Family and Caregiver Support

Advocacy

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority
Barbara Hoffman
Phone: 508-693-4419
Fax: 508-693-5710
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The DCRHA is publically chartered to assist the towns of Martha’s Vineyard with developing and managing housing opportunities for residents with low and moderate income... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Family Caregiver Support Program
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Provides education, advocacy, and connections to community resources that will enable the caregiver to better care for their loved ones as well as themselves... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Trained and certifies volunteers make weekly unannounced monitoring visits to nursing and rest homes meeting with all residents to advocate, resolve issues, and to provide information to residents and their families... See More

Healthy Aging Martha's Vineyard
Paddy Moore
Phone: 508-693-1627
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The mission of Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is to create an aging-friendly Island meeting the needs of the rapidly growing 65+ population and those who care for them... See More

Horizons Geriatric Care Management
Beth Toomey
Phone: 508-693-1123
Fax: 508-687-9415
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Horizons Geriatric services include: Comprehensive functional and mental health assessments Home safety evaluation Coordination of Medical appointments Medical oversight to include proper use of medications/treatments Mental health counseling for the elder and his/her family Facilitation of legal assistance for Health Care Proxies, Estate Planning, Guardianship and other legal matters Coordination and supervision of outside services Education regarding alternative residential living options as needed Facilitation of information between elders, family and medical teams See More

MV Partnership for Health
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
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Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is a free program of Island Health Care Community Health Center, offering practical knowledge and skills to put participants in control of improving their own health... See More

MV SUDC
Mary Korba
Phone: 508-693-7900 x222
Fax: 508-693-7192
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The mission of the Martha’s Vineyard Substance Use Disorder Coalition is to engage, advocate, inform, and bring awareness to substance use disorder through education, prevention, enforcement, treatment, and recovery to build a healthy, safe, and substance abuse free community... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services CONNECT to end violence program
Jennifer Neary, Program Director
Phone: 774-549-9667 x103
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CONNECT to end violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, is a domestic violence and rape crisis center providing services to individuals on Martha’s Vineyard since 1981; all services are free and confidential... See More

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
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The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is offering a series of 6 FREE classes in Powerful Tools for Caregivers... See More

Off Island

Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program
Ana Karchmer
Phone: 800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636)
Email Us
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The MFCSP Program is a partnership between the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)/Aging Service Access Points (ASAPs)... See More

The Arc of Cape Cod
Rob Spongberg
Phone: 508-790-3667
Fax: 508-775-5233
Email Us
Visit our website

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes... See More

The Family Caregiver Handbook: Finding Elder Care Resources in Massachusetts
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Gateway to Massachusetts elder care resources compiled as of December 2006. See More
Family and Caregiver Support

Advocacy

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority
Barbara Hoffman
Phone: 508-693-4419
Fax: 508-693-5710
Email Us
Visit our website

The DCRHA is publically chartered to assist the towns of Martha’s Vineyard with developing and managing housing opportunities for residents with low and moderate income... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Family Caregiver Support Program
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
Email Us
Visit our website

Provides education, advocacy, and connections to community resources that will enable the caregiver to better care for their loved ones as well as themselves... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
Email Us
Visit our website

Trained and certifies volunteers make weekly unannounced monitoring visits to nursing and rest homes meeting with all residents to advocate, resolve issues, and to provide information to residents and their families... See More

Healthy Aging Martha's Vineyard
Paddy Moore
Phone: 508-693-1627
Email Us
Visit our website

The mission of Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is to create an aging-friendly Island meeting the needs of the rapidly growing 65+ population and those who care for them... See More

Horizons Geriatric Care Management
Beth Toomey
Phone: 508-693-1123
Fax: 508-687-9415
Email Us
Visit our website

Horizons Geriatric services include: Comprehensive functional and mental health assessments Home safety evaluation Coordination of Medical appointments Medical oversight to include proper use of medications/treatments Mental health counseling for the elder and his/her family Facilitation of legal assistance for Health Care Proxies, Estate Planning, Guardianship and other legal matters Coordination and supervision of outside services Education regarding alternative residential living options as needed Facilitation of information between elders, family and medical teams See More

MV Partnership for Health
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
Email Us
Visit our website

Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is a free program of Island Health Care Community Health Center, offering practical knowledge and skills to put participants in control of improving their own health... See More

MV SUDC
Mary Korba
Phone: 508-693-7900 x222
Fax: 508-693-7192
Email Us
Visit our website

The mission of the Martha’s Vineyard Substance Use Disorder Coalition is to engage, advocate, inform, and bring awareness to substance use disorder through education, prevention, enforcement, treatment, and recovery to build a healthy, safe, and substance abuse free community... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services CONNECT to end violence program
Jennifer Neary, Program Director
Phone: 774-549-9667 x103
Email Us
Visit our website

CONNECT to end violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, is a domestic violence and rape crisis center providing services to individuals on Martha’s Vineyard since 1981; all services are free and confidential... See More

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
Email Us
Visit our website

The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is offering a series of 6 FREE classes in Powerful Tools for Caregivers... See More

Off Island

Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program
Ana Karchmer
Phone: 800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636)
Email Us
Visit our website

The MFCSP Program is a partnership between the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)/Aging Service Access Points (ASAPs)... See More

The Arc of Cape Cod
Rob Spongberg
Phone: 508-790-3667
Fax: 508-775-5233
Email Us
Visit our website

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes... See More

The Family Caregiver Handbook: Finding Elder Care Resources in Massachusetts
Visit our website

Gateway to Massachusetts elder care resources compiled as of December 2006. See More