Council on Aging/Senior Services


Our office is still closed to the public, although our staff has returned to our offices in full from Monday through Thursday and works remotely on Fridays in order to accommodate the deep cleaning required for public safety. We will happily answer your Friday phone calls, please call us at 978 318 3020 - our outreach staff is ready to help!

* Please note that, with the Governor lifting Covid-19 restrictions as of May 29, 2021, the COA will likely look to reopen on a limited basis in June. Please see the monthly newsletter for news and updates on this changing situation!

Limited Van Service has Resumed

Limited van service has resumed to take van riders to and from medical appointments and pharmacy pick-ups within Concord. The van will also now be able to take passengers to appointments at Acton Medical. Limited shopping trips will be reintroduced in June - please see the June Senior Spirit newsletter for information.

Passengers must not have virus symptoms, must wear a mask for the duration of their trip, and be ready to use hand sanitizer prior to boarding. 

NEW! - iPads Available for Loan

If you have wanted to join in the COA's slate of exciting performances, interesting lectures, social meetings, and helpful support groups but you don't have a computer or internet access at home to join in on Zoom programs, we now have iPads available for loan that do not require you to have wifi at home! Now you can jaw over a cup of joe, babble over books, haggle over history, and enjoy all manner of performances and lectures. Just call the COA at 978 318 3020 to reserve a device for a 24 hour loan, then stop by to pick it up and be sure to return it the following day. Zoom is already set up on the device and staff can show you how to log in. It's simple to do and the COA programming is too good to be missed!

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You may call starting Tuesday, June 1st to sign up for events listed in our June newsletter

To view the June Senior Spirit newsletter CLICK HERE

The Concord & Carlisle Covid Relief Drive-Through Pantry

The drive-through pantry that has been operating out of CCHS has moved to the First Parish Church and will be offered there on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM beginning Wednesday, December 9, 2020. There is no need to pre-register. If you are unable to attend, please email Open Table at

Welcome to the COA!

Stop in to join a class, meet friends for lunch, browse our gift shop, or arrange a shopping trip on our vans! The Council on Aging also offers outreach services, health clinics, and assistance with health insurance or taxes. Come by anytime to meet the staff and see how we can help.

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  • And much more
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