Grafton, Massachusetts is located in Worcester counties. Grafton is thirty miles west of Boston and 5 miles southeast of Worcester.
Grafton was originally occupied by the Nipmucs. A reservation of Nipmucs continues still today. Grafton was settled by Europeans in 1718 and incorporated in 1735.
Cotton mills appeared in Grafton as early as 1793, using the power of the Pawtucket River. Manufacturing companies appeared in Grafton through the course of the next century producing guns, abrasives, and, more recently, metal forging.
Grafton is home to Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The Willard House and Clock Museum is also located in Grafton.
According to the 2000 census, the population of Grafton was 14,894 with a projected 2010 population of 16,239. The 2000 census noted that the senior, or 65 years or older portion of the population was 6.1%. Almost 25% of all Grafton households are made up of individuals with 8.1% of these Grafton households being Grafton seniors 65 or older. As this Grafton senior population increases, there will be an increasing demand for Grafton senior home care services provided by a trusted senior home care agency like Home Instead Senior Care. Home Instead has provided the highest quality, in-home care for your loved one since 1997. Elder home care services are tailored to fit you and your family's elder homecare needs.
The Grafton Senior Center is located at 30 Providence Road, Grafton, MA. This is also the site of the Grafton Council on Aging. The Grafton Senior Center is opened from 8:30 to 4:30 Mondays through Friday and until 8:30pm on Thursdays. Along with a number of Grafton senior activities at the Grafton Senior Center, the Grafton Council on Aging members are available for questions related to senior home care services and elderly assistance.
The state offers senior information, and possible services, through its Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) Elder Services of Worcester. Elder Services can guide seniors and their families searching for senior home care assistance and home elder care in Grafton.
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