Community and Caregiver Programs

Where Caring For Your Loved One is Our Priority

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.

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. Currently our caregiver support groups are on hold as we navigate how to best implement under current Covid-19 safety guidelines. For more information about these support groups, please reach out to staff noted below.

Acton Caregiver Support Group
Contact – Alison Butler, CESI Acton Service Coordinator: 978-448-1400;

Arlington Caregiver Support Group
Contact – Jessica Lipsey, CESI Arlington Service Coordinator: 781-641-1070;

Burlington Caregiver Support Group
Contact – Dianne Luther, CESI Burlington Service Coordinator: 781-270-5751;

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)
Currently our in-person memory café is on-hold due to Covid-19. The Bedford Council on Aging is providing a virtual café. For more information you can email 
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

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