Council on Aging

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Providing the seniors of Scituate with education, information, stimulation, socialization, wellness, recreation, transportation, social services, and outreach programs

The mission of the Scituate Council on Aging is to identify the unique needs and interests of the senior members of the Scituate community and to implement programs that will enhance their quality of life, foster independence, and ensure the physical and emotional well-being of a growing aging community.

October 15 - December 7

Every year the landscape of Medicare plans changes. The open enrollment period provides beneficiaries the opportunity to review and choose coverage that meets their needs for the upcoming year.

Forms are available at the Senior Center. Fill them out and return them, and SCOA staff will help process them.

Be sure to get the information you need
in time to choose the coverage you want.

Don't wait till it's too late!


NETWORKING WORKS! Your AGE really is your EDGE! 
Sept 11 & 25, Oct 9 & 23, Nov 13 & 20.
Scituate Town Library 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.

Did you know: 85% of all jobs are found through Networking! Really!

October & November topics: Creating an elevator speech using your STARS, Creating a LinkedIn Profile, Using LinkedIn as a powerful Job Search Tool,and Networking 2.0

Funded by the state’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs and managed by Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA), the Scituate COA is pleased to host this program. We are one of only 16 sites selected by MCOA for this important program for 50+ individuals looking for a new job, a totally new career direction, re-entering the workforce after an employment gap or looking for a Second Act career. Meet, network & learn about a new topic at each biweekly group meeting. Call the Senior Center to pre-register, at 781-545-8722. Experienced facilitator and guest speakers.

10:30 am-12:30 pm
Minimum 6 participants needed for each Shop Hop
Van fee: $3.50 cash or use your pass.
Call Kathy at 781-545-8872 to register.

Nov 18Hingham -- Derby Street / Whole Foods / Kohl's
Nov 25Plymouth -- Market Basket / Walmart
Dec 2Pembroke -- Christmas Tree Shop / Dollar Store
Dec 9Marshfield -- Ocean State Job Lot / Marshall's
Dec 16Braintree -- South Shore Plaza
Dec 23Hanover Mall -- Target / Dollar Store / Trader Joe's
Dec 30Cohasset -- Stop & Shop
Jan 6Plymouth -- Market Basket / Walmart
Jan 13Pembroke -- Christmas Tree Shop / Dollar Store
Jan 27Hingham -- The Launch @ Hingham Shipyard /
Trader Joe's -- and more!

Scituate is officially accepted into the AARP & World Health Organization's Network of Age-Friendly Communities, established to guide communities in aspects that support residents of all ages!  Watch here for more information and events to support Live Well Scituate.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Linda Hayes Director 781-545-8871
Kathy Clarkeson Transportation Coordinator 781-545-8872
Jill Johnston Administrative Assistant 781-545-8874
Jenny Gerbis Outreach Coordinator 781-545-8873
Lisa Thornton Activities / Volunteer Coordinator 781-545-8875