Caregiver Resources and Information

Support groups for Caregivers on the North Shore

  • Caregivers Together, North Shore Elders, 152 Sylvan St, Danvers First and Third Mondays 10:30-12 noon, and First and Third Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (978) 750-4540
  • Caregiver Support Group: The second Tuesday of every month a support group meets from 10:00-11:30 a.m at the Beverly Senior Center.  Call the Center to sign up in advance.  This group is facilitated by a Caregiver Support Specialist, from SeniorCare, Inc..
  • Parkinson’s Support Group: The second Monday of each month at 1pm at the Beverly Senior Center, Suite C.  Please contact Raymond C. James, RN, BS, 617-638-7745 for more information. Does not meet in July or August.

The following links include Federal, State, Local, and private organization resources and information for caregivers.

SeniorCare The Aging Service Access Point for Beverly residents

Family Caregiver Alliance Resources Available by State

Alzheimer’s Association

National Parkinson Foundation

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), otherwise known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”

American Heart Association

American Cancer Society

AARP Caregiving Page

 

Resources for Massachusetts Elders and their Families

Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services Elder Affairs Official Website of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Disability.gov Online Resources for People with Disabilities

Benefits CheckUp Federal, State, Local, and Private programs you may be eligible for

Quick Guide to Healthy Living (US Department of Health & Human Services)