Adult and Senior Care Advising

Adult and Senior Care Advising helps you navigate the ever-changing demands of caregiving.

Work-Life offers comprehensive Adult and Senior Care Advising through This benefit delivers personalized advice, guidance, and resources from master's level social workers, who can help you address your unique short- and long-term caregiving needs.

Adult and Senior Care Advising sessions are free, confidential, and available to MIT benefits-eligible staff, faculty, postdoc associates, postdoc fellows, and family members, on an ongoing basis. Learn more about your Senior Care Advising benefit.

To speak with an Adult and Senior Care Advisor:

  1. Register at (you must complete this step before reaching out to the Adult and Senior Care Advising team)
  2. Call 866-228-2965 (wait for the options and then press extension 2 for "Adult or Senior Care Advising") or email during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST). You have the option to connect with an Adult and Senior Care Advisor immediately, or schedule your session for a later date (during business hours) of your choosing.

Additional Adult and Senior Care Resources

Backup Adult and Senior Care

Backup Adult and Senior Care through can help cover your family's care needs, with in-home companion or personal care provided by professional caregivers.

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Caring for Aging Parents Seminar Series

The "Caring for Aging Parents...What Worries You the Most" seminar series from Work-Life offers practical information and research-based strategies that will help you navigate your caregiving journey.

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Caregiver Newsletter

Work-Life offers a monthly newsletter specifically for caregivers: "Caregiving: Resources and Support for You and Your Family." It features a Senior Care Tip of the Month, written by our Adult and Senior Care Advisors, and other MIT resources that can help support you and your family.



MIT MyLife Services Grief Counseling

Grief and bereavement counseling is available at no cost to MIT faculty, staff, postdocs, and their families, through MIT MyLife Services.

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Employee leaves

MIT provides generous leave policies to allow employees to care for a family member with a serious health condition.

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