Council On Aging

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By keeping our elders as integral members of the community and supporting them through community services, resources and intergenerational activities, we endeavor to improve their well-being and enjoyment of life.

Van Schedule

Days Hours
8:30 a.m - 2 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
8:30 a.m - 3 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.



  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • Seaside One

Agendas and Minutes

View most recent agendas and minutes.


  • Steven Gillespie, MD, Chair, 2018
  • Robert Howard, DMD, Vice-Chair, 2019
  • Su Kwedor, Secretary, 2017
  • Kathy Bothwick, 2019
  • George Nickless, 2019
  • Mary G. Hull, 2017
  • Vacancy

Inclement Weather

If the schools are closed  because of inclement weather, the Council on Aging vans do not operate. In the event of a power outage, flooding or some other disaster, always call the Police and/or Fire Departments for immediate assistance. The Police can be reached at 978-526-1212, and the Fire Dept can be reached at 978-526-4040. Always dial 911 for an emergency.

Additional Information

Notary Services Available at the Council on Aging

Nancy Hammond, Director of the Council Aging, is a Notary Public. Notary services are available free of charge to seniors by appointment at the Council on Aging office. Please call 978-526-7500 to make an appointment or for more information.

Member Associations

The Manchester Council on Aging is a proud member of the following associations:
  • Massachusetts Associationof Older Americans - MAOA
  • Massachusetts Council on Aging - MCOA
  • National Council on Aging - NCOA


Refunds are only available for cancellations made up to 48 hours before event.