The mission of the Department of Senior Services is to optimize quality of life for older adults and those who support them through welcoming, respectful and meaningful opportunities that engage and value older people, and empower them to remain independent and to be important assets in our community.
Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut Street
Newtonville, MA 02460
Main number: 617-796-1660
Ice Cream Social & Party Friday, September 2nd, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Join the party! We’ll enjoy ice cream and oldies music by “Santon,” a passionate musician who is totally blind from birth. Educated at the Perkins School for the Blind, he graduated from Berklee College of Music summa cum laude. Generously sponsored by Meadow Green Rehabilitation and Nursing. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.
Chamber Ensemble is on break for the summer, and will resume on Wednesday, September 14th.
During July and August, Men's Club will be meeting at Johnny's Luncheonette instead of at the Newton Senior Center. All summer speakers have been re-scheduled for fall (see the September/October Coming of Age newsletter).
Councilor Norton's office hours on August 26th have been cancelled.
Receive our newsletter & updates by email. To receive the newsletter by e-mail and to receive e-mail information updates please contact Ilana Seidmann at firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Senior Services/ Newton Senior Center list is administered by the Newton Senior Center. It is intended primarily to deliver the monthly newsletter to subscribers although we may offer important emergency updates to the members of the list. Frequency of the newsletter is every other month.
Join us for lunch five days a week. Please view our newsletter to see the daily lunch menu.
Senior Citizen's Parking Sticker, July 2015 to June 2017
Newton residents, 65 years and older, are eligible for a Senior Parking Sticker that allows free parking in the City's municipal lots. Applicants must show license and registration with a Newton address or a copy of the lease agreement for personal leased cars. Stickers are $6.00, and are good until June 30, 2017. Stickers are good at 1, 2, and 3 hour meters in all city lots, but never on the street! Stickers are available at the Newton Senior Center between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please click here for information about the Senior Citizen's Parking Sticker.
Council on Aging
The Council on Aging (COA) is a group of interested volunteers, appointed by the mayor, to serve the needs of and improve the quality of life for all Newton Seniors focusing on advocacy education, outreach, and legislation. The Council on Aging is composed of 9 commissioners and 29 Advisory Board members. Among the members are citizens and service providers. They support the work and mission of the other components of the department as well as act as citizen advocates. Reach the COA through Department Head, Jayne Colino, at 617-796-1671 or email.
Durable Medical Equipment
Wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower chairs, commodes. Please contact Alice Bailey, Executive Adminstrator, at 617-796-1664 or email@example.com Please call in advance to donate, pick-up or drop-off equipment.
Contractor Referral List
For a list of pre-screened contractors, plumbers, electricians, handymen, etc. please call Alice Bailey, Executive Administrator, at 617-796-1664 or firstname.lastname@example.org