Helping Seniors Age in Place & Live Independently


Helping Seniors Age in Place & Live Independently

As one of the nation’s fastest aging populations, more and more New Hampshire seniors will face challenges – such as isolation, food insecurity and financial constraints – that will heavily weigh on their physical, emotional and overall well-being.

Our goal is to make aging in place easier, safer and more enjoyable. Through a wide range of programs, we provide thousands of local seniors with the support, assistance and resources they need to remain independent and live life to the fullest each day.

Why This Matters

  • New Hampshire is the second oldest population nationwide. By 2030, one-third of the state’s population is expected to be over the age of 65. Every day, more and more seniors require support, assistance and resources to age in place and remain living in their own homes.

  • Thousands of NH seniors live either on fixed incomes or in poverty, unable to afford basic life needs. More than 10,000 NH seniors are food insecure and at risk of hunger. Others make hard sacrifices, such as choosing between filling prescriptions, heating their homes or having enough food in the cabinets.

  • Many New Hampshire seniors are homebound, live in isolation or within rural settings, away from family or loved ones, making it difficult to access the food, social connections or even rides to medical appointments that they need for their overall well-being. Nearly 25% of NH seniors live alone, and New Hampshire ranks second in the nation for those at risk of social isolation.

Our Response

Grocery and food deliveries to seniors who are homebound, disabled or live in rural settings and face the threat of food insecurity.

Volunteer rides to medical appointments, dialysis appointments, the grocery store and other errands essential for their health and well-being.

A wide range of emotional support services, such as social outings, friendly visits, phone calls, bereavement support groups, home maintenance assistance, mental health counseling services and basic needs assistance.

Results & Impact

Through our work, more seniors can better age in a dignified manner, reduce feelings of isolation, avoid food insecurity, and improve access to services critical to their physical health and well-being. In the past year:


Of homebound seniors say their quality of life improved because of our caregivers services.


Of seniors are better able to afford prescriptions, utilities and other basic needs as a result of our caregivers caring cupboard program.


miles driven by Monadnock at Home volunteers to help seniors living in rural settings access their medical, food and other vital needs.

Our Programs


CareGivers provides seniors in Greater Manchester, Greater Nashua and the Lakes Region with food delivery, transportation, and emotional support so they can continue to live independently in their own homes and know that they are not alone.

Monadnock at Home

The staff at Monadnock at Home helps connect seniors through a variety of social programs, and access to a network of vetted service providers and volunteers who can assist with many daily tasks around the home. Services are available at a nominal membership fee for individuals residing in the Monadnock Region.

Mental Health Counseling

Through our flexible Mental Health Counseling and experienced staff, we are able to help seniors gain the skills necessary to better cope with a wide range of difficult situations, such as isolation, the loss of a spouse or loved ones, or growing feelings of anxiety or depression. Because of donor support, we are able to offer a sliding-scale fee, providing more seniors with access to affordable mental health counseling, regardless of their financial limitations.

Community Services

Our Community Services provides compassionate guidance and support for seniors around urgent needs, whether it’s helping avoid electricity shutoffs, funding transportation needs or helping maintain access to proper housing. We also provide regular support groups on bereavement and other issues that may be negatively affecting their lives.

In Their Voices

“I cannot imagine CareGivers not being in my life. I desperately need those rides. Without them, I would not have the groceries that I need. Without the assistance from CareGivers, I might crumble.”

– Elaine, Caregivers Client

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