Town of Pembroke Massachusetts
Town Hall
Herring Run in Summer Little Sandy Bottom Pond
100 Center Street, Pembroke, MA 02359 Council on Aging

 

The Pembroke Council on Aging (COA) welcomes all seniors.

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Mary Willis
Director & SHINE Counselor

144 Center St.
Pembroke, MA 02359 Council on Aging Building
781-294-8220
FAX: 781-293-5801

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Email: coa@townofpembrokemass.org

Board Members
Linda Osborne, Chairman : term expires 2014
Kenneth Girten, vice-chair: term expires 2015
Kathleen Toole, Treasurer: term expires 2016
John Melchin: term expires 2014
Janet DeBarge, term expires 2016
James Baillie term expires 2015

The Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

The inaugural episode of Elder Savvy, hosted by Pembroke Council on Aging Director Mary Willis is now showing on the Pembroke Government Channel (Comcast 15).

The first episode features an interview with Maura Shepard, Housing Coordinator for the Old Colony Elder Services. Elder Savvy can be seen on Comcast Channel 15 on the following dates and times: Tuesday at 11:30am Thursday at 11:30am Friday at 8:00am and 6:00pm Saturday at 6:00pm To watch the episode on your computer use PACTV's Video on Demand service by visiting, www.pactv.org/video_on_demand . For questions about the show or Government Access, call Dave Antoine at 508-830-6999.

 

The COA is now on Pembroke Senior Center on Facebook!

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Eligible residents can apply for Lifeline Wireless Cell phones . Download the brochure here!


Did you know? The Council offers:

FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR 60+ SENIORS
 
Attorney Conroy is available between 1:00 - 3:00 on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to discuss simple legal problems and answer questions.
Appointment must be made through the Pembroke COA office (781-294-8220)
 
PODIATRIST FOR 60+ SENIORS
 


SNOW policy:
If Pembroke Schools are cancelled, the Pembroke COA will not have any van or medical (volunteer) transpiration.

If the Town of Pembroke Town Hall is closed or has delayed opening, the Pembroke COA will follow Town hall guidelines.

If the Old Colony Elder Services cancels Meals on Wheels, there will be no deliveries or congregate meals (lunch at council.)

 

Holidays: Closed all legal holidays.

Nutrition:
Meals-on-Wheels or congregate meals questions, please call 781-294-4645.

Helpful Numbers:

SHINE: Serving Health Information needs of Elders
1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636) option: 3. www.mass.gov/elders

Prescription Advantage: 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636) option: 2. TTY: 1-800-610-0241 www.800ageinfo.com

Medicare:1-800-medicare (1-800-633-4227) TTY: 1-827-486-2048. www.medicare.gov

Social Security: 1-800-722-1213. TTY: 1-800-325-0778 www.socialsecurity.gov

Masshealth: 1-800-841-2900. TTY: 1-800-497-4648. www.mass.gov/masshealth

Mass Medline: 1-866-1617

Medicare Advocacy: 1-800-323-3205


 

Straight Talk Quiz

Confused about health reform? Wondering what it means for older Americans?

"We’re out to set the record straight. We’ve launched a national educational campaign to help seniors understand what’s in the new health reform law and how it will affect them. Our facts are drawn from the law itself and from numerous non-partisan sources." This information is directly from the National Council on Aging.



See Council on Aging Calendar for full list of upcoming events.

Hot Lunch Program: (781)-294-4645 (Reservations must be made a week ahead)

 

Old Colony Elderly Services

Massachusetts Council on Aging

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

 

Upcoming COA Events