Council on Aging

About the Council

Eleven members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen to serve 3-year terms.

Mandated by the State Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the Federal Administration on Aging, the council’s duties are:

  • To design services in response to these needs and resources such as social and health services, financial and legal consultation, transportation, and educational programs
  • To educate the community and enlist its support in implementing the council’s programs
  • To total needs and resources of the town’s elderly population

Ref: Town Meeting, April 18, 1974, Arts. 25: M.G.L 40 § 8B