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Aims to open doors in fall

The Council on Aging is counting down the days until the renovated Arlington Community Center is complete, and we can open our doors again to our beloved older adults. 

Prepandemic, we would be reaching out this time of year, asking you to register for our Arlington for All Ages 5K Race. This year, we are asking you to join us in crossing a different type of finish line.

We invite you to support our capital campaign, which will fund the remaining furnishings, accessories and technology that our older residents will put to good use once we reopen. Your donation to the capital campaign is fully tax-deductible through the Health and Human Services Charitable Corp.

The Arlington Community Center is only a couple of months away from reopening as the facility that we dreamed of: a multipurpose building where more than 2,000 Arlington residents attend classes, enjoy cultural events, receive support from our social workers, attend luncheons, take fitness classes, eat meals, attend lectures, participate in book clubs and much more. 

If you would like additional information or if you have any questions, please feel welcome to call our Executive Director, Kristine Shah at 781-316-3400.  Council on Aging, 27 Maple St., Arlington, MA 02476.

Thank you for helping us cross the finish line of the capital campaign. Donate here >>

75+ and need vaccine? Contact CoA

The Arlington Council on Aging (CoA) is offering assistance to residents 75 and older for access to Covid-19 vaccine.

If you are in that age group and seeking a shot, or have a friend or neighbor who is, the CoA can help.

The town organization can connect you with a local vaccination appointment or include you in the Health Department's homebound vaccination program..

For assistance, call the CoA at 781-316-3400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Feb. 22, 2021: Tips to avoid Covid-19 scams targeting seniors 

This news announcement was published Wednesday, May 12, 2021, and updated July 27.

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