Family and Caregiver Support

Navigating the System

Martha's Vineyard

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

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

Martha's Vineyard Hospital Case Management Office
Phone: 508-957-9315
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The Case Management Office(CMO) works with physicians and other health care clinicians to assure quality care is provided to you during hospitalization... 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

Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving
Lana Sheridan
Phone: 800-445-8106
Fax: 800-434-3508
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Established in 2001 as a program of Family Caregiver Alliance, the National Center on Caregiving (NCC) works to advance the development of high-quality, cost-effective policies and programs for families and friends caring for adults with chronic, disabling conditions in every state in the country... See More

MassOptions
Phone: 1-844-422-6277 (MASS)
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MassOptions is an information and referral service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services that connects elders, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers with agencies and organizations that can best meet their needs... See More

Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator
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The Massachusetts Aging and Disability Information Locator (MADIL) is a public service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services... See More

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

Medline Plus / End of Life Issues
Visit our website

Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes... 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

Navigating the System

Martha's Vineyard

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

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

Martha's Vineyard Hospital Case Management Office
Phone: 508-957-9315
Visit our website

The Case Management Office(CMO) works with physicians and other health care clinicians to assure quality care is provided to you during hospitalization... 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

Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving
Lana Sheridan
Phone: 800-445-8106
Fax: 800-434-3508
Email Us
Visit our website

Established in 2001 as a program of Family Caregiver Alliance, the National Center on Caregiving (NCC) works to advance the development of high-quality, cost-effective policies and programs for families and friends caring for adults with chronic, disabling conditions in every state in the country... See More

MassOptions
Phone: 1-844-422-6277 (MASS)
Visit our website

MassOptions is an information and referral service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services that connects elders, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers with agencies and organizations that can best meet their needs... See More

Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator
Visit our website

The Massachusetts Aging and Disability Information Locator (MADIL) is a public service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services... See More

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

Medline Plus / End of Life Issues
Visit our website

Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes... 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