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Age in Place

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Boston Center for Independent Living
Information and referral services for accessible housing and transportation, a Personal Care Attendance program for disabled people who live independently, and the Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program, which helps provide low-interests loans for adaptations to the home for physical access, adaptation to a vehicle for a lift or assistive driving device, and assistive technology for your home or office computer.

Hudson Accessibility Solutions
Stairlifts and independent living solutions. Call 800-819-8696 for information.

Transportation for Seniors
Quincy's Department of Elder Services provides free medical transportation to Quincy's seniors, with two weeks notice preferred. A fee-based social transportation service is also available for rides to church, movies, stores, social events, and more, with a two-day notice.  For more information about either program, please call 617-376-1245.

MBTA Accessible Transportation (The Ride)

Roche Brothers Supermarkets Home Delivery
Shop online or call 781-694-5442 (phone lines open Mon & Wed, 9am-5pm) for home delivery of groceries. A delivery fee is charged.

Home Care

CarePro Home Health Services

Multicultural Home Care
Culturally competent home health care in a variety of languages.

Visiting Angels
Shopping, errands, light housekeeping and more.  Call 781-834-6355 for information.

Visiting Nurse Association of Boston & Affiliates


Provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment via a searchable database with over 20,000 currently available products from over 2,000 different companies. Each product record contains a detailed description of the product the price, and where to buy it. Search by product type is the most useful way to search because keyword searching is tricky.

Age in Place
Practical advice and a directory of service providers from the National Aging in Place Council.

The Boulevard Disability Resource Center
Find suppliers of assistive devices of all types.

Dynamic Living
A commercial website that sells all types of assistive devices for everyday life, including things like amplified telephones, door knob adapters, clocks with large numbers, utensils with soft grips, etc.

The Assistive Technology Exchange in New England is a free classified ad type resource designed to help people find, buy, sell or give away used AT equipment.

Home Safety Checklist
A list for seniors and caregivers which lets you check each room in the house for hazards.

Info on how to adapt your home to age in place, pay for modifications, and make your home senior safe. Sponsored by the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification.

MassMATCH is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' initiative to Maximize Assistive Technology (AT) in Consumer's Hands. Our mission is to promote the use of assistive technology and assistive technology services to enhance the independence of people with disabilities, enabling equal participation in all of life's activities.

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