Programs & Services
Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. offers a wide range of
services for people 60 years of age and older and for
caregivers. Eligibility requirements vary. The staff in our Information and Referral Department can help identify which services best suit your needs.
Listed below are summaries of our programs & services.
Click on them to learn more - or - use the left navigation to quickly page through them.
Adult Foster Care Program
- Provides a supportive family environment for people with disabilities who need extra assistance and housing.
- Offers caregivers information about services and short-term individual or family consultation.
- Offers a shared living environment for people who are at least 60 years of age, and disabled individuals age 18 and older.
Elder Abuse and Neglect
- Investigates allegations of abuse, financial exploitation, neglect or self-neglect; provides ongoing casework, and coordinates service plans designed to alleviate risk/abuse.
Health & Wellness Programs
- Free educational programs to assist with fall prevention, eating healthy, and managing chronic conditions.
Home Care Program
- Provides state-subsidized services to eligible elders who need assistance so they may continue to live safely at home. Case managers provide free in-home-assessment, care planning, information about resources, and ongoing monitoring of services.
Information & Referral
- The contact point for information about elder services and how to access them.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
- Provides advocacy for residents of nursing and rest homes in order to improve quality of life and care.
- Popularly known as "Meals-on-Wheels", this federally funded service is a national program administered locally to deliver well-balanced, lunchtime meals to frail, homebound individuals who are at least 60 years of age.
- Matches trained and insured volunteers with older adults who need help writing checks, balancing their checkbooks, and budgeting monthly income.
- We assist individuals in need of long-term care services to make informed choices about the services and settings that best meet their needs.
Personal Care Attendant Program
- Supports consumers who control the design and delivery of their personal care services.
Senior Care Options (SCO) - A coordinated health plan for MassHealth
members aged 65 and older. Members who join SCO will have a primary care
physician who is affiliated with the senior care organization.