Community and Caregiver Programs

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In order to increase our community’s access to services that support caregivers and empower seniors and adults with medical or cognitive challenges, CESI operates the following community and caregiver programs.

CESI CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS
Support groups are moderated sessions where caregivers and partners can connect to share advice, discuss challenges, and learn of local resources to assist in the process of caring for adults with chronic medical or cognitive challenges, such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Arlington Caregiver Support Group
Time - 10:15am-11:30am on the second Tuesday of each month
Location - Arlington Council on Aging, 27 Maple Street, Arlington
Contact - Amy DeAngelis, CESI Arlington Service Coordinator: 781-641-1070; adeangelis@elderdayservices.org

Burlington Caregiver Support Group
Time - 9:30am-10:45am on the third Wednesday of each month
Location - CESI Burlington Center, 37 B Street, Burlington
Contact - Dianne Luther, CESI Burlington Service Coordinator: 781-270-5751; dluther@elderdayservices.org

Concord Caregiver Support Group
Time- 10:30am-12:00pm on the third Tuesday of each month
Location - Concord Council on Aging, 1276 Main Street, Concord
Contact - Abby Ferreira, CESI Outreach Coordinator: 781-863-1166 x104; a.ferreira@elderdayservices.org

Groton Caregiver Support Group
Time - 10:30am-12:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month
Location - Rivercourt Residences, 8 West Main Street, Groton
Contact - Nancy D’Agostino, CESI Groton Service Coordinator: 978-448-1400; ndagostino@elderdayservices.org

MEMORY CAFÉS
Memory Cafés are monthly gatherings where individuals with memory impairment and their family caregivers share in fun and engaging programs at welcoming, accessible locations in your community.

Bedford Memory Café (program flier)
Time - 10:00am-12:00pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month
Location - Bedford Council on Aging, 12 Mudge Way, Bedford, 2nd Floor Flint Room
Contact - Abby Ferreira, CESI Outreach Coordinator: 781-863-1166 x104; a.ferreira@elderdayservices.org
Program made possible thanks to the support of the Friends of the Bedford Council on Aging, Brookline Bank, Carleton-Willard Homes, and Rotary Club of Bedford

Lexington Memory Café (program flier)
Time - 9:00am-11:00am on the third Wednesday of each month
Location - Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington
Contact - Melissa Interess, Assistant Director of Senior Services, Lexington Community Center: 781-698-4842; minteress@lexingtonma.gov

WORKSHOPS

Brain Healthy Eating Workshop (program flier)
Time - Four week workshop from 10:00am-12:00pm on Wednesdays May 30, and June 6, 13, 20
Location - CESI Groton Center, 8 West Main Street, Groton
Contact - Abby Ferreira, CESI Outreach Coordinator: 781-863-1166 x104; a.ferreira@elderdayservices.org
Program made possible thanks to the generosity of the Nashoba Valley Healthcare Fund



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