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Resource Guide: Q-Z

– – The Elder Resource Guide is published by the Brookline Council on Aging.   Copies are available at the Center. These listings, accurate as of September, are from the sixth edition. Please note that inclusion does not constitute a recommendation. The guide is to help you get information and services.

To update your listing, please contact  OLGA SLIWA :  osliwa@brooklinema.gov

QUALITY OF CARE

Mass Department of Public Health, Health Care Safety Complaints
800. 462. 5540

Mass Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
781. 647. 5327

Mass Department of Public Health, Nursing Home Report Card
www.mass.gov/dph

Mass Extended Care Federation
www.elderweb.com

REAL ESTATE

Circuit Breaker Tax Credit
Mass Resources

RESIDENTIAL CARE

Hale House
617. 536. 3726
www.halebarnard.org

Mt. Pleasant Home
617. 522. 7600
www.mountpleasant.org

Pettee House
617. 527.0023
www.stoneinstitute.com

Sophia Snow House
617. 323. 1354
www.sophiasnowplace.org

RESPITE

HELP – Home and Escort Linkage
617. 730. 2752

Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle
617. 566. 1700

Rogerson House
617. 983. 2300, ext. 145

Sophia Snow House
617. 325. 7900, ext. 203

Springwell
617. 926. 4100
www.springwell.com

SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Administration
800. 772. 1213
www.ssa.gov

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alzheimer’s Association
800. 272. 3900
www.alz.org/MA/

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
617. 667. 7000

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
617. 732. 6462

Brookline Center
617. 277. 8107
www.brooklinecenter.org

Brookline Council on Aging
617. 730. 2777

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
617. 632. 3301

Faulkner Hospital
617. 983. 7000

Jewish Family & Children’s Services
781. 647. 5327
www.jfcsboston.org

LGBT Caregiver Support
617. 271. 4182
www.lgbtagingproject.org

Mass General Hospital Support Groups
617. 726. 2640

New England Baptist Hospital
617. 754. 5400
www.nebh.org

Newton Wellesley Hospital
617. 243. 6000

Cancer Support Community
888. 793. 9355

TELEMARKETING

Do Not Call Registry – National
888. 382. 1222
www.donotcall.gov

Do Not Call – Massachusetts
866. 231. 2255
www.madonotcall.govconnect.com

Opt-Out Prescreen Credit Card or Insurance Offers
888. 567. 8688
www.optoutprescreen.com

TRANSPORTATION

Brookline Elder Taxi (BETS)
617. 730. 2740

Brookline Senior Center Van
617. 730. 2750

Busy Bee Transport (Springwell)
800. 427. 0230

Brigham/Faulknew/Mass General Shuttle Buses (Partners Healthcare)
617. 726. 2250

Chestnut Hill Ride
617. 874. 0487

Elderbus
617. 730. 2777

ITN Greater Boston
781. 296. 1495
www.itngreaterboston.org

MBTA The Ride
617. 222. 5123

MBTA Senior Pass
617. 222. 5438
www.mbta.com

Wheelchair Ambulette
617. 733. 6339, 781. 444. 4655

UTILITY DISCOUNTS

 

National Grid Gas

800. 322. 3223

www.nationalgridus.com

NSTAR Electric

800. 566. 2080

Verizon Telephone

800. 870. 9999

VETERAN SERVICES

 

AMVETS

877. 726. 8387

www.amvets.org

Brookline Veteran Services

617. 730. 2112

Homeless Women Veterans Outreach

857. 364. 4027

New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans

617. 371. 1800

www.neshv.org

Regional Veteran Services

800. 827. 1000

www.va.gov

Veteran Medical Centers

617. 232. 9500

617. 323. 7700

VFW

800. 839. 1899

www.vfw.org

VISION

Greater Boston Guild for the Blind/Jewish Guild for the Blind

617. 327. 1718

MAB Community Services (MA Assoc for Blind)

617. 926. 4232

www.mabcommunity.org

Mass Commission for the Blind

617. 727. 5550

www.state.ma.us/mcb

Perkins Outreach

617. 972. 7643

Talking Information Center

800. 696. 9505