a) The COA was established in 1974 to meet the needs of senior residents through services, education, social and recreational activities. Referrals for services can be obtained through the COA and/or made through the COA.
b) The Boylston COA, along with other community organizations, sponsors a Dining Lunch Program on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 noon at the Town House. Reservations are required by calling Elder Services Nutrition Program at (508) 852-3205 or Janice (Chickee) Resseguie at (508) 869-2089.
c) There is a Blood Pressure Clinic on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:30 - 11:00 am at the Town House. No appointment is necessary and there is no charge. Provided by a Community Nurse Volunteer.
d) A Flu Clinic is held annually in the late fall. All seniors are notified by mail.
e) Informational meetings and educational programs are scheduled as needed.
f) Referrals can be made for Homemaker Services:
Eligibility: 60 years of age or older
Income guidelines and needs
Provided by Elder Home Care - Worcester
For more information call: (508) 756-1545
g) For Health Care Proxy forms call the COA office at (508) 869-6022.
h) For End of Life Booklet call the COA office at (508) 869-6022.
i) For the Caregiver's Guide call the COA office at (508) 869-6022.
j) For Legal Assistance: Free legal advice and/or representation for persons 60 years or over.
Areas: Government and health care benefits, housing, protective services, guardianship, nursing homes, electricity or gas shut off, problems with MassHealth, Medicare and other legal problems.
Call: Legal Assistance Corporation at: (508) 752-3718.