Senior Resources

All telephone numbers are in area code 617 unless otherwise indicated. CAE below refers to the City of Boston Commission on Affairs of the Elderly.


125 Amory Street, elderly/disabled housing, Boston Housing Authority. Info: 988-4200.

Armenian Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 431 Pond St., 522-2600,

Farnsworth House, 90 South St. Info: 524-6971,

Forbes Building, 545 Centre St. Info: 522-8181.

Franklin Park Villa, 131 Morton St. Info: 983-5554.

Laurel Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 174 Forest Hills St. Info: 522-1550.

Julia Martin House, 90 Bickford St. Info: 983-0052.

Mount Pleasant Home, 301 S. Huntington Ave. Info: 522-7600,

Nate Smith House, 155 Lamartine St. Info: 522-2424.

Rogerson House, 434 Jamaicaway, assisted living and respite care. Info: 983-2300,

Sherrill House, skilled nursing and rehabilitative care, 135 S. Huntington Ave. Info: 731-2400,

Springhouse, assisted living retirement community, 44 Allandale St. Info: 522-0043,


Alzheimer’s Resource and Information Center, 434 Jamaicaway. Info: 983-2300 ext. 159.

Community Service Advocates assist elderly people with issues from government benefits to housing. Neighborhood advocate at CAE: 635-3993.

Creative Alliances, geriatric consulting linking elders who live at home to services, (an extension of Sherrill House) 135 S. Huntington Ave. Info: 731-1414.

Ensuring Stability through Action in our Community (ESAC), housing assistance for senior homeowners. Info: 524-4820,

Ethos, serves seniors who want to stay at home as long as possible with case management, home care, meals on wheels, an elderly meal program, transportation, long-term care ombudsmen, housing, caregiver support and volunteer services. Offers Latino lunch and culture cafes in JP. Info: 522-6700,

Intergenerational Parenting/Nontraditional Families, provides support, training and activities to nontraditional families. For residents over 55. Info: 635-4250.

ITNGreaterBoston, private, door-to-door taxi service for ages 60 and older and adults with visual impairments. Info: 781-296-1495,

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, provides social activities and other services for seniors. Info: 524-8882,

Operation ABLE helps low-income workers 55 and older return to work. Info: 542-4180.

Rogerson Communities, housing and adult day health programs for elderly disabled and low-income Boston residents. Residental and day program options for people with memory loss. Info: 469-5800,

The Senior Shuttle, free curb-to-curb transportation in Boston neighborhoods for seniors 60 and older, sponsored by CAE. Info: 635-3000.

Taxi Coupon Discount Program, homebound handicapped or disabled seniors aged 65-plus. Info: 635-4366.

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