Council on Aging

December 28, 2020: Due to COVID-19 the Senior Center is currently closed and will remain closed until further notice.

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The COVID-19 vaccination process can be confusing: What phase are we in? Who is eligible for vaccination? When can I get vaccinated?

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@MassDPH has answers to these questions and is posting information as it comes out, check back frequently for updates  


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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging (SCOA) is a Town human service department that serves the needs and issues of Shrewsbury's seniors (60 and over), or families with senior issues.  Our 7-member board meets monthly and work with the director to continuously evaluate and update programs and senior needs.
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Our Mission

To advocate for and to develop programs and services that enhance the well-being and quality of life, and to create a welcoming, secure and inclusive community for seniors.

  1. Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

    For Immediate Release: The Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a website for all veterans, caregivers, spouses, and CHAMPVA beneficiaries that would like to get a COVID-19 vaccine through the VA. Read on...
  2. Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

    The MA Dept. of Housing & Community Dev. launched an Emergency Rental Assistance Program. A new funding mechanism to disburse state-federal funding resources for tenants & landlords to avoid evictions & maintain household stability due to the pandemic. Read on...
  3. Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

    For Immediate Release: The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System. Read on...
  1. Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

    For Immediate Release: Today, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abundance of caution. Read on...
  2. Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

    The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. Read on...
  3. Laminate Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card at the COA!

    The Council on Aging will laminate your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Cards for free on April 16th, 27th and 29th! All Shrewsbury residents are welcome. Call 508-841-8640. Read on...
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