Directory Of Senior And Caregiver Resources
Our extensive directory has 472 resources of senior services, information and tips for elders and family caregivers on support services, Greater Boston senior programs, benefits, veterans programs, senior health, and aging.
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- Vascular Dementia and Caregiving – FCA
Information, facts, treatments, tips on Vascular Dementia and caregiving.
- Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome – FCA
Information, facts, treatments and caregiving for a person with Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome.
- 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s – Alzheimer’s Association
Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or other dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don't ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor.
- Adult BMI Calculator – CDC
This calculator provides BMI and the corresponding BMI weight status category. Use this calculator for adults, 20 years old and older.
- ALS Association Chapter Support Groups
Support groups are a great resource for people to maintain control over their lives, to give and take the wisdom and experience that comes from living with a devastating illness. Support groups exist entirely for you, the person with ALS, and your family or loved ones.
- American Brain Tumor Association
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization. Services include over 40 publications which address brain tumors, their treatment, and coping with the disease; these publications are written in easy-to-understand language. Their materials address brain tumors in all age groups. ABTA also provides free Social Work consultations; a mentorship program for new brain tumor support group leaders; a nationwide database of established support groups; the Connections pen-pal program; networking with organizations that provide services to brain tumor patients and their families; and a resource listing of physicians offering investigative treatments. Services provided are free to patients and their families.
- American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society's mission to free the world from cancer. They are funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.
- American Council of the Blind
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) is composed primarily of blind persons involved in 50 active State and 20 professional and special-interest organizations. ACB strives to strengthen vocational and rehabilitation programs for the blind and to ensure that blind people are treated favorably by federal programs, such as the Supplemental Security Income program. ACB provides information and consultation on legal problems, education and training of blind and visually impaired individuals, and public education about blindness. ACB also awards scholarships to blind college students and holds an annual national conference.
- American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) works to fight diabetes through education and research. Local chapters and affiliates use volunteers to organize educational and screening programs and to conduct fundraising activities to support research aimed at care, control, and cure of diabetes.
- American Hair Loss Council
American Hair Loss Council is a non-profit organization, the Council's mission is to provide non-biased information on treatments and options for men, women and children experiencing hair loss
About Unique HomeCare Services
Our headquarters in Norwood, Massachusetts serves the Greater Boston communities in Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Bristol and our office in Falmouth on Cape Cod serves Plymouth and Barnstable counties.
We provide private in-home care for elders, those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, and people who are recuperating from illness, injury, or surgery.
We provide both short-term and long-term in-home care needs from as little as one 4 hour day a week to 24 Hour Care and Live-In Care.
We offer a full range of in-home personal care services including Bathing, Personal Hygiene and Grooming, Dressing Assistance, Toileting and Incontinence, Feeding, and Medication Reminders.
We also provide support services such as Case Management, Accompaniment to Appointments, Nutrition and Meal Management, Light Housekeeping and Laundry Services, Bed and Wheel Chair Transfers, and Shopping and Running Errands.
It is our pleasure to assist our veteran clients with VA Aid and Attendance Benefit approval at no cost.
To schedule a no cost and no obligation In-Home Assessment to determine the home care needs and get a quote, please call us to speak to a Case Manager at (800) 296-9962 or fill out our Free Quote Contact Form.