Volunteers MAKE a DIFFERENCE

Like so many of the elders Montachusett Home Care Corporation (MHCC) serves, Marilyn A. led an active, productive life for most of her 60 plus years. She felt good about what she did running a matching gift program at work, enjoying her love of photography and turning...

Help for caregivers

HOME CARE HELPS AN ELDER AND HER CAREGIVER   When Shizuko C began receiving services from Montachusett Home Care Corporation (MHCC) in January of 2014, she had been hospitalized three times within the past month and had been to the emergency room on several other...
Sophie and Her “Angel #1”

Sophie and Her “Angel #1”

At times it is easy to forget that elderly people were not always old; that they have had wonderfully productive lives that, of necessity, have slowed down through the natural aging process. One such woman is soon to be 95 year old Sophie B. of Gardner, an active,...
Caregiver Walks Down Aisle With Bride

Caregiver Walks Down Aisle With Bride

Brian and his wife Clarice have been caring for Brian’s 91 year old mother, Adele for almost 5 years. Adele has a number of medical conditions requiring someone to be with her all the time. Brian, his wife, Clarice, and other family members make sure Adele is...
Advice From an Experienced Caregiver

Advice From an Experienced Caregiver

Advice From an Experienced Caregiver After many years of caring for her mom and her dad who both had dementia and eventually died, Elaine found herself in the role of caregiver again. But this time it was for her husband Hank. In June 2009, Elaine Gendron attended her...