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COUNCIL ON AGING

 

Meeting Times:  As Needed

Council on Aging Meeting Minutes

Term: Appointed by Selectboard for staggered three-year terms
Email: middlefieldma.coa@gmail.com
Meal Coordinator: Suzanne Lemieux
Senior Center number: 413-623-9990

 

 

 

 

The goals of the COA are to provide programs and activities to support and entertain our rapidly growing number of Seniors (49% + of our total pop.).  We also support events that will benefit all generations in the community.  The Senior Center offers a welcoming public location to host various gatherings for our Townspeople to utilize.
 

Workshops and events:

  • Flu Clinic

  • Quarterly Foot Clinic

  • Monthly Bingo

  • Monthly, Nurse lead Blood Pressure Clinic/instructional classes on nutrition/ safety/emergency preparedness & more

  • Quilting Classes

  • “Salt for Seniors” was organized with the Fire Department.

  • Trip to Bright Nights

  • Middlefield Days sales & exhibits

  • Holiday Cookie Swap

  • Games & movies
     

Weekly events:

  • The Senior Center is open from 10-1:30 every Wednesday.  Gathering time in the morning offers various activities and plenty of time to visit.

  • Lunch is served every Wednesday.  Reservations are needed by Monday by calling 413-623-9990. “To go” meals are still being offered, but the Center is now open for dining and conversation.

  • Brown Bag pick-up site

  • Library returns on Wednesdays

Many people from our community have helped by donating food, entertainment and personal hygiene & safety items.   We thank you all for your help and support.

*Medical Supplies to borrow such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, commodes, etc.

*The building is equipped with a certified kitchen and bathrooms and is available to townspeople for Birthday, Memorial or other Gatherings.

Our COA has been lucky to be the recipient of countless volunteer hours.  We are also thankful for the support from our Town for its continued support through appropriated funds which greatly aids the COA’s efforts to serve our Town.  Call 413-623-9990 with any questions or if you would like to lend a helping hand!

Member
Title
Term
Suzanne Lemieux
Director
20-
Judith Hoag
Chair
2023
Laura Lafreniere
Treasurer
2025
Patricia Jones
Board
20-
Crystal Main
Board
2024
Sharon Barry
Board
2025
Priscilla Jones
Board
2025
Noreen Surriner
Board
2025
Marge Pierre
Board
2025
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