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Council on Aging
A True Community Partner
As a town department the Needham Council on Aging is charged with serving Needham’s 60 and older population and their families by addressing diverse aspects of aging service interests, concerns, and needs. The functions of the department are not confined by walls. We fulfill our mission as a true community partner by delivering programs and services in a variety of places and wherever it is needed throughout the town. The Council on Aging also offers a variety of programs and services five days a week at The Center at The Heights. Please see our newsletter and calendar for special events.

Services & Programs
Some of the services and programs provided to meet our goals include, but are not limited to:
  • Outreach and counseling services
    (Home visits and office visits available)
  • Advocacy
  • Transportation
  • Daily meals
  • Information and referral
  • Health benefits counseling
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Health and wellness information and screening
  • Creative and social classes
  • Educational programs
  • Special events and trips
  • Drop-in center for socialization
  • Learning opportunities 

Advocacy is provided for our aging population routinely on the local, regional, state, and national levels to assure that needs and interests are being met and that the quality of life for our residents is at an optimal level.

The Needham Council on Aging is a division of the Human Services Department along with the Youth Commission and Veterans Services.

Local Resources
Jamie Brenner Gutner
Jamie Brenner Gutner

Executive Director

Ph: 781-455-7555, ext. 206

Center At The Heights
300 Hillside Ave
Needham, MA 02492

Ph: 781-455-7555

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.