchburg Senior Center is a Montachusett Opportunity Council (MOC) Daily Meal site Monday through Friday. Reserve your meal a day before by calling. The daily menu is available at the Senior Center or in the monthly newsletter. Home delivered meals are also available through the MOC Meals on Wheels program. Contact 978-345-8501 to register.
Phone: (978) 345-8504
Address: 14 Wallace Avenue, Fitchburg, MA 01420
The Fitchburg Senior Center is dedicated to helping seniors in various ways to enhance their quality of life. It is FREE to join the center and they offer a wide array of activities, classes, programs, and events that are both informative and entertaining.
Address: 14 Wallace Avenue Old Fitchburg Armory Fitchburg, MA 01420
The Massachusetts Directory of Personal Care Assistants is a program of the Massachusetts PCA Workforce council. Working with Rewarding Work Resources, Inc, a nonprofit organization, the Massachusetts PCA directory, web-based service, helps Massachusetts elders, residents with disabilities of all ages, their families, and parents of children with disabilities in hiring their own PCA or direct care worker. PCA surrogates may also use the service. By calling or using online tools, this allows PCA users to access a comprehensive database of persons interested in providing personal care services.
Phone: (866) 212-WORK (9675)
MHCC helps Elders and disabled persons who have critical unmet needs may receive homemaker and personal care services and transportation to certain medical treatments. Eligibility and service need is determined by an assessment completed by the nursing and case management staff.
Phone: (978) 534-7411
Address: 680 Mechanic Street, Leominster, MA 01453
SHINE is a state health insurance assistance program that provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Massachusetts elders and individuals with disabilities in understanding their Medicare and MassHealth benefits and other health insurance options. SHINE counselors are available throughout the state at local Council on aging, senior centers, elder service agencies, hospitals and other community based agencies.
Phone: (800) 243-4636