Town of Mansfield - Council on Aging 255 Hope St, Mansfield, MA02048 Located within the public library building, the Council on Aging provides Mansfield seniors, ages 60 and up, with a…More variety of daily activities and services. A staff of eight, led by Director Gale Farrugia, runs programs designed to promote the health and well-being of Mansfield seniors. Inside, a community room is shared with the public library and provides a variety of safety, health and wellness, exercise and recreation events for active seniors, including gardening, chimes, music and painting. The office coordinates outreach services such as transportation for local travel and medical visits. Home delivered meals are available five days a week and services are available for fuel assistance, help with Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and SHINE (Serving Insurance Needs of Elders).
This town office is located in its own building. Led by Director Michael Forbes, and guided by a five-member board,…More the staff of the Housing Authority provide qualifying Mansfield residents with housing at three major multi-unit locations and a number of individual homes in town. The MHA helps residents find the appropriate local and federal agencies to aid in their individual circumstances. It also works closely with the Council on Aging.
The Bicentennial Court complex where the MHA is located consists primarily of senior and disabled housing. Residents attend movie nights in the community room, and there is also a laundry area and a galley kitchen.