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Dover Town Hall Dover sign
The town hall adds a towering presence in the small but historic town of Dover/Photos by Douglas Flynn

Not sure where to start?
An excellent starting point for any caregiver is a call to your local ASAP's information and referral department to learn about all the services and resources available in your area. The ASAP information and referral department can provide valuable guidance and assistance throughout your caregiving journey. Your town's Council on Aging is another essential tool to help you understand and access available resources for your loved one.

Aging Services Access Point/AAA

BayPath Elder Services, Inc.

33 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA 01752


Aging Services Access Points, commonly referred to as ASAPs, are one-stop entry points for all of the services and benefits available to seniors in Massachusetts. ASAPs manage the Massachusetts Home Care Program, Meals on Wheels, Money Management Program and Caregiver Support Program, as well as provide information and referrals for senior services such as home care, housing options, public benefits, legal assistance, hospice care, the ombudsman program, health insurance, senior companions and adult day care. BayPath also serves as a federal Area Agency on Aging (AAA), receiving and disbursing federal funding under the Older Americans Act.

Senior Center/Council on Aging

Dover Council on Aging

Director: Janet Claypoole
Caryl Community Center
Room 116
4 Springdale Avenue
Dover, MA 02030


Councils on Aging (COAs) are local volunteer organizations that offer information and direct services to seniors, their caregivers and other people with aging issues. COAs are part of the local government, and work with other senior agencies and city/town departments to provide social, recreational, health, safety and educational programs for seniors in their communities. Most COAs operate Senior Centers for area residents age 60 or older. COAs are also home to each town’s SHINE Program representatives, who provide free, confidential and unbiased health insurance information, assistance and counseling.

Dover Church
Dover Church, founded in 1762, is one of the
oldest institutions in the region/Photo
by Douglas Flynn

Town Departments

Veterans Benefits

Contact: Paul Carew


Home Delivered Meals

Elder Nutrition Program BayPath Elder Services, Inc.


The Elder Nutrition Program at BayPath delivers nutritious meals to seniors who are unable to leave their homes due to illness, disability or frailty. The purpose of the program is to encourage better health, reduce isolation and promote independence.

Grocers that Deliver to Dover

Dover Market

No minimum order. Delivery $10. Monday-Thursday. Call before 11 a.m.


Peapod, a Stop & Shop delivery service


Internet orders
$60 minimum order, fee $9.95, $100 or more, fee $6.95

Roche Bros.


No minimum order, fee $9.95 for internet orders, $14.95 for call-in order

Pharmacies that deliver to Dover

Milford Family Pharmacy

105 East Main Street

Milford, MA 01757


Free delivery Monday through Friday. Allow 24 hours for delivery. Blister packs and flow packs available.

Laundries that pick up and deliver to Dover

Spin Cycle Laundry Services


Pickup and delivery, wash, dry, fold laundry;
$25.00 per 20-pound bag; $1.23 per pound over 20


JFK Transportation


Monday-Friday – medical appointments. Purchase tickets in advance from Council on Aging.



MART (Medicaid Transportation)


Natick Cab


Needham Taxi Co.


Tommy’s Taxi


MetroWest Regional Transit Authority Medical Shuttle


The Metrowest Regional Transit Authority on Tuesdays and Thursdays provides a shuttle bus to the following Boston medical centers: VA West Roxbury, VA Boston, NE Baptist, Beth Israel, Joslin Clinic, Dana Farber, New England Deaconess and Brigham and Women’s. The cost of the bus is $2.00 each way. The Shuttle will stop to pick up registered riders both on inbound and outbound trips. The shuttle can be boarded at the MWRTA facilities on Route 135 in Framingham or Park & Ride is available at Natick VFW Post 1274, 113 W. Central St. You must be pre-registered in order to use the shuttle.


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The BayPath Family Caregiver Support Program and has been made possible by funding from the Older Americans Act as granted by Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Participants may make a voluntary donation toward the cost of this federally funded service. Click here for more information. was originally made possible, in part, by generous grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation. Additional funding support was graciously donated by Avidia Bank from 2018 – 2021.

Thank you, MetroWest Health Foundation and Avidia Bank, for enabling BayPath Elder Services to provide support and resources to family caregivers.