NOTICE: THE COA IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO CONCERNS OVER THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS.
Our office is closed and staff will be working remotely until further notice. If you have questions or need help, please call 978 318 3020 as staff will continue to answer phone calls remotely. For the time being, there will be no van service and no equipment loans. See below for a link to read CDC guidelines for seniors and others a high risk for serious illness due to COVID-19. Thank you for your patience during this disruption and for the continued efforts of all in the Concord community to slow the spread of COVID-19!
Food Aid for Seniors from CCHS
The food service team for Concord schools is working to provide food to those who need it during these difficult times. The team is graciously offering a bag of groceries for members of the community at our Concord-Carlisle High School for PICK-UP ONLY. Seniors are encouraged to stop by for a bag of pantry basics.
We are asking that people arrive between 8:30 am-11 am and line up in their cars. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING. One of our attendants will ask you to pop your trunk or rear door and an attendant from our staff will place a bag in your vehicle and if needed close the door once placed inside.
This is in service to the community and open to anyone who is need during this public health closure!
PLEASE READ: CDC Guidance for Those at Higher Risk of Serious Illness from Covid-19
Please click below to read this important letter from the CDC for seniors and those with underlying health conditions to help prepare and plan for the changing situation with the novel corona virus COVID-19
Stop in to join a class, meet friends for lunch, browse our gift shop, or arrange a shopping trip on our vans! The Council on Aging also offers outreach services, health clinics, and assistance with health insurance or taxes. Come by anytime to meet the staff and see how we can help.
Harvey’s Treasure Chest
Gift Shop at the Concord Council on Aging (COA)
Open Monday – Thursday 10AM – 2PM
Accepting donations of new/like new crystal, glass, china, pictures, games puzzles, jewelry, scarves, handbags, decorative items
New & attractive greeting cards are always available for $1.25
All proceeds from Harvey’s Treasure Chest go directly to the many activities and programs at the COA
You can get a Donation Receipt when you drop off your donations to the COA
Over 130,000 people in Massachusetts suffer from Alzheimer's or other dementia related problems. Fortunately there are over 85 FREE programs called Memory Cafes and one can be found at the The Concord Council on Aging (COA). The Concord Memory Cafe meets the 2nd Monday of every month, 11AM - 12:45PM, and offers a complimentary lunch with creative activity and/or entertainment. COA's Memory Cafe is a welcoming and safe place and the COA asks that attendees bring their care partners with them. A reservation is required by simply calling 978-318-3020. We look forward to seeing you!
The Concord Council on Aging and Harvey Wheeler Community Center remain closed to the public until further notice.
You may call starting Monday, June 1st to sign up for events that are being held remotely through the Zoom platform.
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MassOptions is a free elder resource that can connect you to the services that can keep you or a loved one living independently. Try the website links or call to speak with a trained specialist to find many helpful resources including: