The Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program empowers elders and caregivers by providing information, education, support, and services that enhance quality of life.

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)