Senior Center (Council on Aging)

Senior Center (Council on Aging)

The Norfolk Senior Center is open to the public Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 

Please call us at 508-528-4430 to preregister for programs and events, or if you have any questions.

Our Mission: The mission of the Norfolk Council on Aging is to identify and address the diverse needs of residents age 60 and older. The Senior Center provides a warm, welcoming place for people to stay connected and age well.  We strive to offer a wide variety of programs and services that enhance the quality of life, promote healthy aging and foster independence in our senior population.  We also serve as an advocate on issues that impact seniors and provide information and referrals to resources for seniors, their families and caregivers. 

The Norfolk Council on Aging is a Town of Norfolk board organized under the Board of Selectmen's office to oversee services available to residents sixty years of age and over according to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Annotated Laws Chapter 40, Section 8B.

The Council on Aging publishes a monthly newsletter, “The Silver Set Gazette

STAFF 

  • Karen Edwards, Director
  • Kathleen Sebring, Program Coordinator
  • Stephanie Cooley, COA Assistant
  • Becky Poynot, Outreach Coordinator
  • Jim Carley, Bus Driver

Board Members
Gerald Calhoun, Chair 2023
Mary Nuhibian 2023
Dawn Cohen 2022
Deborah Grover 2023
Linda Hennessy 2022
Jennifer Kuzeja 2025
Thomas Mirabile 2024
Mary Mlinarcik 2024
James J. Schweitzer 2024
William Crane Associate Member

The Council on Aging usually meets on the fourth Friday of every month except in July. They meet at the Senior Center at 9:00 AM.

Norfolk COA Board as of 7 29 22

COA Board: (Top row, left to right): Mary Mlinarcik, Linda Hennessy, Thomas Mirabile, Deborah Grover, Dawn Cohen (Bottom row): Gerald Calhoun, Chair, Karen Edwards, COA Director (not pictured: Jennifer Kuzeja) In separate photo below: James Schweitzer and Mary Nuhibian
Norfolk COA Board J Schweitzer M Nuhibian

Helpful Links

Dial-A-Ride is shared door-to-door transportation serving customers 60 years of age or older and/or those who meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Information is available on the GATRA website

Transportation for Medical Appointments to Boston or other local destinations is now available with GATRA through Kiessling Transit, 48 hours prior to your appointment. Call 800 698-7676 and ask for Miles for Health.

Veterans Services (click on link to Town of Norfolk Page)