Council on Aging / Senior Center

NEWSLETTER

Meetings

Board Meetings

  • 1st Wednesday of each month
  • 9:30 a.m. 
  • or as otherwise posted
  • 37 Main Street
    Charlton, MA 01507

S.H.I.N.E.

Meetings are by appointment only. Please call the Senior Center at 508-248-2231.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

Council on Aging Board of Directors

  • James Howard, Chairman
  • Susan Crockett, Secretary
  • Cindy Cooper
  • Paul Kolesnikovas
  • Barbara Larson
  • Joan Malinowski
  • James Russell

Duties

The Charlton Council on Aging (COA) is a municipal department in accordance with Mass General Laws Chapter 4, Section 8B for the purpose of coordinating and carrying out programs designed to meet the needs of aging in coordination with programs of the department of elder affairs.

Mission

The Charlton Council on Aging mission is to provide social, supportive and referral services to all senior citizens in an effort to maintain and improve quality of life so that they may stay in their homes for as long as possible.

Weekly Services

The Senior Center is open Monday through Thursday with activities scheduled each day. Our meal program is a vital part of our mission serving home-cooked lunches daily at noon for a minimum cost. We ask that people sign up or call at least a day ahead for lunch.

Funding

Funding for the Council on Aging is provided by:

  • Town of Charlton
  • Grants from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs
  • Friendly Friends of the Charlton Seniors Incorporated
  • Golden Age Club
  • Charlton Cultural Council
  • Donations from Local Businesses, Organizations and Individuals

If you’d like to join the Friendly Friends or the Golden Age Club, please call the center.