The Woburn Council on Aging(COA) is a municipal, volunteer board appointed by the mayor. It is the responsibility of the COA to identify the needs of Woburn’s elder population. The COA provides resources to educate the community at large regarding the needs of the elderly. This is done by designing, promoting and implementing needed programs and services.
The Woburn Council on Aging provides:
The City of Woburn is committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in our programs, services and activities. All activities are handicap accessible. Call 781-897-5960 for further details view the monthly newsletter online at: ourseniorcenter.com/find/woburn-senior-center
Our SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Everyone) volunteer offers appointments every Monday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon to assist seniors and their family members with health insurance questions and concerns. Call 781-897-5960 to request an appointment
An attorney donates time at the Senior Center every month to offer half-hour appointments, free of charge, to seniors seeking answers to legal questions. In addition, seniors are encouraged to contact the Boston Bar Association free public service lawyer referral service at 617-742-0625 or 1-800-552-7046.
A good place to start is to attend our open Council on Aging meeting, which meets the first Monday of the month at 10am. The following Thursday at 10am, our “Friends Helping Seniors” group meets to discuss volunteer opportunities and charitable work. All are welcome to attend these meetings or to drop by the Senior Center for a tour. Contact the Woburn Senior Center at 781-897-5960.