Council on Aging


  • Second Thursday of each month
  • The Center at The Heights
    300 Hillside Avenue
    Needham, MA 02494


The Council on Aging consists of a representative nominated by each of the following town boards and committees:

  • Board of Health
  • School Committee
  • Trustees of the Needham Public Library
  • Housing Authority
  • Park and Recreation Commission

In addition, not fewer than seven additional members, all of whom shall be appointed by the Select Board and shall hold office for a term of three years.


  • To identify the needs and concerns and strengths of Needham's elderly and retired persons and those approaching retirement age
  • To design, promote, coordinate, or implement services and programs to meet those needs and concerns
  • To inform the community and enlist the support and participation of all citizens in this effort
  • To work in coordination with programs of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts