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New spouse-as-caregiver bill gives families more options

Caring for a loved one who requires daily assistance can be challenging. Medicaid recognizes this by providing great programs designed to support family caregivers. Unfortunately, some of those programs are not available for caregiver spouses here in Massachusetts. A proposal known as S28 seeks to change that. Properly titled an Act Allowing Spouses to Serve… Continue Reading New spouse-as-caregiver bill gives families more options

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5 tips for helping family caregivers manage medications

As we know, caregiving is a fulltime job that often requires coordinating many moving pieces. Medication is usually a key part of that picture, and it often falls on caregivers to ensure that things stay on track. Roughly 83 percent of Americans take at least one medication daily, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Continue Reading 5 tips for helping family caregivers manage medications

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Family caregivers to rally at Adult Foster Care Awareness Day

Adult Foster Care (AFC) is a life-changing program for thousands of family caregivers across the Commonwealth. If you appreciate the vital work caregivers do, please consider joining us at Beacon Hill for Adult Foster Care Awareness Day 2019. AFC is a MassHealth-funded program that supports the live-in caregivers who meet the daily needs of older… Continue Reading Family caregivers to rally at Adult Foster Care Awareness Day

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Cliente do AFC complete 104 Anos de Idade: A historia da Maria

Quando fomos visitar a Maria Depina, ela estava dormindo comfortavelmente. Ela não dormio a noite anterior esteve cantando e dançando, relata a filha e cuidadora dela, Maria Pina. Isso não é fora do character da Maria Depina, que fez 104 Anos em Novembro. “Ela sempre gostou de se vistir, usar bastante perfume, ir à igreja… Continue Reading Cliente do AFC complete 104 Anos de Idade: A historia da Maria

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Looking for Care in a Family-Based Setting?

Helping people care for a loved one at home is central to our mission at Adult Family Care (AFC). But sometimes we help by introducing qualified caregivers to those who need live-in support. We are a MassHealth-funded, non-profit program that specializes in helping people receive the best possible care in a family setting. Roughly 10… Continue Reading Looking for Care in a Family-Based Setting?

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Our Service Area

  The Adult Family Care program serves Greater Boston, the North Shore, and Merrimack Valley.  For a list of the cities and towns in our service area, click here. Click here to view a larger version of our service area map.

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