What is the Council on Aging?

The Council on Aging is a human services department within the Town of Carlisle with a volunteer Board of Directors who are appointed by the Carlisle Board of Selectmen. Established under MGL, Chapter 40, Section 8B, Councils on Aging plan and implement programs designated to meet concerns of the aging in coordination with programs of the Massachusetts Department of Elder Affairs.

Along with the policy direction, advice and support of the Council on Aging Board of Directors, the COA implements a multitude of programs for the benefit of Carlisle seniors and other residents to provide for social interaction, physical exercise and intellectual and cultural stimulation. The COA also coordinates with area organizations such as Minuteman Senior Services to improve health and safety through direct outreach and education.

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1. Who do I call if I need Transportation assistance?
2. How can I volunteer to support the COA in providing services & programs to Carlisle Seniors?
3. What is the Council on Aging?