Dover, Massachusetts, a quaint New England town in Norfolk counties with a senior population of over 11%, is still considered by many to be a part of the MetroWest area. Dover was first settled in 1640 and went through many name changes as part of Dedham until it incorporated as Dover in 1836. Today's Metro West Dover is a larger community faced with the same senior trends other towns in the Nation are experiencing. Many Dover seniors are attempting to age in their home thus the need for senior home care services provided by a trusted senior home care agency like Home Instead Senior Care. Family members of these Dover seniors are caught in the dilemma of assisting their parents while taking care of their own families and working. In 1997 the senior home care industry came to Dover with the opening of the MetroWest office of Home Instead Senior Care, a private pay senior home care agency. Home Instead Senior Care's home care services are tailored to fit you and your family's elder care needs.
There are several interesting historical sites in Dover for Dover area seniors to view. The Sawin Museum and The Caryl House are the two most well known. Dover seniors, with the help of senior home care, can enjoy visits to these Dover points of interest. Senior home care agencies, like Home Instead Senior Care, can provide the CAREGivers necessary to transport Dover's seniors as well as provide senior home care services.
Dover's seniors, who live alone, mark about 6% of the total Dover household population. Being able to remain independent is of extreme importance to Dover's seniors, many of who are still very active in the Dover community. Private pay senior home care agencies, such as Home Instead Senior Care, provide the necessary senior home care assistance for the seniors in Dover.
As of this past year, there are over 1,000 Dover residents who are 60 and over. As this elder population grows, there will be more of a need for Dover senior home care services through the Dover Council on Aging and Dover Senior Center. Many Dover senior services are already provided by the Dover Senior Center. These senior care services are information and referral, educational and cultural events, health clinics, social activities, fitness and exercise and more. Senior home care services such as meal preparation and transportation are also provided by senior home care agencies like Home Instead Senior Care. As the Dover senior population increases over the years, so will the need for senior home care services and elderly care in Dover. That is when senior home care agencies like Home Instead Senior Care can provide the safety and independence that Dover's elderly senior residents need.