Council on Aging

A Beeyonder Tour: Live Walking Presentation.

This live and interactive virtual experience allows you to see and speak directly with the guide via streaming platforms like Zoom. Enjoy this tour from your seat at the Senior 

Costa Rican Coffee Farm Itinerary

November 29th 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Enjoy a free cup of Costa Rican Coffee!  

Visit a coffee farm with your guide, Alejandro Cano Ospin, and learn all about coffee, the plant, the history, the production, even the chemistry of caffeine, and of course the preparation of a delicious cup of coffee in the old fashion way. Alejandro Cano Ospin has researched, developed, and implemented teaching modules for adults regarding new technologies to protect the planet- like solar energy, clean agricultural techniques, culturally respectful tourism, and ecotourism.  

This program series is sponsored by The Friends of the South Hadley Seniors.



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The Council on Aging's mission is to establish policies and work with the director to provide programs and services for elders.


  • Second Monday of every month (unless it falls on a holiday - then it is the third)

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Name Title Expiration
Robert Pueschel Chairperson 2022
Marilyn Ishler Vice-Chairperson 2024
Liane Pueschel Secretary 2024
Jim Bosman Member 2022
Marsha Chappel Member 2023
Pamela Peck Member 2024
Carol Constant Member 2023
Rachel Tierney Member 2024
Vacancy Member 2022
Vacancy Member 2022
Vacancy Member 2023