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Take the Council on Aging Survey

How are you doing? Help us help you! As always, but especially during these difficult and challenging times, the staff of the Barnstable Council on Aging is thinking of you. We want to know how you are doing. Really, how are you doing? Many people are struggling...

Running Essential Errands during COVID-19

Grocery Shopping, Take-Out, Banking, Getting Gas, and Doctor Visits. As communities across the United States take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact, people are facing new challenges and questions about how to meet basic household needs,...

Economic Impact Payment Scams

Don’t fall prey to coronavirus scams. The IRS isn’t going to call you asking to verify or provide your financial information so you can get an Economic Impact Payment or your tax refund faster. Stay vigilant: go.usa.gov/xvrf7.

COVID-19 Public Resources Map

This map shows the location of resources available to the public during COVID-19 pandemic, such as food banks, houses of worship and Project Bread site locations. Please note that this map is not inclusive of all resources, and is only as accurate as the information...

NEW NURSING HOME HOTLINE

Families with loved ones in nursing homes in Massachusetts can use this new hotline to get information and resources, coordinated across state agencies. Call anytime, 9am-5pm, 7 days a week. 📞: 617-660-5399

Grab & Go Program for Older Adults

In order to help meet the needs of older adults during the COVID-19 crisis, the Barnstable Council on Aging is happy to announce a new initiative which will provide Grab & Go breakfast and lunch to Barnstable residents over the age of 60. We hope this effort will...

ALERT: Don’t get Scammed

ALERT: #IRS will not call to request any personal or financial information for you to get an economic impact payment. If you get such a call — HANG UP. See official updates at irs.gov/coronavirus

MassHealth PCA services

If you or a loved one is a MassHealth PCA consumer and is struggling to receive services during the COVID-19 outbreak because your PCA is unavailable, contact the MassOptions hotline at 844-422-6277 to be connected with home health services in the region.

Safely Using Hand Sanitizer

Each of us can help stop the spread of COVID-19 disease by washing our hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds – especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose. If soap and water are not available,...

Report COVID-19 Fraud – New Website

The Department of Justice is remaining vigilant in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting wrongdoing related to the crisis.  In a memo to U.S. Attorneys, Attorney General Barr said, “The pandemic is dangerous enough without wrongdoers seeking to profit from...