Monday, January 14, 2008

Elder Care Directory

The Family Caregiver Handbook: Finding Elder Care Resources in Massachusetts is a publication/website produced by the MIT Workplace Center which acts as a "'gateway' to key elder care organizations across the Commonwealth, providing telephone numbers, locations and website addresses so that caregivers can find the most appropriate resources closest to their own community." Topic areas include housing, health care, insurance, financial, transportation, recreation and more. While the substantive information provided is brief, the strength of this source is the referral information it provides. For example, just one subsection under "Caregiver Support," includes the following categories:

You'll find links to this and many other publications at our Massachusetts Law About Elders' Issues.