• We Support Live-In Caregivers

    We Support Live-In Caregivers

    Providing live-in care for a friend or loved one isn’t always easy, but Adult Family Care (AFC) is a MassHealth funded program that can help.

    AFC supports and financially assists live-in caregivers for those who are unable to live alone and are eligible for either MassHealth or Medicaid. Also known … Read More

  • Looking for Care in a Family-Based Setting?

    Looking for Care in a Family-Based Setting?

    Helping people care for a loved one at home is central to our mission at Adult Family Care (AFC). But sometimes we help by introducing qualified caregivers to those who need live-in support.

    We are a MassHealth-funded, non-profit program that specializes in helping people receive the best possible care in … Read More

  • AFC Satisfaction Survey Yields Very Positive Feedback

    AFC Satisfaction Survey Yields Very Positive Feedback

    A recent survey of the Adult Family Care (AFC) program indicates a very high level of satisfaction among caregivers and people receiving in-home services through the program… Read More

  • Our Service Area

    Our Service Area

     

    The Adult Family Care program serves Greater Boston, the North Shore, and Merrimack Valley.  For a list of the cities and towns in our service area, click here.

    AFC Service Area Map

    Click here to view a larger version of our service area map.… Read More

  • Caregiver Training

  • Know the Basics of Proper Body Mechanics

    Know the Basics of Proper Body Mechanics

    Monthly training is one of the many ways that Adult Family Care (AFC) supports family caregivers. This month AFC is providing information about the basics of proper body mechanics. 

    AFC is an Adult Foster Care program, which provides compensation, training, and respite for caregivers across much of the Greater Boston Read More

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  • Caregiver Stories

  • AFC Client Turns 104: Maria’s Story

    AFC Client Turns 104: Maria’s Story

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    When we went to visit Maria Depina, she was sound asleep. She was up the night before singing and dancing, according to her daughter and caregiver, Maria Pina. That’s not out of character for Depina, who turned 104 in November.

    “She always … Read More

    Jun 04, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Care Comes Home

    Celebrating Caregivers

    November is National Caregivers Month. This year’s theme is Care Comes Home which is a perfect fit for the Adult Family Care (AFC) program, as our mission is to help people receive high quality care at home… Read More

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  • Deborah's Story

    Deborah’s Story

    Deborah is a fifty-nine year old woman who grew up in Cambridge, went to Notre Dame College in Manchester, New Hampshire and worked in accounting for numerous companies including Prudential Insurance and Comcast… Read More

    Jun 04, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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