Council On Aging

  • Holiday Party 2021
    Holiday Party 2021
  • Holiday Party 2021
    Officers Costello and Flagg Help Arlene Williams and Dave Guglielmi Serve at Holiday Party 2021
  • Richard Sannicandro and Eileen Milaszewski
    Richard Sannicandro and Eileen Milaszewski decorate Tree 2021
  • Henry Lessard Turns 100!!!
    Henry Lessard Turned 100 in November 2021!!! (click on picture) More »
  • BBQ 2021
    Door Prize Winner Sr. BBQ 2021
  • DJ Mike Entertains
    DJ Mike at Hopedale Sr. Center BBQ 2021
  • March 2021 Grab and Go
    Volunteer Eileen Milaszewski at March 2021 Grab and Go
  • Volunteer serves lunch at Grab and Go event October 2020
    Grab and Go Lunch October 2020
  • Volunteers helping us get our monthly newsletter out.
    Volunteers helping us get out our monthly newsletter.
  • Fun and Functional exercise class.
    Fun and Functional Exercise Class.
  • Hopedale folks celebrating at the 90 and older birthday party.
    Hopedale folks celebrating at the 90 and older birthday party.


Hopedale Sr. Center Annual Barbecue 2022 - Thursday June 23, 2022  12 PM  - $5.00 p.p.  - (see info. in blue-block column on the left, this page).



The Hopedale Sr. Center is in Critical Need of a Van Driver       

Drive our van!  The Hopedale Sr. Center is looking for an experienced driver for our 8 passenger van.  The schedule is as needed, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for approximately 3 hours each day.  All driving is to local area towns.  A paid training program in general operation and CPR is required through the MWRTA (MetroWest Regional Transit Authority).  If you or anyone you know would like to help the Sr. Center continue this valued service, please contact Carole Mullen at (508)634-2208.  Salary information upon request. 

Help the Hopedale Council On Aging celebrate 51 Years of Serving Hopedale’s Seniors!

birthdacakeThis October the Sr. Center will host an overdue town-wide celebration for the COA in recognition of 51 years of service.  We will host an “Open House” at the Sr. Center along with a separate “Artisan/Hobby Fair” that will showcase the talents and hobbies of some gifted seniors in our community.

You can help us make this event extra special.  We are seeking artisans of varied crafts who would love to share their talents at this event.  Please contact Carole Mullen at (508)634-2208 for further details.      

Having trouble getting a COVID-19 Booster shot?  covid19
Please call us at (508)-634-2208 for assistance.

Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination Program

Homebound Individuals may call the State's Central Intake Line at" 1-883-983-0485 
Please note there are guidelines for qualification for the Homebound Program.  You can discuss the guidelines with the Intake Worker.
Still haven't received a COVID-19 vaccine?  Please call the Sr. Center at (508)634-2208 if you need assistance locating a vaccine clinic or scheduling an appointment.


The Hopedale Sr. Center is Open!                        

A masks is not required to enter the Sr. Center however, we encourage anyone who is not vaccinated to wear a mask in consideration of the health and well-being of themselves and others.  Masks will continue to be required for all individuals who use our transportation services.  In addition, the Sr. Center will continue to have plenty of hand sanitizer available throughout the building. Need a mask...we have those too!

Our hours of operation are   9:00 am to 3:00 pm     Monday - Thursday

                                                 9:00 am to 12:30 pm           Friday
Mission Statement 
The Council on Aging's mission is to identify the needs of older adults and insure that those needs are met by providing opportunities for education, recreation and access to resources. We are a unified body who advocates for seniors on issues that pertain to their lives.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Become a "Grandfriend" at the Bright Beginnings Center Preschool in Hopedale
  • Become a "Reading Buddy" at the Bancroft Library
  • Call BINGO  (Monday afternoon)
  • Assist in preparing the monthly Newsletter for mailing
  • Deliver Meals on Wheels (Meals are delivered on weekdays only around 11:30 am.
  • Teach a Class at the Sr. Center
  • Escort Grocery Bus or Help Us Serve Meals at Our Monthly Lunches 
  • Train to be an AARP Tax Preparer                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Call the Sr. Center at 634-2208 for Details

Council On Aging Board

The Board meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00pm at the Senior Center located inside The Community House. Check COA Calendar for changes.  No meetings in December or July.

Email the Hopedale Council on Aging

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Carole Mullen Director
Jennifer Bethel Staff Assistant
Nancy Mosher Outreach Worker
Mike Rutkowski Van Driver

Board Members

Name Title
Cheryl Moreci Chair - Exp. 2024
Bob Casali Vice Chair - Exp. 2024
Dan Malloy Secretary - Exp. 2023
Eileen Milaszewski Member - Exp. 2022
Karen Kuligowski Member- Exp. 2022
Julia Manning Member - Exp. 2022
David Guglielmi Member - Exp 2023
Arlene Williams Member - Exp 2023
Charles Duczakowski Member Exp. 2024