Welcome to the COA

SERVICE ALERT 

The Council on Aging never closed but the Community Center is only available by appointment. 

Call 781-786-6280 or email westoncoa@westonmass.org

Our programs, fitness classes, and support groups are being held live online. We have a full schedule running online and will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. Check out our most recent newsletter for a list of programs and classes.

Details on the status of the COA’s programs and space is updated periodically, please check the COA Status web page.

Understand how best to protect your household with information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) including precautions and symptoms to look out for.

Town Officials and Emergency Management are providing regular updates. These are posted to Weston.org/Covid19 and are sent out via email/text through Public Safety and Latest Town News.

Purpose & Services

The Weston Council on Aging (COA) supports the welfare and interests of the town’s older adults and those who care for them. We offer: 

  • comprehensive information, referral, and social services
  • health and wellness programs
  • educational and social offerings
  • transportation and other opportunities for people to stay connected to the community

Outreach

Our social workers offer residents: 

  • referrals for housing options
  • information about in-home services
  • discussions about health concerns and transportation
  • support groups 
  • guidance on strategies to remain independent in one’s home. 

We also maintain a resource listing of pre-screened in-home contractors.

Transportation

A variety of transportation options are available.  

  • Our 12-passenger bus provides on-demand rides, weekly shopping trips and day trips to cultural events
  • a volunteer network of drivers offers rides to medical appointments 
  • We offer low-cost coupons for taxi rides to nearby towns  

COA Staff can provide information on other transportation alternatives.

Fitness and Wellness

Led by trained instructors, COA fitness programs are offered five days a week, close to home, and with one’s peers. Classes target balance, flexibility, strength training, and cardiovascular health.  

The COA offers health education lectures on a variety of topics. A blood pressure monitoring clinic and a food pantry are also available.  

Educational and Social

A wide variety of instructional courses are offered each month. 

Classes include languages, art, music and one-time topics related to health and financial concerns. 

Groups gather to knit, discuss current events, play card games or watch a movie. Individuals are welcome to stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, and catch up with the news.

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