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How to Find Local Services for Older Adults

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Are you looking for more information about what’s available in your community regarding resources, services, or things to do for older adults?  Getting in touch with your local Elder Services Organization or Aging Service Access Point (ASAP) is your best bet as a first step.  Unlike Senior Centers and Councils On Aging, which are specific to each town, Elder Services Organizations cover regions and/or county districts.

Find your local agency by clicking here. 


Here are some other organizations that can also be helpful with general information and referral questions you may have about services or supports in your local community.

Alzheimer’s Association – Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter
Organization dedicated to the Alzheimer’s and dementia community, promoting awareness, research, education, support, information, and referral services.
Phone (24/7 Helpline): (800) 272-3900

Boston ElderINFO
Advocacy, information, referral, and caregiver resources for Boston older adults.
Phone: (617) 292-6211

Councils 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 by clicking here: 

Aging and disability information, services, resources, and referral website.
Phone: (800) 243-4636

National Eldercare Locator 
A public service of the US Administration on Aging, connecting older adults and their families to services and local resources.
Phone: (800) 677-1116