Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

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. Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is doing this by developing approaches and incubating programs that will improve services and facilities for Island elders. Through a community-wide planning process,…

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Dukes County Regional Housing Authority

The Dukes County Regional Housing Authority (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. The DCRHA provides affordable rentals, rental assistance and service referral; supports affordable home buying as a lottery agent and affordability monitor; participates in advocacy and…

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Serves Martha’s Vineyard residents (year-round, seasonal and visitors) by providing or arranging for the provision of high-quality, accessible medical care. This care will be provided to all, regardless of their ability to pay. Physicians and Departments: Anesthesiology Cardiology Dentistry Dermatology Dialysis Emergency Medicine Infusion Therapy Intensive Care Laboratory Mammography Maternity Nutrition and Dietetics Obstetrics, Gynecology…

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Horizons Geriatric Care Management

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…

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Family caregivers must take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Learn to communicate effectively, find time for yourself, reduce guilt, anger, and depression, make tough decisions, set goals and problem-solve. The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health offers a series of 6 FREE 1.5 hour classes in Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Pre-registration is…

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MV Partnership for Health

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. Through education, interactive experience and action planning, past attendees have taken control of their chronic conditions, made lasting changes in healthy eating and physical…

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Justice Center of Southeast Massachusetts LLC

The Justice Center of Southeast Massachusetts is a subsidiary of South Coastal Counties Legal Services and is a non-profit charitable corporation which serves clients in Plymouth County and the towns of Avon and Stoughton in Norfolk County in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorneys and paralegals represent poor and elderly clients with high priority legal problems. JCSM also…

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Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

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. It is the federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and the state designated Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) as well as the Aging…

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