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Franklin Senior Center/Council on Aging
"Independence, Information & Connection"
  
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Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel McCahill Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Franklin Council on Aging is to enhance the independence and quality of life for Franklin’s older adults by:
  • Identifying the needs of this population and creating programs that meet those needs.
  • Offering the knowledge, tools, and opportunities to promote mental, social, and physical well-being.
  • Advocating for relevant programs and services in our community.
  • Serving as a community focal point for aging issues and as liaison to local, state, and federal resources for older adults and their families.
The Franklin Senior Center offers…                                                   
a wide range of programs, services and activities that serve older adults by improving their quality of life. The Center is supported through your taxes, public and private grants, and funding from the Friends of Franklin Elders, Inc. We offer the following:

circlebullet.jpgCafe serving affordable breakfast and lunch.                                                   
circlebullet.jpgHealth Screening, Wellness, and Fitness programs.
circlebullet.jpgSocial and Recreational programs.
circlebullet.jpgEducational programming.
circlebullet.jpgSupportive Day Program offering a supervised, structured and stimulating environment for frail elders, those with mild to moderate dementia or cognitive decline, and  those who are socially isolated.
circlebullet.jpgAssistance with accessing social benefit programs such as: fuel assistance, food stamps, etc.
circlebullet.jpgOutreach and assistance to frail, homebound elderly, or disabled residents.
circlebullet.jpgVolunteer opportunities.
circlebullet.jpgHealth benefits counseling (SHINE: Serving the Health Information Needs of Seniors).
circlebullet.jpgIntergenerational Programs.
circlebullet.jpgMonthly newsletter mailed for free if requested.
circlebullet.jpgTelephone reassurance program.
circlebullet.jpgSenior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Abatement program.
circlebullet.jpgFree durable medical equipment loans.



 
Staff
Name
Title
Director
Social Service Coordinator/Veteran's Agent
Program Coordinator
Veterans Agent
Claire Lewis
Receptionist
Respite Supervisor
Gloria Gelineau
Receptionist
Phyllis Molloy
Bus Driver
Supportive Day Program
Donna Brunelli
Supportive Day Program Assistant
Linda Hastings, R.N.
Wellness Nurse
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Senior Center Director
Program Coordinator
Veteran's Service Officer
Address:
Franklin Senior Center
10 Daniel McCahill Street
Franklin, MA 02038
Phone:
508-520-4945
Fax:
508-520-4917
Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

COA Meeting: Second Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m.