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Executive Office of Elder Affairs Public Records 

EOEA has a designated RAO who will receive and respond to your public records requests.

Reporting Elder Abuse & Neglect 

Elder abuse includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, caretaker neglect, financial exploitation, and self neglect.

In-Home Services  

Home care services are available to help older adults, people with disabilities, and people with early on-set Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia successfully age in place within Massachusetts. Services are available based on assessed needs.

Health Insurance Counseling 

The SHINE Program (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to all Massachusetts residents with Medicare.

Prescription Drug Assistance 

Prescription Advantage provides prescription drug coverage for Massachusetts residents age 65 and older, as well as younger people with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines.

Senior Housing Resources 

Explore housing options for older residents that let you "age in the community."

Councils on Aging & Senior Centers 

Councils on Aging are the 350 municipal agencies that provide local outreach, social and health services, advocacy, information and referral for older adults, their families and caregivers.

Nutrition Program for Seniors 

Services include nourishing meals, screening, education, and counseling, to help older people have healthy nutrition status. Meals are at congregate meal sites and through home-delivered meals to people 60+.

MassHealth for Seniors and People who need Long-Term-Care Services  

MassHealth may provide health and dental care for people who are age 65 and older and individuals who need long-term-care services.

Family Caregiver Support Program 

The Family Caregiver Support Program is free. This program can help you care for a member of your family. A Caregiver Specialist will create a plan and give you tips and support.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 

If you're age 55 or older and unemployed, the SCSEP can help you learn new skills to find a new job.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias 

Find services, information, and resources for people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Assisted Living  

Find certified Assisted Living Residences (ALRs) in Massachusetts near you.

Advocacy Services 

An Ombudsman is an advocate. The service offers a way for older adults to voice their complaints and have concerns addressed so they can live with dignity and respect.

Legal help for elders 

Senior Legal Helpline (800) 342-5297

Home Care Aide Training (PHCAST) 

Join the team of health care professionals. Become a Home Care Aide.