AARP Eye Center
Unless you're on the South Shore or Cape Cod, you didn't get much snow during this latest winter storm. But the cold weather with dangerous wind chills is still a concern for elderly Massachusetts residents, especially those who are disabled and/or isolated. Please check in on these folks in your area, and use these resources if you find someone who needs help:
WHO TO CALL FOR HELP
- For emergencies, call 9-1-1.
- For non-emergency storm-related questions, call 2-1-1.
- For questions or safety concerns about utilities, call your providers of gas, oil, electricity, land-line telephone service, etc. Many have recorded storm-related updates on storm damage and power outages on their main numbers.
OTHER SENIOR-RELATED CONCERNS
For any other senior-related concerns, visit the website of 800ageinfo.com or call the agency at (800) 243-4636 (800-AGE-INFO), TDD/TTY: (800) 872-0166; and contact the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, or call the EOEA offices directly at 1-617-727-7750.