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
  • Grandparents Support Group, grandparents with custody or responsibility for grandchildren, Second Thursday at 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the Beverly Senior Center (978) 921-6017.
  • Caregiver Support Counseling: 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 Senior Care, Inc..
  • Parkinsons 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.

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

Caregiver Stress QuizNational Alliance for Caregiving North Shore Elder Services

Hospice of the North Shore

AARP Caregiving Page

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

SeniorCare The Aging Service Access Point for Beverly residents

Resources for Massachusetts Elders and their FamiliesMassachusetts Office of Health and Human ServicesElder Affairs Official Website of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

MassResources Information about help to seniors age 60 or older and their families, friends, and caregivers. Online Resources for People with Disabilities

Senior Whole Health of Massachusetts (New health care plan for people age 65 years or older who qualify for MassHealth Standard and live in the Senior Whole Health service area)

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

Right at Home In Home Care and Assistance (Boston North)

Quick Guide to Healthy Living (US Department of Health & Human Services) Free online videos for caregivers