The Lakeville Council on Aging is a Town Department funded by Local, State, and Federal Funds, and Grants and Donations. The Council on Aging consists of a volunteer 15 member board, headed by the COA Director. You can reach us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit the Lakeville Council on Aging website at www.lakevillecoa.com.
The following services and programs are available through the Council on Aging, and are run at the Senior Center.
Transportation Local. A wheelchair lift equipped van is available for local transportation 5 days a week for Lakeville's Elderly, Elderly Handicapped, and Non-elderly Handicapped. It is available for grocery shopping, medical appointments, hairdressers, banking, visiting, errands and Senior Center activities. You must call at least 24 hours in advance, and there is a nominal fee.
Transportation Out-of-Town. This transportation is for medical only, and you must be 60 years or older, and call at least 48 hours in advance. There is no charge for this transportation; however, you must be ambulatory.
Monthly Newsletter. A monthly newsletter is mailed to all Lakeville seniors age 60 or older. The newsletter, Lakeville PONDerings will list all upcoming monthly events, special events, and programs.
Meals-on-Wheels. Home delivered meals are provided for eligible seniors.
Health Programs. The following are provided: Monthly Blood Pressure Clinics, Annual Flu Clinic, Health Screenings, Fitness Classes (Tai Chi, PACE, Line Dancing, Walking Club)
Are You OK? A FREE computerized telephone service proved by Plymouth County Sheriff's Department, the Lakeville Police Department, and the Council on Aging. For further information and an application please contact the Council on Aging.
Loan Closet. Free loan of durable medical equipment.
Assistance with Fuel Assistance, Food Stamp Applications, Health Care Proxy, File of Life, MBTA Passes, Photo Copies, Notary Public, and more&..
Activities: Trips, Cards, Games, Pool Table, Intergeneration Programs, Creative Writing, Senior Club Meetings, Arts/Crafts, Shuffleboard, Parties for Special Occasions, Water Color Paint Classes, Guest Speakers, computer club and classes and computers that are on line, and much more.
Advocacy & Information and Referral, monthly visits by our State Representatives, SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders).