Money Management Assistance

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Many seniors find themselves overwhelmed and unable to manage bill paying and budeting and find themselves with bills going unpaid and debts mounting. With just a few hours a month, you can provide peace of mind for seniors experiencing these limitations.

Our Money Management volunteers help with bill paying or serve as representative payers. Volunteers are insured and work one-on-one with an eligible senior. Together they establish a schedule for writing checks, track income and expenses, and reconcil the checkbook to the bank statement.

Volunteers may assist in opening a checking account at a local bank, if appropriate, and arrange for social security checks to be deposited directly. Through these services, Money Management volunteers enable seniors to maintain an independent life and empower seniors to be in charge of their finances.

Monthly reporting is required; Bill Payers attend quarterly meetings to review client cases, discuss issues and updates. They are also invited to our annual volunteer celebration.

Minuteman Senior Services covers 16 commununities including: Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn.

For additional information call us at 781-272-7177 and ask for the Money Management Program Coordinator.

Our offices are located at 26 Crosby Drive in Bedford, MA.

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About Minuteman Senior Services

Location:

26 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA 01730, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help seniors and people with disabilities live in the setting of their choice by engaging community resources and supporting their caregivers.

Description

Minuteman Senior Services helps seniors and disabled adults age with independence and dignity in the setting of their choice, most often their own homes and communities. Celebrating our 40th year in 2014, we support caregivers, local and long distance, who want to do the right thing for their loved ones and need help and advice as they balance the competing demands of family, work and self.

We offer over 20 programs and services and are continually improving and expanding to serve our consumers and their families in new and better ways. With over 100 employees, 500+ volunteers and over 70 subcontracted service providers that make up our vendor network we bring needed expertise, experience and resources to elders, the adult disabled and their families.

Our service area includes Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn.

As a non-profit organization we are passionate about our mission to help people face the challenges of aging and caregiving by helping them make informed decisions and gain easy access to the needed help that fits within their means. Many of our services are free of charge, others are available on a sliding fee or private pay basis.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

26 Crosby DriveBedford, MA 01730

(42.50885,-71.24456)
 

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Transactions

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for 1- 2 hours.
  • Attend quarterly meetings with other volunteers in the program.

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