Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator

The Massachusetts Aging and Disability Information Locator (MADIL) is a public service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The MADIL is designed to help find information on services and programs that support seniors and people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Contact Information Website: http://www.massdil.org/

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Medline Plus / End of Life Issues

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. End-of-life planning usually includes making choices about the following: The goals of care (for example, whether to…

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My Medicare Matters

MyMedicareMatters.org is brought to you by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in partnership with Aon Retiree Health Exchange„¢. This educational service is designed to make it easier for people with Medicare (and those turning 65) to make informed and confident choices about their health coverage and to make the most of that coverage. The…

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AAA / Senior Driving

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. The Senior Driving website offers general information about traffic safety implications of certain health conditions and human behaviors, as well as an evaluation tool for safe driving ability…

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Death Cafe

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’. A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is…

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Disabled Persons Protection Commission

DPPC protects adults with disabilities from the abusive acts or omissions of their caregivers through investigation oversight, public awareness, and prevention. Contact Information Website: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/disabled-persons-protection-commission

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Pickle Ball

Play Pickle Ball. Weekly on Mondays, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. First time is free, thereafter cost is $5. Two courts, all are welcome. There is play only on days when school is in session. Contact Information Email: auerbachsteve@gmail.com Address:Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls ClubEdgartown, MA

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Be Safer at Home, Inc.

A full-service PERS (personal emergency response service) provider. Offer home and mobile PERS devices, and contracted provider for Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands. Also provide special private-pay pricing for veterans and their families. Contact Information Contact: Kevin DalyPhone: 978-821-6327 Email: kevinmdaly13@msn.comWebsite: http://www.besaferathome.com Address:800 West Cummings Park, Ste 6950Woburn, MA Mailing Address:800 West Cummings…

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Yoga Classes on Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard Yoga is a website about all things yoga on the island of Martha’s Vineyard – workshops, class cancellations, instructor substitutions, etc. Contact Information Email: alison@marthasvineyardyoga.comWebsite: http://www.marthasvineyardyoga.com/

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Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

You may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps. The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) administers SNAP benefits. SNAP provides a monthly benefit to buy nutritious foods. To receive SNAP, you must be low income and be a US citizen or legal noncitizen (restrictions apply). Eligibility for SNAP…

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