Council on Aging

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Barnstable County’s Healthy Aging project and the Sandwich Council on Aging want to learn more about people’s plans and needs as they age. The survey is open to all Barnstable County residents.

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Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Council Overview

The mission of the Council on Aging is to advocate on behalf of Sandwich elders age 60 and above and their families in addressing their needs by:

  •  Identifying and developing resources of assistance
  • Provide information, referral, outreach, nutrition and health service, in cooperation with other Town departments and area agencies
  • Enhance quality of life for seniors and the community by providing educational, recreational, cultural programs and activities
  • Set a policy for operation of the Senior Center with an eleven (11) member Advisory Board appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

Residents Under Age 60

Presently, the Council provides various assistance programs including fuel assistance and SNAP.  Referrals to other agencies are also offered.