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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- TIPS: A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself – FCA
Tips for caregivers to take care of themselves.
- TIPS: Bathing (For Dementia) – FCA
Tips for the caregiver on bathing a person with Dementia.
- Traumatic Brain Injury and Caregiving – FCA
Information, rehabilitation, tips, living with a Traumatic Brain Injury and advice for caregivers of those with a Traumatic Brain Injury.
- Understanding Palliative Care: What Every Caregiver Should Know – FCA
This Fact Sheet will summarize key features of palliative care, describe how it differs from hospice, and clarify some of the misconceptions that prevent people from considering palliative care for themselves or for loved ones.
- Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome – FCA
Information, facts, treatments and caregiving for a person with Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome.
- What Every Caregiver Needs to Know About Money – FCA
Without a clear grasp of the financial situation of the person needing care, the caregiver will be hampered in his/her ability to make good long-term financial decisions.
- Compassion & Choices
Compassion & Choices supports, educates and advocates for choice and care at the end of life. Their Client Support Program serves individuals, families and others who may be facing the end of life or planning ahead. These services include: support and counsel; local referrals to pain specialists, hospice programs, social service agencies, disease-specific support groups and others; assistance in completing living will/advance directive and in talking to families, friends and health care providers about health care wishes; and advocacy for people in nursing homes or who are receiving inadequate care.
- Dream Foundation
This is a nonprofit organization that grants wishes to adults age 18 years and over, its mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families battling terminal illnesses. This organization serves all fifty states from one small office based in Santa Barbara, and a satellite office in Los Angeles.
- Getting Your Affairs in Order – National Institute on Aging
Resources from the National Institute on Aging providing the steps for getting your affairs in order in case of illness or other life-threatening situation.
- Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America educates the public and health care professionals about death, dying and grief. HFA brings together the nation’s leading experts to contribute to the content of HFA's books, web-based tutorials and programs, and videos
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.