Minuteman Senior Services (SHINE)

""Contact Information

26 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

Phone: (781) 221-7064 (voice)    (781) 272-3114 (TTY)
Toll Free: (888) 222-6171
Fax: (781) 229-6190

View the Minuteman Senior Services website

Information Specialist:  Shine Counselors
E-mail: elderinfo@minutemansenior.org

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

Minuteman Senior Services (SHINE) is a nonprofit organization that helps seniors and their caregivers find practical solutions to long term care issues. Minuteman offers a wide range of services creatively designed to support the challenges of daily life. Serves sixteen communities north and west of Boston: Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn.

Population(s) Served




  • Age Info Center – free information & referral. Call 1-800-AGEINFO, Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Home Care Programs
  • Senior Options Protective/Elder-at-Risk Services
  • Caregiver Support
  • Memory Disorder Consultation
  • Caring Conversations
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Eating Together Luncheons
  • Money Management Assistance
  • SHINE Health Benefits Counseling
  • Nursing Home Screening
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Faith In Action
  • Long Term Ombudsman
  • Senior Citizens Law Project


Age 60 +


Some programs are free of charge. Others are offered on a sliding -fee scale or on a private-pay basis.

Other Information: Audrey Comperchio is the Aging Information Center Manager