Council on Aging

coa-logoMission Statement

To identify the economic, health and cultural needs of our senior community and provide an environment of support, learning and socialization while striving to enrich lives by offering a wide array of programs, transportation and advocating on their behalf, when necessary, thereby promoting independence, wellness and dignity

Duties & Responsibilities

The Council on Aging is an appointed (by the Board of Selectmen), five-person committee dedicated to providing services to the elderly of Halifax. These services include the Elderbus, Meals-on-Wheels, medical programs, lunch at Pope's Tavern, cultural and educational programs, and assistance in obtaining services from the State and Federal Governments

The Halifax Council on Aging was established in 1982 and provides health and social services to older adults 60 and over, and any individual living with a disability. Located at 506 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA  02338 is open from 8am to 4 pm Monday – Friday. Call [781-293-7313 ext. 135)] with any questions or to learn more 

Council on Aging Board

NameTitleTerm Expires
Jo Schofield

Chairman

2022

Judy Rakutis

Member

2024

Michael Rugnetta

Member

2023

Sarah Sloat

Member

2024

Member

2024

Ivy Matheny

Member

2024

Kimberley King-Cavicchi

Member

Staff Contacts

NameTitleE-Mail AddressExtension
Darlene Regan

Director

135

Vacant Seat

Outreach Coordinator

136

Diane Smith

Receptionist

137

Patricia Ross

Nurse

139