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Nobody knows exactly what to expect from their aging journey. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you don’t know what tomorrow will bring. The good news is, you don’t have to go through it alone.

Right at Home exists to be your guide to successful living at home. Whether you’re looking for tips on aging in place, a guide to transitional care after a hospital stay, or information on any other aging topic, we're here to help. We use our decades of experience and partnerships with experts worldwide to guide you each step of the way. Take some time to browse through our articles, guides and videos, knowing that you have a trusted guide to help you through it all.

Paying for In-Home Care

Learn about the many options available to pay for ongoing home care services.

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Ongoing Support Programs

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Caregiver Support Group – In Person

2nd Thursday of the month
Walpole Council on Aging 
60 South St, Walpole, MA 02081
2p-3:30p

Right at Home of Southwest Boston invites you to an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group held at the Walpole Council on Aging. Please join Sandy Pellegrine, LPN, Certified Dementia Practitioner from Right at Home and Charlene Tingley, Support Group Facilitator, for an informative afternoon. Get information from others on the same journey. Share tips, tricks, sorrows, and victories. Please pre-register by email: [email protected] [email protected]

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Online Caregiver Support Group – Zoom

2nd Monday of the month
7p-8p

Right at Home of Southwest Boston invites you to an Online Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group held via Zoom. Please join Sandy Pellegrine, LPN, Certified Dementia Practitioner, Support Group Facilitator and Charlene Tingley, Support Group Facilitator for an informative evening. Meet others facing the same challenges from the comfort of your living room. Be prepared to laugh, to cry, to share tips (along with victories and challenges). Please pre-register by email: [email protected]

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Norwood Memory Café


3rd Thursday of the month
Walpole Council on Aging 
Norwood Senior Center 275 Prospect Street, Norwood, MA 02062
1p-2:30p

Right at Home of Southwest Boston is a proud sponsor of the Norwood Memory Café. They meet on the third Thursday of the month at the Norwood Senior Center. Norwood Memory Café is a meeting place for individuals living with cognitive impairment and their care partners. The café offers a time to focus on socializing, exploration and respite from disease and disability. RSVP is required to 781-762-1611 or email [email protected]

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Memory Café Wednesdays


1st Wednesday of the month
1p-2:30p
Mansfield Senior Center 255 Hope Street, Mansfield, MA 02048

 

Join Right at Home of Southwest Boston, The Residence at Great Woods, and Old Colony Hospice as they team up with the Mansfield Council on Aging to present Memory Café Wednesdays. A memory café is a safe and comfortable space where caregivers and their loved ones can socialize and enjoy appropriate, fun activities in the company of others with similar circumstances and provides a break from the normal routine. Join us for free entertainment, activities, fun conversation and light refreshments every First Wednesday of the month! We ask caregivers to please remain with their loved one for the program. Please RSVP to Nancy Andrie 508.283.1527 or [email protected] or Wendy Adams 508.261.7368 [email protected]

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Coming SOON - Foxboro Memory Café


Beginning September 2023
3
rd Tuesday of the Month
1:30p-3:00p
Foxboro Senior Center 75 Central Street Foxboro, MA 02035

Join Right at Home of Southwest Boston and The Residence at Great Woods, as they team up with the Foxboro Council on Aging to present The Foxboro Memory Café.

A memory café is a safe and comfortable space where caregivers and their loved ones can socialize and enjoy appropriate, fun activities in the company of others with similar circumstances and provides a break from the normal routine. Join us for free entertainment, activities, fun conversation and light refreshments every third Tuesday of the month! We ask caregivers to please remain with their loved one for the program. Please RSVP to Nancy Andrie 508.283.1527 or [email protected] or The Foxboro Senior Center 508.543.1234

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Walpole Memory Cafe


1st Tuesday of the month
1p-2:30p
Walpole Senior Center, 60 South Street Walpole, MA 02081

Join Sandy Pellegrine, LPN, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Nancy Andrie as Right at Home of Southwest Boston teams up with the Walpole Council on Aging and New Pond Village to present the Walpole Memory Café. The Walpole Memory Café welcomes those living with memory changes and their care partners. Monthly activities will vary and there will be refreshments and conversation with others facing similar challenges. This will take place in a safe and supportive environment. A care partner must accompany anyone who needs assistance. There is no cost to attend, but an RSVP is required. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Sandy Pellegrine at 508.668.8001 or call Laurel St. Pierre sy 508.668.3330.

In-Depth Guides for Families

Adult Caregiving Guide Adult Caregiving Guide
Adult Caregiving Guide
You’re happy to help your aging loved one, but it isn’t always easy. And knowing when you may need some extra help can also be a challenge. Don’t ignore the signs that your loved one’s needs are changing.
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Ways To Pay for In-Home Senior Care Guide Ways To Pay for In-Home Senior Care Guide
Ways To Pay for In-Home Senior Care Guide
Understanding all of the options for in-home care and how to pay for it can be confusing, especially at a time of stress and concern for a loved one. Did you know there are funding sources available that may help pay for the service?
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Aging-in-Place Guide Aging-in-Place Guide
Aging-in-Place Guide
With the vast majority of older adults wanting to remain in their homes as they age, it’s essential to identify the potential roadblocks and how to address them. Certain aging and health challenges can affect everyday activities.
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Dementia Cognitive Change Guide Dementia Cognitive Change Guide
Supporting Loved Ones With Dementia or Cognitive Change
Right at Home’s approach to dementia care and cognitive support is built on the belief that every person living with dementia or cognitive change can interact with their surroundings and connect in new ways with their loved ones.
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Fall Prevention Guide Fall Prevention Guide
Fall Prevention Guide
It’s important that you take time to assess an aging loved one’s house for anything that might be a health risk.
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RightConversations®
Communication barriers are a real challenge for family caregivers. Conflicts within the family and communication gaps with healthcare providers can lead to frustration and stress in the caregiving cycle.
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Understanding Grief Guide Understanding Grief Guide
Understanding Grief: A Guide for Grieving Caregivers
Grief associated with the loss or the expected loss of a loved one can be overwhelming. Intense and often unexpected emotions can feel unmanageable and unending.
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Video Resources for a More Empowered Future

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Checklists, Tips and Other Tools

Home Safety Checklist for Seniors
Home Safety Checklist
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Hospital Discharge Guide
Discharge Checklist
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Hospital to Home Guide
Tips for Your Hospital Stay
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Home Safety Checklist for Seniors
Home Safety Checklist
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Hospital Discharge Guide
Discharge Checklist
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Hospital to Home Guide
Tips for Your Hospital Stay
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Local Resources in Foxboro and the Surrounding Community

www.OakleyHomeAccess.com

Address: Walpole, MA 02081

Phone: (508) 269-9227

www.wavna.org

Address: 55 West St #3, Walpole, MA 02081

Phone: (508) 668-1066

www.elderbenefitsconsulting.com

Address: 365 Boston Post Rd #390, Sudbury, MA 01776

Phone: (508) 270-7556

www.hessco.org

Address: 1 Merchant St # 106, Sharon, MA 02067

Phone: (781) 784-4944

www.baypath.org

Address: 33 Boston Post Rd W, Marlborough, MA 01752

Phone: (508) 573-7200

www.bristolelder.org

Address: 1 Father Devalles Blvd #8, Fall River, MA 02723

Phone: 508.675-2101

www.ethocare.org

Address: 555 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Phone: (617) 522-6700

https://www.ocesma.org/

Address: 144 Main St # 2, Brockton, MA 02301

Phone: (508) 584-1561

To Report Elder Abuse: 800-922-2275

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