Natick, Massachusetts is a hilly New England town, with a senior population of more than 14%, located in the MetroWest area. Although the first settlers in Natick arrived in 1651, it wasn't until 1781 that the town was officially incorporated. Today's Natick is a growing community that shares many senior trends other towns and cities in the United States are facing. Natick seniors are choosing to age in place more frequently thus needing senior home care services from a respected Natick senior home care agency to stay in place. The adult children of these Natick seniors are caught in the dilemma of caring for their aging Natick parents and providing senior home care services as well as working full time and caring for their own family. Home Instead Senior Care, a senior home care agency, arrived in Natick in 1998 providing senior home health care services to Natick area seniors in their homes so they may remain in independent senior living arrangements. Home Instead Senior Care home care and personal care services also provide relief to the overburdened family caregiver or caregivers. Elder home care services are tailored to fit you and your family's elder care needs.
There are many interesting sites for Natick seniors to see in Natick. The Henry Wilson House, The Center for Arts in Natick, and the Eliot Church are a few of the Natick historical landmarks for seniors to view. Because Home Instead Senior Care, a senior home care agency, requires all their CAREGiver's to be able to transport seniors, many Natick seniors will rely on these senior home care providers. With the help of these trained CAREGivers, and the senior home care services they perform, many Natick area seniors enjoy outings to these Natick spots.
Natick residents over the age of 45 number over 37%. A large portion of Natick residents are caught in the "sandwich generation" of providing home healthcare and home care services for their senior parents and while also caring for their children. Older adults in Natick will be looking for private elder home care or other means of assisted living facilities for either themselves or their senior Natick parents.
The Natick Council on Aging is located at the Natick Senior Center at 117 East Central Street, Natick, MA. The Natick Kennedy Senior Center is open Monday through Friday. The Natick Council on Aging provides information, referral, advocacy, programs and many activities. Combined with home care services, caregivers can accompany seniors to the Natick Senior Center and provide the much needed transportation Natick seniors require. Some of the social activities at the Natick Senior Center like board games, exercise classes, knitting, crafts, bridge, chess are just a few of the many activities packed into the Natick Senior Center's social calendar. There is a wide variety of activities at the Natick Senior Center for Natick seniors to take advantage of to keep active and social. Outreach services at the Natick Senior Center are provided by licensed social workers. Many of the home care chores, companionship and personal care services can be provided by home care agencies like Home Instead Senior Care, but services such as income tax help or legal services are provided by a Natick Senior Center volunteer.