The Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program is administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, in coordination with the Area Agencies on Aging/Aging Services Access Points throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The program was established under Title III-E of the Older Americans Act to assist caregivers through the following services and supports:
Information about caregiving, available services, community resources and local programs
One-on-one assistance to assess needs, identify options and gain access to community-based services
Training, support and counseling such as organizing caregiver support groups and training to assist caregivers in making decisions, solving problems and managing stress
Temporary relief services through in-home respite care, adult day care or emergency respite; and
Supplemental services, on a limited basis, to complement the care provided by caregivers.
For more information, browse our web pages or call, 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)