Council on Aging

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.

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  1. Public Health Advisory Update: Dean Park Pond - Advisory LIFTED and Gauch Park Pond - CLOSED.

    7/22/21 - Date of Record: The Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond has been LIFTED. Gauch Park Pond will remain closed until further notice due to high levels of E. Coli. Read on...
  2. COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

    Date of Record: 07/23/21 - Michael P. Hirsh, MD - Medical Director of the City of Worcester / Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering a personal message with regards to COVID-19 and the Delta variant. Read on...
  1. Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

    Updates on the reopening of Town Hall, the Senior Center, the Library and Parks and Recreation Read on...
  2. Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

    Mosquitoes are out! The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) in conjunction with the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is offering tips on how to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season. Read on...
  1. Volunteer Positions at Senior Center

    The Senior Center is looking for volunteers to for receptionist positions in the morning and afternoons and to assist with packaging meals for delivery from 8-9:30AM Monday through Friday. Read on...
  2. Stay Cool at the Senior Center!

    Come visit us in the air-conditioned Senior Center and have a complimentary water or popsicle. Activities, programming and clubs meet every day! Read on...
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Assistance for Seniors

If you are seeking assistance for a senior citizen, please read our Caregiver Information and call our office for help.