Council on Aging

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Mission

(Adopted 1998)

"The Mission of the Lunenburg Council on Aging is to advocate for improved quality of life for all seniors through supportive services, programs, and education".

Hours of operation:

Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  *Special Wednesday program hours 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m

*Closed on all major holidays

*Inclement Weather Procedure

If the Lunenburg schools are closed due to weather, all programs at the Eagle House Senior Community Center will be canceled including transportation and meals on wheels.
Information on school closings can be found on your local Boston TV morning news stations.

*CORONA VIRUS UPDATE*  3/20/2020

The Lunenburg Eagle House Senior Community  Center is currently monitoring the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is in constant communication with local and state authorities.

*EAGLE HOUSE SENIOR COMMUNITY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC  UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Senior Van Transportation is suspended until further notice beginning at noon today March 20, 2020.

The Eagle House Senior Center staff will be working from home beginning on Monday March 23, 2020.

The Eagle House office phone will be re-routed to the Director's home phone.
Please only call for emergency purposes only 978-582-4167 
email: sdoherty@lunenburgonline.com

WE ARE STILL HERE FOR YOU!
The staff will still be making wellness phone calls to our elders from their homes.

Beginning on Monday March 23, 2020, Meals on Wheels clients will be getting their weekly deliveries on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Meals on Wheels clients are encouraged to place a cooler out side of their door to limit social contact with the staff.
If you do not have a cooler, meals will be in large plastic bags or placed outside of the clients door.
This is a temporary measure until things get back to normal.

We cannot stress enough how important it is to limit your social contact with people at this time.

**If you are a Lunenburg resident, age 60+ who is  self-isolating in your home, you are eligible to receive a Meals on Wheels lunch, delivered to your door through MOC Nutrition.
This will be a temporary delivery.

The safety and well-being of our seniors and our staff is our highest priority.  We will take this on a week to week basis and will update via phone calls and social media.

We encourage you to continue to take standard precautions, including frequent hand washing, to avoid the spread of any flu-like illness. For the latest information, please visit the Coronavirus 2019 section of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website.

BE SAFE - STAY HOME- STAY HEALTHY-MAKE GOOD DECISIONS-KEEP POSITIVE THOUGHTS-REMEMBER WE LOVE YOU ALL

 

TO LEARN ABOUT IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION FOR SENIORS GO TO:
https://www.mass.gov/info-details/massachusetts-tax-information-for-seni...

 

LUNENBURG PROPERTY TAX WORK-OFF PROGRAM

The Town of Lunenburg will offers income eligible Lunenburg senior citizens age 60+ an opportunity to receive up to $1500 off their property tax bill.  Participants work in various Town Departments to earn thetax abatement.  For each hour worked a person will receive $12.75 and can work up to 117.75 hours between January 1, 2020 & November 1, 2020 to receive the $1500 abatement.

*Income eligibility

One person household—$50,000

Two person household—$75,000

*In order to be considered for this program, applicants must provide prior year 1040 tax return with submission of  their application.
To apply pick up an application at the Lunenburg Council on Aging office, Eagle House Senior Community Center