Have you check out Mass Gov’s senior or elder sections? There are a lot of great resources on there if you haven’t. We wanted to take a moment to point you to some of the resources there for elders and caregivers.
There are a number of services on Mass Gov’s senior section. Things like prescription drug assistance, in-home services, how to report elder abuse, etc. One thing that would be helpful for your aging parent, is the bank training for preventing elder abuse. There are a couple brochures on financial exploitation and there is a training manual that is quite lengthy, but if you scan through there are some scenarios that institutions need to look out for that can give insight into the types of scandals that could take place. Educating yourself and your aging parent on these scams can help you spot them sooner or even prevent them.