General Information & Referral Sources for Care Services

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  • Aging and disability information, services, resources and referral web site. 

Phone: 800-243-4636 



Aging Service Access Point (ASAP, otherwise known as your local Elder Services Organization)  

  • Provide information and referral, assessment of needs, development and implementation of service plans, and investigations of reported abuse and neglect of older adults.  

Find your local agency – 


Alzheimer’s Association – Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter 

  • Organization dedicated to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia community by promoting awareness, research, education, support, and information & referral services.  

Phone: 24/7 Helpline 800-272-3900 



ARCH National Respite Network & Resource Center 

  • Respite is a planned or emergency care provided in order to provide temporary relief to caregivers. This agency offers an online respite locator service to help families and professionals locate respite services in their community  

Phone: 1-800-677-1116 



Boston Center for Independent Living  

  • Advocacy, information and referral, peer support, skills training and personal care attendant service for people with disability. 

Phone: 617-338-6665  



Boston ElderINFO 

  • Advocacy, information and referral, caregiver resources for Boston older adults. 

Phone: 617-292-6211 



Council on Aging 

  • Municipal(or town based) agencies that provide local outreach, social  and health services, advocacy, information and referral for older adults, their families and caregivers. Most often found in the same location as your local Senior Center. 

Find your local COA here: 


National Eldercare Locator  

  • A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting older adults and their families to services and local resources. 

Phone: 1-800-677-1116