Home Care Program (HCP)

Printer-friendly version

The Home Care Program is a Medicaid program that assists elderly persons to remain living at home or within the community. This program allows certain family members to be hired and paid as the personal care provider. Other services may include:

  • Adult day care
  • Homemaker services
  • Personal care
  • Companionship
  • Home health aide
  • Home delivered meals
  • Transportation
  • Respite
  • Money management

*The Enhanced Community Options program is another Medicaid program that offers similar services targeted towards persons that require a higher level of care. For more information call LifePath: 800-732-4636


Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs: 800-243-4636

Massachusetts Age Info: 1-800-243-4636

Caregiver Eligibility: 


Care Recipient Eligibility: 

-Must be a resident of Massachusetts

-Must be at least 60 years of age, OR, under 60 and diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

-Must require assistance with some Activities of Daily Living

-Must be living at home and not in an institutional setting

-Must be Medicaid or MassHealth eligible