Seal of the Town of Huntington

Council on Aging

COA Coordinator/Chairman:
Kathleen Peterson, 512-5205
Mailing address:
Town of Huntington COA
P.O. Box 430
Huntington, MA 01050
Council on Aging meetings:
1st Tuesday of each month,  1:00 to 3:00, Town Hall
George Webb (667-3428)

Useful Documents


Home Modification Loan Program

Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP) is a state-funded lending program that provides loans to homeowners and small landlords to fund necessary changes to keep disabled or elderly family members in their own homes and communities.

Loan Information

  • $1,000 to $50,000 loans to property owners
  • 0% interest
  • No monthly payments or interest
  • Repayment is required when prop-erty is sold or transferred
  • $1,000 to $30,000 loans to owners of manufactured or mobile homes
  • Landlords with fewer than 10 units may be eligible for a 3% loan for a tenant

Possible Modifications:

  • Bathroom & kitchen modifications
  • Ramps
  • Stair-lifts, and/or platform lifts
  • Sensory or therapy spaces
  • Hard-wired alarm systems
  • Fences
  • Accessory dwelling units

Eligibility is based on:

  • Income
  • Documentation of need from professional
  • Proposed modification

Download full details

2018 Events

April 7, Saturday 10-11 Spring Birthday Celebration             Declutter Workshop

April 28, Saturday, 10 – 1   2 boxes per person                    Paper Shredding Event

May 2, Wednesday, 9:30 – 6  Bus Trip  to Fenway Park – Red Sox & Kansas City Royals ($79 Huntington Residents) need to fill the bus invite your friends

May 5, Saturday 9-3 (space reservations required 512-5205) Community Tag Sale on Town Common (venders welcomed)

Saturday, May 18, 10:30 a.m. - Brown Bag Sampling Presentation by Nutritionist Amber Letourneau at Stanton Hall. 

Friday, May 25, 4:30 p.m. - Senior Dinner & Performance by The Huntington Dance Centre (free to public) at Stanton Hall.  Reservations are due by May 18 by calling 667-5117.

Saturday, May 26, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Seniors at Stanton Hall. Please make a reservation by calling 512-5212.

June 14, Thursday Foxwoods and Capt'n Jack Trip, $55 Huntington Residences

August 11, Saturday Old Fashion Picnic on the Green

Saturday, September 15 - New York City 9/11 Memorial

If you need a ride to any event, please call George Webb at 667-3428.

Download the FRTA schedule

Download an FRTA eligibility application - people 60 and older are eligible, but must complete the form.  Send the completed application to FRTA at the Olive St. address on the form.


Space is available for students in the Huntington yoga classes. Each class is held in Stanton Hall, every Wednesday, from 9:00AM until 10:00 AM. Kathleen Petersen is the instructor. A $5 donation is requested.

Those wishing to improve their physical health, clear and calm their minds, and develop emotional resiliency are especially encouraged to attend these classes.

To schedule meals-on-wheels, call Highland Valley Elder Services @1-800-322-0551.

Retired? Looking for something to do? Hampshire-Franklin RSVP is looking for people to assist teachers with their Gateway Middle School and Hampshire Educational Collaborative summer programs. To learn more, download the flier.