Programs & Services

Recreational Activities

  • Billiards
  • Bingo
  • Cards
  • Choralites (Singers)
  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Golden Agers
  • Puzzle Corner
  • Quilting
  • Support Groups
  • Veterans Group


  • Blood Pressure Clinics
  • Exercise Programs
  • Files of Life
  • Foot Nurse
  • Health Care Proxy Forms
  • Immunizations
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Outreach
    • Food Stamps and Food Programs
    • Fuel Assistance
    • Homemaker Assistance 
    • Prescription Advantage
    • RMV Near Me: Assistance with Registry of Motor                             Vehicle on line services
    • SHINE (Health Insurance Assistance) 
  • PVTA Bus Tickets
  • Tax Assistance

Support Programs

​​​The support programs listed below are made possible by grants from WestMass ElderCare and by funding from the Older Americans Act through the Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs and the Administration for Community Living.​

Call the COA at 413-538-5042 for more information.

​Memories Café:

Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 at the Council on Aging.  A welcoming place for those with memory impairment and their caregiver to spend time together.  Facilitated by experienced staff.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group:

Meets on Thursdays at 10:00 at the Council on Aging.  A group designed to support those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease and/or Dementia.  Facilitated by experienced staff.

​Companion/Escort Transportation Program:

For individuals who qualify. Free transportation to medical appointments in South Hadley and outside of South Hadley.

Daily Mini-Bus Service:

To and from the Council on Aging.  In-town appointments and grocery shopping. One day advance notice for reservations by calling 413-538-5042.