Palmer Elder Care Resources

Palmer Senior Center 1029 Center Street | Erin Pincence, Director
Meals on Wheels: Call Greater Springfield Senior Services
(800) 649-3641
Congregate Meal Site: Palmer Senior Center | Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Reporting Elder Abuse and Neglect in Palmer, Massachusetts
Report Elder Abuse to Executive Office of Elder Affiars 24/7: (800) 922-2275
Submit Mandated Reporter forms to, and get counseling help for physical and financial abuse and neglect from Greater Springfield Senior Services.

(800) 922-2275

Medicaid Paid At Home Elder Care Programs Available in Palmer, Massachusetts
Personal Care Attendant Program, Adult Family Care Program, Community Choices Program
The ASAP (Aging Services Access Point) for eligibility screening and information for these home care programs in Palmer is Greater Springfield Senior Services
Support Groups in Palmer, Massachusetts
Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group for family members and friends of people with Alzheimer’s disease share feelings, concerns, support. Alzheimer's and Memory Loss Support Group locations, times
Alzheimer's Association helpline support 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.
(800) 272-3900
Al Anon Family Support Group - for anyone who feels his or her life is, or has been, affected by a problem drinker. Friday Night Book Club at Second Congregational Church, 1080 Pleasant Street, Parking Lot off School Street (Route 20). Newcomers Welcome. Friday 6:30 - 7:30 pm.
(413) 782-3406
Subsidized Housing in Palmer, Massachusetts
Palmer Housing Authority, 13 Fletcher Street
Palmer Green Estates, 1 Beacon Drive, Palmer, MA
Nursing Homes in Palmer, Massachusetts

Palmer Health Care Center, 250 Shearer Street | Liz Lucas, Admissions Dir.
Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, vascular dementia patients. 61 beds;
Semi-private: $325/day | 3 -4 beds per room: $315/day

Psychiatric Hospital
Wing Hospital Center for Geriatric Psychiatry
Mary Barbati, Social Worker - extension 1484
15 bed access-controlled hospital specializing in geriatric care.
Specialized nurses, social workers, therapists and geriatric psychiatrist

(413) 668-1471
or (866) 217-2598

Nursing Home Ombudsman for Palmer, Massachusetts

Greater Springfield Senior Services | Marci Cooley

781-8800 ext 178
Veterans' Service Office in Palmer, Massachusetts
Deborah Shilaikis, 4417 Main Street
Tuesday & Wednesday 9 - 4 and Thursday 9 - 12:30pm | Serving Palmer
FAX: 283-2604
This directory is compiled from information submitted to us by the elder care agencies and facilities. The directory is not a recommendation or endorsement.
It is a contact reference list for families and caregivers.

Updated January 29, 2014