Helping those you care about most care for themselves.
South Hadley, Chicopee and Holyoke are working toward becoming designated as age-friendly and dementia-friendly communities.
If you are a resident of one of these communities, please consider taking a Livable Communities Survey, available in English or Spanish, about your thoughts on everything from walkability to social activity opportunities and focusing on the needs of older persons.
Read more about the initiative through the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in this article from The Republican.
Services & Programs for Elders & People with Disabilities
Providing 24-Hr Personal Care Staff and on-call staff available to all residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for unforeseen and unplanned personal care and homemaking assistance.
Congregate Housing is a housing option for elders and persons with disabilities. While there is not 24-hour staffing, supportive services are available as needed to provide assistance with activities of daily living.