Caregiver Support Services

Martha's Vineyard

Anne Akerly
Anne Akerly
Phone: 508-221-7545
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Offering private duty caregiving in the home. See More

Dukes County Sheriff's Office Project Lifesaver
Donald Rose
Phone: 508-627-5173
Fax: 508-627-8496
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Search and rescue program for individuals who may suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and have a tendency to wander... See More

ESCCI (Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands)
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. (ESCCI) is a private, not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to serving older adults in the twenty-two towns of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties... See More

Edgartown Council on Aging
Paul Mohair
Phone: 508-627-4368
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Mission Statement: To meet the needs of Edgartown seniors while promoting vital aging, growing older with dignity, independence and health... See More

Elder Law Project of South Coastal Counties Legal Services
Rasheda Dickerson
Phone: 800-244-9023
Fax: 508-676-8657
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The Elder Law Project of South Coastal Counties Legal Services makes an outreach visit to Marthas Vineyard the first Monday of each month, rotating between Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven (Tisbury) and the Up-Island Council on Aging in West Tisbury... 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 Home Care Program
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Services are provided to help an elder remain safely in the community. Care Managers will assess the need, develop a service plan, and arrange for supports... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Options Counseling
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Provides information and short-term counseling to assist elders aged 60 and older or disabled individuals over the age of 18 in making informed choices about long term care services, supports, and settings... 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

HopeHealth / HopeHospice
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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Hope Hospice is here to provide trusted care and support. With over 30 years of experience caring for thousands of people coping with life-limiting illness — we’re here for you, wherever you are, whenever you need us... 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 Prostate Cancer Support Group
Alan Ganapol
Phone: 914-318-1477
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The MV Prostate Cancer Support group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. We offer information and support to all who are concerned with prostate cancer... See More

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living
Leslie Clapp
Phone: 508-939-9440
Fax: 508-939-9440
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Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is a non-profit organization, working in collaboration with the local municipal Councils on Aging, Dukes County, and other service organiztions to provide programs and services for 55+ Islanders that promote dignity, self-worth, self sufficiency and a live lived to its fullest potential... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Caregivers Support Group
Alison McKinley
Phone: 508-693-7900 x217
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The Caregivers Group offered through the Island Counseling Center of See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Ripple Group
Jaime Schwab
Phone: 508-693-7900 ext. 375
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A supportive group for loved ones (age 18+) of those struggling with substance use who are seeking an understanding of addictions and support... See More

Martha's Vineyard Times Support Group Listings
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Weekly listings and contact information for support groups on Martha’s Vineyard. See More

National Alliance for Mental Illness
Daryl Knight
Phone: 508-627-5249
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Support group for family and friends of people with mental illness 1st Sunday of the month from 6 – 7:30 pm at Daybreak Clubhouse, 457-B State Road, Vineyard Haven; call Peggy or Fenton 508 693 5872 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 8 pm at MV Hospital chapel, Oak Bluffs; call Daryl 508 627 5249 or Lori 508 693 7880 See More

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Rose Cogliano
Phone: 508-693-4509, ext. 3
Fax: 508-693-7655
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The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging’s primary mission is to promote and provide programs and services that foster dignity, independence, and life long learning for elderly citizens... 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

Private Agency / Best of Care, Inc.
Rob Ferreira
Phone: 508-619-7292
Fax: 508-694-7489
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For more than 34 years, family-owned and operated Best of Care, Inc. has helped elderly residents of Greater Boston, the South Shore, Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard remain in their homes with a range of services that help them avoid hospitalization or nursing home care... See More

Private Duty / Dean Rosenthal
Dean Rosenthal
Phone: 646-733-6966
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I provide companionship to seniors, conversation, transportation, personal errands, light housekeeping, and other related services... See More

Private Duty / Karen English
Phone: 508-560-1602
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I am a certified CNA providing private duty home care and care management See More

Private Duty / Kathleen Young
Phone: 239-919-6138
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Personal assistant, caregiver, cook, shopper, light housekeeping and companion See More

Private Duty / Simone Finnigan
Phone: 508-681-9971
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Available to help and provide caregiver services in the home. See More

Private Duty / Sydney Blackmer
Phone: 508-560-2657

CAREGIVING OFFERED: Qualified, capable, and caring healthcare professional available for private-duty care... See More

St Andrew's Episcopal Church
Chip Seadale
Phone: 508-627-5330
Fax: 508-627-4318
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A delightful, spirited community of faith that offers love and caring to all, and a connection with Jesus Christ, whom we follow, and God, whom we worship and praise... See More

Threshold Choir
Cheryl Burns
Phone: 508-693-8214
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Our goal is to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying. A calm and focused presence at the bedside, with gentle voices, simple songs, and sincere kindness, can be soothing and reassuring to clients, family, and caregivers alike... See More

Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod
Dianne Kolb
Phone: 800-631-3900
Fax: 508-771-3707
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At the VNA of Cape Cod, our goal is to provide comprehensive home health and hospice services that enable individuals – from newborns to the elderly – to receive care in the privacy and comfort of their own homes... See More

Off Island

AAA / Senior Driving
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AAA is dedicated to keeping seniors driving for as long as safely possible and to promoting viable transportation options for seniors who can no longer drive independently... See More

AgingCare.com
Ashley Thielen
Phone: 239-594-3248
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AgingCare.com is not simply a website, but a community of caregivers facing the challenge of caring for a loved one... See More
Online caregiver listing service. See More

Caregiver Homes
Matt Butler
Phone: 774-955-4362
Fax: 774-470-1324
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Caregiver Homes is a provider of the Massachusetts Adult Foster Care Program. Caregiver Homes supports Consumers 16 and older who are frail or have a chronic disability, are Mass Health eligible, and who are receiving daily support with Activities of Daily Living from a Live-in primary caregiver... See More

Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.
RJ Connelly, III
Phone: 401-724-9044
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Connelly Law Offices, Ltd. is an elder law firm that specializes in estate planning and probate law, as well as a variety of fiduciary services... See More

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau / Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans
Phone: 855-411-CFPB
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Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel, explore new fields of work or hobbies, or spend time with family and friends... See More

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

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Eastern Massachusetts
Phone: 617-859-7990
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As a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting a consumer’s right to choose a meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral, including directories for green burials and family-directed and home Funerals–the Funeral Consumers Alliance: Provides members with information about laws, practices and forms pertaining to death, burial, cremation, anatomical gifts and related subjects... See More

HopeHealth
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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HopeHealth has been enhancing the quality of life for people experiencing serious illness and loss for more than 35 years... 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 Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Phone: 800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636)
Fax: 617-727-9368
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Elder Affairs connects seniors and families with a whole range of services in communities throughout Massachusetts – everything from senior centers to councils on aging, nutrition programs such as Meals on Wheels, exercise, health coaching, and much more... See More

NAMI Mass COMPASS
Megan Wiechnik
Phone: 617-704-NAMI (6264)
Fax: 800-370-9085
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The NAMI Mass COMPASS is your guide to mental health and related resources in Massachusetts. Navigating the mental healthcare system can be complicated—we help individuals and families affected by mental health issues find their way... See More

NIH / End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care
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End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care is a publication is based on research, such as that supported by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, that hopes to make the unfamiliar territory of death slightly more comfortable for everyone involved... See More

National Council on Aging
Jeri Githiora
Phone: 571-527-3900
Fax: 571-527-3901
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We’re a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging... See More

Private Agency / Privatus Care Solutions
Bonnie Penfold
Phone: 508-534-1370
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Private Care Management company specializing in supporting lifestyle and personal preferences See More

Private Agency / Sostek
Phone: 888-476-7835

Since 1955, three generations of the Sostek family have successfully matched thousands of satisfied customers with experienced and compassionate caregivers... See More

Providence VA Medical Center
Phone: 401-457-3336 (M-F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
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The Providence VA Medical Center is dedicated to providing high quality comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care to Veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts... See More

South Shore Community Action Council
Lisa Spencer
Phone: 508-746-6707
Fax: 508-746-5140
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The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season... See More

TakeThemAMeal.com
Adina Bailey
Phone: 800-915-7715
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TakeThemAMeal.com is a free, online tool for coordinating the delivery of meals to loved ones. If someone is ill, elderly, or has had a new baby, oftentimes family, friends, co-workers, church members rally around these families to take them meals... 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

US DOJ Elder Justice Initiative
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A resource website from the United States Department of Justices for: victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families; practitioners who serve them; law enforcement agencies and prosecutors; and researchers seeking to understand and address this silent epidemic plaguing our nation’s elders... See More