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Board Members from Arlington, Boxborough, Burlington, Winchester and Woburn.
The Minuteman Ombudsman Program is seeking volunteers in Littleton and Wilmington.
We are hosting a 3 day Ombudsman Volunteer Training on June 23, 27 and 29. Call 781-221-7017 for more info and to register.
Money Management volunteers are needed in Harvard, Littleton and Maynard.
Meals on Wheels Drivers are needed in Woburn.
To find out more about these and other opportunities, please call Harriet at 781-221-7001.
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We recycle cell phones and Smartphones. Please bring to our office at 26 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA or visit one of our community partners
Do you know someone who needs help with:
Your Solution: Refer to Minuteman By Your Side.
Minuteman By Your Side Private Care Managers (such as Kris Whitney pictured at left) help many families in similar situations. We recently helped a woman find affordable housing as her short-term memory loss made it difficult for her to continue living alone. Here's how we helped:
We used person-centered planning to learn what was important in selecting a new residence. We completed a housing search, located the necessary documents to complete the housing applications and managed the moving details while offering emotional support. Currently she is living in her new residence and has adjusted well.
For a free telephone consultation, please call 888-222-6171 and ask for Minuteman By Your Side.
We are building the Healthy Living Workshop schedule for fall and here's what you can register for now. Our workshops will help you live life more fully with chronic disease, avoid falls, and manage the stress of caregiving. Please see our Healthy Living Program Schedule on our website for the most current offerings. More workshops will be added soon!
Pre-registration required. Click on town for detailed information about location and how to register. You do not have to live in a town to register for a workshop.
Bedford: Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17 from 1:00pm - 3:30pm
The Savvy Caregiver Program
Woburn: Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17 from 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Programs are funded in part through generous grants from:
Is clutter affecting you or someone you know at home, work, or in relationships? Does clutter create safety issues in the home? If you can answer “YES” to any of these questions, there is help and support. A 14 week evidence-based group is starting on Wednesday, September 27, 2:00pm – 3:30pm. Call Susan at 781-221-7052 to register. This program is offered FREE to participants thanks to a generous grant from the Cummings Foundation.
Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts
Share your ideas about how to make the Commonwealth the most livable state for people of all ages. Four sessions scheduled - find out more
Come join Minuteman Senior Services at the Lexington Depot (13 Depot Square, Lexington, MA) on Saturday, June 17 to help raise awareness for people with Alzheimer’s disease! Learn about services for patients, caregivers, and families - including interesting and fun activities that can be used at home to engage someone with Alzheimer’s at all stages of the disease. Bring your loved one with Alzheimer’s, and try out some activities! Find out more
Minuteman Senior Services
26 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
(888) 222-6171 (toll free)
TTY (781) 275-1285