Council on Aging

Director:  Amy Loveless, LICSW
Office Support: C. David Hull
Van Driver: Janine Parker

 NEW LOCATION
50 Brown Street
Maynard, MA 01754
(Maynard Golf Course building)

Office Phone: 978-897-1009
Van Line: 978-844-6809
Hours: Office business hours – 9:00AM – 1:30PM
Van operating hours – 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

The Council on Aging serves seniors, the disabled and persons in transition. We cannot provide you with direct cash assistance for any purpose. Call for information regarding the Maynard Salvation Army. We can assist you in reaching the resources the Town and Private Organizations have to offer.

 

News and Updates

A Matter of Balance Workshop – Mar 25th

The Maynard Council on Aging & Minuteman Senior Services present  “A Matter of Balance”, a workshop series emphasizing practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view fall and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors and exercise to increase strength and balance.

An informational session will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Maynard Council on Aging & Senior Center (50 Brown Street).

RSVP: John Edson at edsonjn@comcast.net or 508-314-4454

The Matter of Balance Workshop begins Wednesday, April 1, 2015, and continues for a total of 8 sessions. Limited to 18 participants.

Yoga – Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. starting March 24

Yoga provides an opportunity to decrease stress and can lessen chronic pain while improving your overall health and wellbeing with increased strength, flexibility, balance and body awareness. Breathe your way into a positive outlook on life.

Zumba Gold – Fridays at 11:00 a.m. starting March 27

Zumba Gold makes exercise fun! Strengthen your heart, improve your balance, posture and range of motion while moving to the steps of the cha-cha, salsa and merengue.

Coffee with Kate Hogan – April 17th

“Coffee with Kate” Meet with Rep. Kate Hogan on Friday, April 17 at 10:00 a.m. at the Maynard Council on Aging located at 50 Brown Street, Maynard, MA 01754.  Call 978-897-1009 for information.

35th Annual Senior Conference – Apr 23rd

Come participate in the 35th annual Senior Conference hosted by State Senator Jamie Eldridge.   Read more about this event.

Bridge and Cribbage Groups

Bridge and Cribbage groups are forming.  Call the Council on Aging for more details & to sign up.

Walking Club

Interested in a Walking Club?  Call the Council on Aging for more details & to sign up

COA Newsletter

coa-newsletter-thumbA newsletter for Maynard’s Senior Citizens

Rep. Hogan Senior News

NOTE: Office Hours with Rep. Kate Hogan will be held on Friday, March 20 at 11:00 a.m. at the new Maynard Council on Aging located at 50 Brown Street, Maynard, MA 01754. The Council on Aging is open 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 978-897-1009 for information.

 

Meetings

  • Next Council Meeting: Apr 2, 10am, Town Hall [Agenda]
 

Resources