Shrewsbury, Massachusetts is a picturesque suburb of Worcester, MA with 13.5% of its population comprised of seniors. Shrewsbury is known for its proximity to Worcester as a residential town separated by Lake Quinsigamond. Shrewsbury became a town in 1722 and finally incorporated in 1727. The current town of Shrewsbury is a larger community that shares many of the same trends facing other U.S. towns. Shrewsbury seniors are choosing to age in place in their own homes thus the need for senior home care and home care agencies like Home Instead Senior Care. Many of these Shrewsbury seniors have family caregivers, who are usually the adult children, not only faced with the task of caring for their parent but also their own family while working a full time job. Shrewsbury's seniors started receiving senior home care services in 1997 with the arrival of Home Instead Senior Care, a private pay, non-medical senior home care agency. Home Instead Senior Care provides senior home care services of companionship, homemaking and personal care services along with the respite care for which many Shrewsbury families are looking. Elder homecare services are tailored to fit you and your family's elder care needs.
There are many historical sites for Shrewsbury seniors to take advantage of in Shrewsbury. The old locations of the 1786 leather industry, gunsmithing operations as well as watch factories and sawmills are featured tourist stops and can be especially interesting for Shrewsbury's seniors. Home Instead Senior Care, a senior home care agency, provides CAREGivers that can transport seniors safely as well as provide tour companionship. Shrewsbury seniors can remain independent knowing that there are senior home care services and quality home care for Shrewsbury seniors.
Since approximately 10.5% of all households in Shrewsbury have a senior who lives alone, available senior home care assistance and senior homecare options are vitally important to Shrewsbury seniors and Shrewsbury residents.
The Shrewsbury Council on Aging serves the Shrewsbury seniors needs with social services and referral information as well as providing activities like trips, exercise classes, dancing lessons, board games and billiards for Shrewsbury seniors. Outreach programs like Meals on Wheels and Emergency Heating assistance are also provided by the Shrewsbury Senior Center. The Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center funds and mails the Shrewsbury Council on Aging newsletter free of charge to all Shrewsbury seniors. The Shrewsbury Council on Aging is located at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA. The Shrewsbury Council on Aging provides caregiver information to Shrewsbury families taking care of a senior family member. Home Instead Senior Care, a private pay senior home care agency, can assist the Shrewsbury seniors with their senior homecare needs.
Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones.
Each Home Instead Senior Care franchise is independently owned and operated.