Where can I get a walker, commode, wheelchair, etc?
We do not have the space to store these items. Sometimes we know of someone else who might have one of these items to donate. Call to find out or check out Mc Nabb's new store with all kinds of hospital equipment. Call Colin Mc Nabb at 978-597-2392.
Do I have to pay to come to the Senior Center?
You do not have to pay to come to the Senior Center. We do encourage people to join the Friends of theTownsend Seniors. The Friends supports the Senior Center by purchasing items/equipment needed, etc. when the town budget does not allow. The cost is $5.00/Friend; $10/Family; $25/Benefactor; $_____Supporter; $100/ Lifetime membership (Individual or Family).
How can I find out about services that may be available for my elderly parent?
Call the Council on Aging office and speak with our Director. She can connect you with available services.
Can I get a ride to a doctor’s appointment?
Yes, we provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and local errands with our Road Runner Bus. The Road Runner schedule is published on this web site, in the newsletter, or call 978-597-1730 for the schedule.
How old do I have to be to use the Senior Center?
The Senior Center is open to Senior Citizens age 60 and over. However, if there is room in a particular program, people age 55 to 59 can join in if they are not keeping a Senior Citizen out.