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
 
FRTA Van:
George Webb (667-3428)
 

Useful Documents

Postings

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.

YOGA CLASSES IN HUNTINGTON (year-round)

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.