Council on Aging
The Council on Aging provides information, services, programs and activities for elders, caregivers and the community. These include a Daily Luncheon Program (Monday through Friday), Meals on Wheels, an Adult Supportive Day Program, Transportation and a full range of activities.
The Outreach Department offers information and referral, home visits and assessments, reassurance calls, and support groups.
The Activity Department offers daily choices for recreation including:
They also provide monthly seasonal celebrations. It also offers quarterly trips to interesting places for a reasonable price.
Adult Supportive Day Program
Adult Supportive Day Program offers a "home away from home" for those who can benefit from being in a safe, supportive environment to be with friends and socialize and benefit from a balanced nutrition program.
Our transportation is provided through our GATRA vans for 3 options-a curb-to-curb service, a fixed downtown-flag down route and a route to Taunton 3 days per week. The Vans provide trips to the supermarkets 2 days a week.
Our nutrition program serves a full hot lunch Monday through Friday for a $5 donation in addition to Meals on Wheels served to the home bound. The only restriction for age is for Dial-a-ride transportation which provides for those who are disabled or over 60 and for the Meals on Wheels Program for those 60 and over and are home bound, verified by a physician's note.
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