2019 Financial Eligibility requirements as set by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:  

  • MassHealth members are financially eligible. 
  • Income guidelines require Annual Gross Income less than $28,410/single and $40,199/couple.
  • Over-Income Scale: (For those with a higher income than those listed above.) 50% - 100% of the cost of services received monthly, based on a person's individualized care plan.

2019 Monthly Co-Payment requirements as set by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:  

  • $10 - $141 for individuals with incomes that range from $12,647 - $28,410
  • $18 - $152 for couples with incomes that range from $17,031 - $40,199
See specific cost-share schedules by clicking here
Within the Home Care Program, there are additional levels of support and services for those eligible, including:

  • Over Income Program 
  • Enhanced Community Options Program (ECOP)
  •  Frail Elder Waiver (FEW) 
  • Consumer Directed Care (CDC).

For more information, call BayPath at 508-573-7200​
How to start the eligibility process: 

  • Call BayPath at 508-573-7200 to speak with us about the Home Care program
  • If you meet the initial eligibility requirements, an experienced case managers from BayPath will access each elder's abilities for activities of daily living by completing an in-home assessment. (The criteria for assessment is set by the Commonwealth's Executive Office of Elder Affairs)
  • Based on this assessment, the service plan may provide approximately 2.5 hours per week of services.
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BayPath serves the following communities:

Ashland, Dover, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, 
Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, and Westborough.
BayPath Elder Services, Inc. is a member of the MetroWest ADRC, a partnership with HESSCO and the MetroWest Center for Independent Living. 
BayPath Elder Services, Inc. and its programs are funded in whole or in part by contracts with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, funds from the Older Americans Act, and donations  and grants from businesses, foundations and individuals. 
The Massachusetts Home Care Program 
is a state program administrated through regional Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) that provides on-going case management and home-based services to elders so they can maintain their independence and live at home. 

In MetroWest, BayPath Elder Services, Inc. is the ASAP that administers the state home care program to the 14 communities in its service area.

Ashland, Dover, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, 
Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, 
Sudbury, Wayland, and Westborough.

To discover ASAP services in other Massachusetts communities
click here.
Eligibility Requirements: 

To be eligible, the consumer must be: 

  • 60 years and older 
  • (Or) under 60 with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or dementia
  • Consumers must be living in a (residential) home within Massachusetts
  • The consumer's household must meet income eligibility guidelines
Activities of Daily Living (ADL): 

The consumer must also need assistance with at least six activities of daily living, including:
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Eating
  • Transferring
  • Laundry
  • Housework
  • Toileting
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication management
  • Money management
  • Grocery shopping
  • Transportation

One of the areas requiring assistance must be a critical unmet need. Critical unmet needs are defined as personal care, medication management, meal preparation (or the need for home-delivered meals), grocery shopping, transportation for medical treatment or respite.
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