Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services provides the following array of in-home services and programs for seniors, caregivers, and younger people living with disabilities. Our Aging Information Center staff can help identify which services best suit your needs.
Adult Family Care
provides a supportive family environment for older adults and people with disabilities who are unable to live alone.
Group Adult Foster Care
provides daily, in-home personal care assistance to older adults and people with disabilities.
provides state-subsidized services to eligible older residents of Cambridge and Somerville who need assistance so they may continue to live safely at home.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
provides advocacy for residents of nursing and rest homes in order to improve their quality of life and care.
matches trained and insured volunteers with older adults who need help writing checks, balancing their checkbooks, budgeting monthly income, and running bank errands.
investigates allegations of abuse, financial exploitation, neglect or self neglect; provides on going casework, and coordinates service plans designed to alleviate risk/abuse.
Respite Services for Caregivers
offers caregivers relief from their caregiving tasks and time to care for themselves.
allows consumers to control the design and delivery of their personal care services.