Town of Sharon, MA
Norfolk County
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It shall be the purpose of this Council to carry out programs and services to promote the well-being of the elder population in this community. To accomplish this, our goals are:
A.
To identify the needs;
B.
To educate the community and enlist support and participation of all citizens about their needs;
C.
To design, advocate and/or implement services to fill these needs, or to coordinate existing services;
D.
To cooperate with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging and to be cognizant of state and federal legislation and programs regarding elders;
E.
To utilize the abilities of the seniors to serve the community and to strive for intergenerational goals;
F.
The Board of the Sharon COA acts in an advisory capacity to the Executive Director for the purpose of carrying out its programs, policies, and services.