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Elder Mental Health

Let WestMass ElderCare's Elder Mental Health Outreach Team (EMHOT) help!

Are you, or do you know, an older adult experiencing symptoms of untreated anxiety, depression, and/or memory loss?  Do you or someone you know experience social isolation and feelings of loneliness?

We Can Help:

  • Secure needed treatment, either by providing counseling and psychiatric evaluation, or by connecting individuals and their loves ones to the help they need in the community.

Who We Serve:

  • Individuals over the age of 65 who have a mental health condition, such as depression or anxiety.
  • Older adults living alone in the community facing barriers to getting help including limited access to transportation, financial burdens, and numerous chronic medical conditions.


Don’t wait.  Get help today by contacting WestMass ElderCare or your local Senior Center.

Funding for EMHOT has been produced in part from a grant awarded to the MA Association of Councils on Aging by the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I access services?

You can access services by contacting WestMass ElderCare, or your local Senior Center.

Is transportation available?

Transportation may be available at low or no cost.

What if I am home-bound?

Home visits may be offered for those who are home-bound.