Hopkinton, Massachusetts, a vibrant town in Middlesex counties with a senior population close to 7%, is located in the MetroWest area. Hopkinton was originally incorporated in 1715 and was the center for the boot and shoe manufacturing industry in the area through the 1800's. Hopkinton today is a growing community faced with many of the same senior issues that towns and cities across the U.S. are facing. Hopkinton seniors are choosing to age in their own homes; they are aging in place thus needing senior home care services provided by a trusted senior home care agency like Home Instead Senior Care. The adult children of these Hopkinton seniors are caught in the dilemma of assisting their aging parents while working a full time job and caring for their own families. It was not until 1997 that Home Instead Senior Care came to the Hopkinton MetroWest area with private senior home care services for Hopkinton seniors. Senior home care services like respite, homemaking, companionship and personal care services was now provided through a reputable Hopkinton home care agency.
Hopkinton seniors have over 215 Hopkinton properties listed in the State Register of Historic Places to choose from when seeing the local Hopkinton sites. Many of Hopkinton's senior residents enjoy these historical sites with the help of CAREGivers from senior home care agencies like Home Instead Senior Care. Senior home care agencies, like Home Instead Senior Care, provide senior home care and companionship services as well as transportation to the Hopkinton town center and beyond. Outings to historical Hopkinton sites like the Cedar Swamp Archeological District require caregivers trained in safety and independent senior living. The most noted national event to be held in Hopkinton is the Boston Marathon. Hopkinton is best known as the starting point of the race held annually on Patriot's Day in April.
Since over 5% of Hopkinton's households have a senior living alone, senior home care and senior home health services are important issues to Hopkinton senior residents. Finding a caregiver through a trusted senior homecare provider may give Hopkinton seniors peace of mind.
The Hopkinton Council on Aging/Hopkinton Senior Center also supports Hopkinton seniors. Located at 28 Mayhew Street, Hopkinton, MA, it is open Monday through Friday. The Hopkinton Council on Aging staff has both outreach senior services and a volunteer SHINE Counselor. The Hopkinton Council on Aging/Hopkinton Senior Center is a Hopkinton family and Hopkinton senior support service that provides social, educational and cultural programs. Part of the Hopkinton Council on Aging's Outreach Service is to provide information and referral sources to Hopkinton seniors for senior home care services provided by a reputable, trusted Hopkinton senior home care agency like Home Instead Senior Care. Other senior services provided by the Hopkinton Council on Aging/Hopkinton Senior Center are daily meals, health screenings, senior exercise classes, day trips and more. The Hopkinton Council on Aging also publishes a newsletter for Hopkinton seniors called Hilltopper.