Council on Aging

The Council on Aging is responsible for identifying the needs of Townsend's elderly population; designing, promoting, implementing and coordinating services to fill those needs; promoting and supporting other programs which assist elderly persons in the community: and collaboration 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
  • Bingo, Knitting Corner & other Recreation programs
  • Coordination of Road Runner
  • 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 terms not to exceed 4 years, 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

Jerrilyn Bozicas

Member

2018