• About Ethos

    About Ethos

    Ethos is a Boston-based, non-profit organization that has served the elderly and disabled since 1973. Its mission is to promote personal well-being, dignity and autonomy through the delivery of high quality, affordable and culturally competent home and community-based care. It is overseen by a fifteen-member Board of Directors, over half of whom are elderly.

  • Home Care

    Home Care

    The home care program provides a variety of services to people 60 and over who meet state-mandated guidelines for income and physical need for services. If the need for services includes relief for a caregiver, there are not any income limits. In all cases, there is a sliding fee scale.

  • AgeWell West Roxbury

    AgeWell West Roxbury

    AgeWell West Roxbury is an Ethos-sponsored initiative that promotes the development of an age-friendly community and the creation of successful aging- in-place strategies for the Boston neighborhood with the highest concentration and highest absolute number of elders. AgeWell collaborates with residents of all ages, local businesses, religious organizations and health and social service providers to build a community that is collectively activated around and responsive to healthy aging and local unmet needs.

  • JP@Home


    JP@Home is a membership-based program that offers Ethos expertise and care to Jamaica Plain residents who want to age-in-place. The program also provides social events and activities, volunteer opportunities, information and referrals to vetted or pre-screened service providers, and health and wellness programs, to enhance the quality of life for older Jamaica Plain residents who want to remain active and independent.