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Greetings!

Thank you for your interest in the Adams Council on Aging. We strive to make every day a rewarding and valuable experience for our community. Stop in and see us for more detailed information, or just come in and say hello. New faces are always welcome!

Our monthly newsletter “The Informer” has everything to help keep you, well, informed! Check the dates and times of everything we have to offer, including our programs or upcoming events.  The Informer can be picked up at our office or viewed on the town website.
Here, you will find some highlights of the programming we offer:

Free Tai Chi classes
Day and overnight trip opportunities
VNA Flu Shot and blood pressure clinics
Quilting club
Seniors club
Knitting and crocheting
Free exercise programs available as part of our Living Well programming.
Spinning class
Chair yoga
Art classes
Cards and coffee
Free seminars
Meals for shut-ins
S.H.I.N.E. counseling
Intergenerational activities
Holiday gift wrapping
Senior Tax Work Off program
AARP Tax Assistance Program, Free to individuals with low to moderate income. Please call to schedule an appointment, seasonal program Feb- April (You do not have to be an AARP member to utilize this service)
Safelink wireless cell phone registrations available, free government sponsored cell phone, up to 250 free minutes a month!
Computer Class for beginners and advanced users.
Computer and internet use is available in our computer lab.
Stay safe with: “Buckets of Sand” this winter. Keep on your feet with the COA’s bucket of sand program. Please call for details.
Fuel Assistance and Citizens Energy Assistance with registration information, The Adams COA has a great working relationship with BCAC. Let us help you navigate your way through the paper work.
Learn how to receive discounts on your electric and phone bill.
Community outreach events.
Outreach coordinator on site for information and referral to additional community programs.
Meal site program: Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m., provided by Elder Services for members of the community Age 60 or above – suggested $2 donation. Please reserve 48 hours in advance.
New, members of Northern Berkshire TRIAD hold monthly meetings.
Annual Living Well Expo held in September.
Informative Fridays: Join us for an informative and fun presentation on the third Friday of the month. Learn something new and enjoy a free lunch, sponsored by a business in our community.
Home consultations available


Erica Girgenti
Director, Adams Council on Aging
3 Hoosac St., Adams, Mass. 01220
413.743.8333