Leicester, Massachusetts is a town in Worcester counties. Leicester was first settled in 1713 and incorporated in 1714. Leicester is located in Central Massachusetts. It is 46 miles west of Boston and 48 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island.
Although no significant Revolutionary battles were fought in Leicester, the term "Minuteman" was coined by Leicester's Colonel William Henshaw, who noted that the militia must be ready "upon a minute's notice".
Today, Leicester is a quiet, residential community, known for its affordable homes and safe neighborhoods. The 2000 census noted that the population of Leicester was 10,471 with a 2010 projected population of 12,012. The 2000 census noted the senior Leicester population, aged 65 and older, was 5.6%. 21.9% of all Leicester households are made up of individuals with 9.3% having a Leicester senior 65 or older living alone. As this Leicester senior population increases, so will the need for senior home care assistance provided by a reputable senior homecare agency such as Home Instead Senior Care. Leicester's Council on Aging is located at 40 Winslow Avenue, Leicester, MA and is also the site of the Leicester Senior Center.
The Leicester Council on Aging is a Leicester town senior resource for questions pertaining to elder senior services and elderly assistance. Massachusetts offers information and possible senior assistance to Leicester senior residents through Elder Services of Worcester. Elder Services of Worcester can answer questions regarding senior needs, provide Leicester elder care needs assessments and possible financial assistance to pay for senior home care assistance or at home senior elder care. The Leicester Senior Center offers educational, recreational and social programs to Leicester seniors.
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