Council on Aging

  1. Council on Aging Offers Assistance in Booking COVID 19 Vaccinations

    If you need assistance to book a COVID 19 vaccine, please call the Council on Aging's Vaccine Hotline at 650-1021. Leave a message on the voicemail and a staff member will return your call as soon as possible. Read on...
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About the Board

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)

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Name Title Expiration
Vacancy   2022
Drewey Darnell Chairperson 2021
Liane Pueschel Secretary 2021
Mary Boulais Member 2021
Lauri Casolari Member 2022
Carol Constant Member 2023
Rita Starzyk Member 2023
Linda Young Member 2021
Robert Pueschel Member 2022
VACANCY Member 2023
VACANCY Member 2021
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Senior Center Replacement Project

Visit the Senior Center Building Committee page to learn more about the proposed senior center replacement project. 


Revised Senior Center Design Oct 2020

Age & Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative

The cities of Chicopee and Holyoke, and the town of South Hadley, have partnered with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission to create a regional action plan for more age-friendly and dementia-friendly communities. The plan addresses quality of life issues such as walkability of outdoor spaces, transportation needs, information access, and social isolation, particularly in relation to older adults.

Read the draft plan, here.