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- Westwood – Blood Pressure Clinic
Appointments can be scheduled by calling the public health nurse at (781) 251-2576. Blood pressure is taken and your health concerns can be discussed.
- Westwood – Council on Aging
The Mission of the Westwood Council on Aging is to identify and serve the diverse needs of all Westwood citizens 60 and older, as well as disabled adults. Designing programs that impact the mind, body and spirit of three generations requires understanding the wide range of individual needs, economic levels, and physical capabilities.
- Westwood – Friendly Visitor Program
The Friendly Visitor Program provides an opportunity for homebound elders to connect in an informal way on a weekly basis. If you would like a visit, or if you know someone who might like a visit, please call the Westwood Senior Center (781) 329-8799) and speak to the Director.
- Westwood – Senior Crafts Programs
The Westwood Senior Center offers varies craft programs including Watercolor, Drawing, and Crafts. Click the link for the Westwood Council on Aging Newsletter for dates, times, and costs.
- Westwood – Senior Outreach Services
The Westwood Outreach Counselor works to help enhance the safety and independence of Westwood's seniors. Outreach Counselor is available to provide information and referrals, connect seniors and their families with community resources, and facilitate access to services such as fuel assistance, home care, caregiver support, food stamps, financial assistance programs, adult day health, transportation, housing, counseling and more. Please call the Westwood Senior Center in advance to schedule an appointment.
- Westwood – Senior Trips
The Westwood Senior Center offers a wide variety of day and overnight trips. Please see the latest newsletter for day trip information.
- Westwood – Westwood Council on Aging Newsletter
The Westwood Council on Aging Newsletter has all senior events, programs, and activities and is your source for senior happening in Westwood.
- Westwood – Westwood Senior Center
The Westwood Senior Center is a warm, welcoming place for anyone 60 or older (as well as disabled adults) to stay connected, stay healthy and age well. The Center offers a large variety of regular programs as well as special monthly events and lunches; we invite you to join us anytime. Most regular programs do not require sign up but some events and special lunches require you to call in advance due to limited space. Please check the Westwood Council on Aging Newsletter for details.
- Westwood – Senior Exercise and Fitness Programs
The Westwood Senior Center offers varies exercise and fitness programs including Wonder Workout, Low Impact Exercise, Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, Line Dancing, Walking Club, Wonder Workout, and Mediation. Click the link for the Westwood Council on Aging Newsletter for dates, times, and costs.
- Westwood – Senior Social Programs
The Westwood Senior Center offers varies social programs including Chorus, Bingo, Bridge, Book Group, Westwood Woman’s Club, Westwood Men’s Club, Quilting Club, Knitting And Crocheting, And Mah Jong. Click the link for the Westwood Council on Aging Newsletter for dates, times, and costs.
- Westwood – Senior Transportation
The Westwood Council on Aging seeks to provide safe, efficient transportation to eligible Westwood
residents. The COA has two eight-passenger vans that are equipped with wheelchair lifts. Transportation is available for Westwood adult residents, 60 years of age and over and disabled residents, regardless of age. A companion or aide may accompany a senior or disabled resident to a medical appointment. Service is curb to curb, riders must be able to get in and out of the van without COA staff assistance, unless in a wheelchair. Transportation service is in operation Monday through Thursday from 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. and Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. for appointments within a ten-mile radius. Medical appointments are given priority scheduling over non-medical appointments. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis. Appointments can be scheduled up to one month in advance and clients are encouraged to reserve the van as soon as they schedule their appointments. Reservations must be made a minimum of two days in advance. They are unable to accommodate same-day requests.
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.