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The Easton Council on Aging is the town department that provides or coordinates programs to meet the needs of Easton residents, age 60 or older while striving to be a resource for elders, their families, and the community-at-large.  Our mission is to provide services and programs that enhance quality of life and enable our elders to live with dignity while maintaining health and independence. For needed services not provide by the town, we refer elders to appropriate area agencies for assistance. 


Kristin Kennedy - Director

A local Public Health professional for over 20 years, Kristin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Kristin has completed a certificate program offered by the Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts in Public Health Practices.  Kristin has worked for the Easton Board of Health for more than 18 years.  With the recent retirement of COA Director Dolores Kent, Kristin has undertaken the task of combining the wonderful traditions already in place and fostering programs that further enrich the community.

 

She is certified as Registered Sanitarian by The State of Massachusetts and as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian by the National Environmental Health Association. She is a member of the following professional associations: Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging, NEHA, MEHA, and MHOA.


Staff

 

Director
Administrative Assistant
Outreach Coordinator
Lisa O'Hearne
Transportation Coordinator
Elaine Sears Lead Driver
Russell Goldrup Part-Time Driver
Bernie Sullivan Part-Time Driver
Ron Graff Part-Time Driver
John Ippolito Part-Time Driver
Steve Costa Part-Time Drive

 

Council On Aging Members

Member Position Term Ends:
Melinda Nelhuebel
Member
June 30, 2018
Lois Parker
Member
June 30, 2020
Francis Spillane
Member
June 30, 2020
Marie Graca
Member
June 30, 2018
Rose Friedeborn
Member
June 30, 2019
Jean Shearing
Member
June 30, 2020
Daniel Ghardy
Member June 30, 2019

 

Location: Frothingham Hall, 15 Barrows St., N. Easton
Most Council on Aging programs are held at Frothingham Hall Community Center, 15 Barrows Street, North Easton.

Mailing Address:

Easton Council on Aging
Frothingham Hall Community Center
15 Barrows St.
North Easton, MA 02356
Telephone: (508) 238-3160(voice/TTD)
Fax: (508) 238-3089

The Easton Council on Aging is the town department that provides or coordinates programs to meet the needs of Easton residents, age 60 or older. Services are provided with funding from municipal taxes, State and Federal grants along with private donations and volunteer services. Because of this support, many of the programs are offered free or at a nominal charge to our elderly residents. The Easton COA publishes a monthly newsletter, "The Coordinator", which is distributed throughout town and is mailed or e-mailed to Easton elderly and interested residents upon request. This newsletter includes information on programs and recreational activities as well as important topical information for seniors.

The Easton COA offers many services and programs dealing with Transportation, Nutrition, Finances, Outreach, Health, and Recreation. For more information, view our resource pages (links to your left) or contact theEaston Council on Aging Director, Kristin Kennedy at kkennedy@easton.ma.us  or telephone (508) 238-3160 at Frothingham Hall, 15 Barrows St., North Easton, MA 02356.

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