Council on Aging

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The Council on Aging is a group of seven individuals appointed by the Board of Selectmen for three-year terms. The Council meets once a month in the Town Hall. The meetings are posted at the Town Hall and on the website. 

COA Mission
The Council on Aging Board (COA) acts in an advisory capacity to the COA Director to enhance the lives of Boxborough senior residents. The board works to identify and address ongoing needs and interest of the Boxborough senior population.

COA Goals & Objectives 

  • To assist and work with the COA Director as requested.
  • To utilize the senior newsletter, The Boxborough Buzz, as a means of providing information to seniors about planned programs, trips and events.
  • To ensure seniors are aware of and able to utilize the COA van service.
  • To help plan activities that enable seniors to meet and socialize with each other and other members of the Boxborough community.
  • To work with various organizations that provide senior luncheons.
  • To work with the Friends of the Council on Aging (FCOA) in its support of Boxborough seniors.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Lauren Abraham, LICSW Director 978-264-1717
Cindy Regan Van Rides & Event RSVPs 978-264-1730

Members

NameTitleTerm
Karen Whitcomb

Chair

Chair

Anne Canfield

Vice-Chair

2021

Barbara Wheeler

Secretary

2022

Sonali Bhatia

Member

2021

Barbara Birt

Member

2022

Taryn Light

Member

2022

Bill Litant

Member

2020