Edgartown Council on Aging

Mission Statement: To meet the needs of Edgartown seniors while promoting vital aging, growing older with dignity, independence and health. The Edgartown Council on Aging, known as the Anchors, provides health and wellness programs, information and referral, recreation and social programs, outreach, and volunteer opportunities. The outreach worker is available for an appointment at the…

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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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Private Agency / Privatus Care Solutions

Private Care Management company specializing in supporting lifestyle and personal preferences Contact Information Contact: Sarah ScottPhone: 508-419-7970 Email: Sarah.scott@privatuscare.comWebsite: http://www.privatuscare.com Mailing Address:804 Main StOsterville, MA 02655

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Al-anon

A 12-step program for family members and adult children of alcoholics. Call 508-465-3100 for more information. Sunday: 9 am, open discussion, Oak Bluffs Senior Center, Wamsutta Ave. Also a second meeting during the summer at Eastville Beach, O.B., right side, weather permitting. Tuesday: 8:15 am, open discussion, West Tisbury Congregational Church parish hall. 7 pm…

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Featherstone Center for the Arts Memory Support Group

The Featherstone Center for the Arts Memory Support Group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to talk about it and get support and advice for their problems. This group is co-lead by Nancy Langman, a doctoral level psychiatric nurse practitioner and Victoria Haeselbarth, an outreach worker…

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The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends mission is to help and assist families that have experienced the death of a child. Families who have just experienced loss or have had something tragic happen in the past are welcomed to the meetings. The Compassionate Friends is a self-help support organization with chapters across the country. The Island chapter of…

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AgingCare.com

AgingCare.com is not simply a website, but a community of caregivers facing the challenge of caring for a loved one. We’re here to provide a comfortable meeting place for the free exchange of ideas with knowledgeable professionals, responsive experts, and people just like you. It’s here you’ll get answers to your questions, one-on-one support and…

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The National Widowers’ Organization

The National Widowers’ Organization works with local support groups and is a virtual tool kit for men coping with the loss of a loved one. Contact Information Contact: Frederick SperoPhone: 1-800-309-3658 Email: info@nationalwidowers.orgWebsite: http://www.nationalwidowers.org/ Mailing Address:25 Osprey LaneChilmark, MA 02535

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The Renfrew Center

The Renfrew Center of Boston specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and related mental illnesses. Programming consists of a comprehensive range of services including day treatment, intensive outpatient and group therapy. Contact Information Phone: 1-800-736-3739 Website: http://renfrewcenter.com/locations/all-locations/renfrew-boston-ma-eating-disorder-treatment-center Address:870R Commonwealth AvenueBoston, MA

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MassOptions

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. Trained specialists are available daily from 8am to 8pm, by phone toll-free at 1-844-422-6277, or by using the online chat feature at on…

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