Directory Of Senior And Caregiver Resources
Our extensive directory has 479 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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- Guide to Long Term Care for Veterans
Information and long term care options for Veterans and their Spouses.
- Home Base: Veteran and Family Care
Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, is dedicated to healing the invisible wounds for Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members and their Families through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research. As a National Center of Excellence, Home Base operates the first and largest private-sector clinic in the nation devoted to healing invisible wounds such as post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, depression, co-occurring substance use disorder, military sexual trauma and family relationship challenges.
- How Does Medicare Work with VA Benefits and TRICARE for Life? – NCOA
Do veterans need Medicare? There are many advantages to enrolling in Medicare when you become eligible—even if you have other military health benefits.
- Move United – Disabled/Adaptive Sports
Since 1956, Move United has been redefining disability by providing year-round sports and recreation opportunities to people with a wide range of disabilities offering more than 60 different adaptive sports. Through our national network of more than 180 local member organizations, Move United serves over 80,000 individuals with disabilities of all ages each year.
- National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans – VA
Information on the VA’s homeless programs and how to get involved. If you know a Veteran who is homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless, refer him or her to a local VA Medical Center, where VA staff are ready to help. Veterans and their families can also contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans.
- Veterans Benefits Administration
Veterans Benefits Administration with information about general benefits, disability compensation, VA pension, Aid and Attendance and more.
- Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) – VA
Established in 1946, Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) was created to provide articles of merchandise and services at reasonable prices to Veterans enrolled in VA healthcare system, caregivers, and visitors. Since its conception, VCS’ mission continues, incorporating a strategic Veteran-centric approach emphasizing the importance of service to Veterans and supporting VA’s overall mission. VCS provides retail, food, coffee, and vending services across the country.
- Veterans Mental Health Support – VA
Veterans and their family members can connect with support through in-person appointments at local VA facilities, telehealth sessions, and online resources. Learn more about how you or someone you care about can find help, either in your local community or online.
- Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Center
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center promotes state-of-the-science care from point-of-injury to reintegration for service members, veterans, and their families to prevent and mitigate consequences of mild to severe TBI. At 21 sites supported by a Washington, D.C.-area headquarters, DVBIC supports, trains and monitors service members, veterans, family members and providers who have been, or care for those who are, affected by traumatic brain injury.
About Unique HomeCare Services
Our headquarters in Norwood, Massachusetts serves the Greater Boston communities in Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth 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.