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
Regular business hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Please click here to view the flyer for the trip to the Harvard Museum of Natural History on Thursday, April 12th. Please click here to view the registration form. The deadline to register is April 5th at noon.
AARP Tax Appointments
Bring with you: 2016 tax return • Social Security Cards • Form 1099 & K-1 for interest, dividends, pension, IRA, brokerage, Misc.• Form W-2, if employed • Workman’s Compensation and Unemployment statements • Social Security Statement (2017) • Real Estate tax • Mortgage statement • Home assessment (2017) • Rent (monthly or annual) and landlord name • Medical expenses (doctors, hospital, drugs, copays, insurance, dentist, eyeglasses, special medical equipment, mileage) • Medicare Supplementary Insurance • Alimony • Contributions• Estimated tax payments • If you have stock sales, make sure that the purchase price and date is included, or ask your broker for more information.
Wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower chairs, commodes and other items are available for loan to Newton residents. Donations of select items are welcome. Pick-up and drop off are done by appointment only. Unfortunately, we can NOT accommodate walk-in requests. Please contact Alice Bailey, Executive Administrator, at 617-796-1664 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 2017 to June 2019
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, 2019. 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. The COA and Advisory Board holds open meetings the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the senior center. Reach the COA through Department Head, Jayne Colino, at 617-796-1671 or email.
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