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Home Care Program

Established in 1875, BMC’s Geriatrics Home Care Program is the oldest, continuously operating in-home medical service in the United States, delivering care to those who cannot leave their homes for treatment. In addition to being seen at home, the care team will help coordinate other needed medical services such as ophthalmology, podiatry, psychiatry, and hearing services. 

Patients in the Home Care Program are seen by a physician and nurse case manager team and must:

  • be 70 years of age or older
  • be homebound and live in the city of Boston
  • choose a BMC geriatrics physician as their primary care doctor
  • choose BMC if hospitalization or specialty care is needed


Call: 617.414.4639
Fax: 617.414.4094

Boston Medical Center
Geriatrics Clinic
Shapiro Center
725 Albany Street
9th Floor, Suite 9A
Boston, MA 02118

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.414.4639
Fax: 617.414.4094

Home Care & Nursing Home Program Referrals & Information

Call: 617.638.6100
Fax: 617.638.6179

Administration Office

Boston Medical Center
Section of Geriatrics
88 East Newton Street
Robinson 2
Boston, MA 02118-2393
Call: 617.638.8383
Fax: 617.638.8387

Education Program

Call: 617. 638.6112
Fax: 617.638.6152

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