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  • Athol Senior Center

    Agency: Athol Town Government

    Councils on Aging are the principal agencies of local government that serve the elderly. The three core responsibilities of the Councils on Aging are:

    • To identify the needs of senior citizens along with the available resources within the community.
    • To educate the Community at large in the challenges of aging and advocate for the needs of its senior citizens.
    • To design, promote and put in place services that are needed and to coordinate the efforts of agencies which serve older people.
    A few of the many programs offered at the Senior Center:
    • Blood Pressure Clinics – held every Wednesday of the month
    • Chronic Disease Self Management Program – Healthy Eating, Fall Prevention, Diabetes Workshops
    • Flu Clinic – Flu vaccination available to all seniors. Next clinic in October
    • Senior Tax Abatement Program – age 65 and over
    • Senior Transportation – you must arrange your ride 48 hours in advance by calling 978-575-9966, M-F
    • SHINE – serving health insurance needs of everyone
    • Tax Assistance Program – free assistance with filing state and federal income taxes and circuit breakers
    • Angel Gift Program – a holiday gift program
    At the Athol Council on Aging you can also find food assistance administered by the Food Bank of Western Mass. Brown Bag: Food for Elders Program which provides a free bag of healthy groceries to eligible seniors once a month at local senior centers and community organizations.

    • Physical Address:
      • 82 Freedom St.
      • Athol, MA 01331
    • Athol Senior Center:
      • (978) 249-9001
      • Dining Room/ Lunch Reservations
    • Fax:
      • (978) 575-0277
      • Fax
    • Business Line:
      • (978) 249-8986
      • Main Phone
    • Website:

    Agency: Athol Town Government

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    Area(s) Served:
    • Athol, Worcester County

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