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Senior Care Resources

​​​​​​To the Home Instead® network, enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families isn’t just about providing care services. If there’s a way we can make your life a little easier, a little less stressful, a little more manageable, we’re glad to share our resources and care expertise with you. ​​​​
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Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Visit their website to learn more!​

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Home Instead contracts with HESSCO

As the Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) and Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for South Norfolk County in Massachusetts, HESSCO’s mission is to help older adults and individuals living with a disability remain safe and independent at home for as long as possible. For information on their many services, including Home Care Services, and to see if you qualify:

Visit their website!


Dementia Home Care Grant

Home Instead Senior Care® has partnered with HFC® to establish the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Grant Program. This initiative offers grants for home care services to families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Hilarity for Charity collaborates with the Alzheimer’s Association® and the Home Instead Senior Care network, ensuring families have access to valuable home care and support programs.

For more information on the Dementia Home Care Grant, visit the webpage.

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Home Heating & Electricity Assistance

With home utility costs expected to soar in Massachusetts this year, don’t get left in the cold (or dark!). There’s help available: Click here for assistance!
 * Consider helping an elderly neighbor apply!

Veteran Information

Home Instead is proud to contract with the Veteran’s Administration. If you or your loved one are a veteran, and want to find out if you qualify for services, please call your local veteran’s office at the number listed below:

Local Food Pantries

Milton Community Food Pantry

For Location and Hours - Click here!
Not food insecure but would like to donate to the pantry? - Donate here!


Norwood Food Pantry

For Location and Hours - Click Here!
Looking for a volunteer opportunity? - Learn More
To make food or monetary donations - Donate here!


Walpole Community Food Pantry

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the pantry has shifted to a delivery and pickup model of service. Distributions occur on Wednesdays from 2:30pm-4:00pm at Walpole High School. Please note that we are happy to make alternate arrangements for those who are unable to attend distributions on Wednesdays. In addition, deliveries are made to residents of Diamond Pond Terrace and Neponset View Terrace. If you or someone you know needs food assistance, please contact us at (508) 668-0106.

You can donate here!


First Congregational Church of Sharon Food Pantry

Food Pantry Open:
Monday thru Thursday - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
~ Donations accepted ~

Visit their website to learn more!


Rose’s Bounty

Our food pantry is open to residents of West Roxbury, Roslindale, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, and Mattapan, and our special programs for school children, disabled and homeless veterans, and elderly & home-bound neighbors ensure our less visible community members are not forgotten.

Visit their website to learn more!


Canton Food Pantry

Our purpose is to provide free food to eligible Canton residents. We serve many individuals and families, on a temporary basis, who have been affected by economic problems. The Food Pantry is operated entirely by volunteers who wish to help their fellow townspeople, by providing a basic human necessity.
~ Accepting Donations ~

Visit their website to learn more!


St. Anthony’s Free Market, Stoughton

The mission of Saint Anthony’s is to contribute to the nutritional needs of low-income residents of Stoughton.  During COVID, a family of 1 with a weekly income less than $613 or a family of 4 making less than $1260 weekly ($65,500 yearly) are eligible. Please contact Ginger if you know someone who could use our help or send them to us.
~ Accepting Donations ~

Visit their website to learn more!