Council on Aging

The Council on Aging is responsible for identifying the needs of Townsend's 60 and over population (and their families) by designing, promoting, implementing and coordinating services to fill their needs; promoting and supporting other programs, and collaborating with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs. This task is accomplished through various activities including:

  • Operation of the Senior Center at 16 Dudley Road
  • File of Life Cards & "Safe Seniors" program
  • A wide variety of recreational programs
  • Coordination of Road Runner van service
  • Health Clinics & Exercise Classes
  • Education Programs
  • Advocacy, including Long Term Care Ombudsman, a program of Montachusett Home Care Corporation
  • Meals on Wheels

Members: 9 members, for 3 year terms, staggered so that not more than 3 appointments shall be made in any calendar year

Members

NameTitleTerm
Jane Jackson

Chair

2018

Valerie Adams

Vice-Chair

2020

Beth Mockler

Secretary

2020

Anne Foresman

Member

2020

James Hamel

Member

2019

Sandra Stevens

Member

2019

Charlotte Murphy

Member

2018

Cheryl Simoneau

Member

2018

Joan Daigle

Member

2018