MCOA Alerts

COVID-19 Membership Alert #12

In case you missed the link in this morning's Brief, Tara put together a great summary of all things Nutrition: SNAP/HIP About 55% of SNAP households are receiving extra funds for April and May. Only active recipients not receiving the maximum benefit will receive...

COVID-19 Membership Alert #11

Well this was the week that this crisis became real for most of us.  The escalation of this pandemic continues to outpace the ability of the Federal government to cope, but we are fortunate that the Baker Administration has stepped up to this challenge. #PullTogether...

COVID-19 Membership Alert #10

Massachusetts Announces State Income Tax Filing Deadline Being Extended to July 15 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo today announced an agreement to extend the 2019 state individual...

COVID-19 Membership Alert #9

Greetings Colleagues across the Commonwealth, I hope this note finds you healthy and staying safe during these unsettling times. This is certainly not the way any of us thought we would be operating our senior centers, but we are still plugging along and making our...

COVID-19 MEMBERSHIP ALERT #8

MCOA Membership: MCOA Membership Alert #8 Dated March 25, 2020     MCOA has updated the Coronavirus webpages, including FAQs and Resources. Please check this page regularly for daily updates. https://mcoaonline.com/coronavirus/   EOEA Released its latest guidance...

MCOA Membership Alert #7

MCOA Viewpoint: Discussion of the word “Essential," the Thursday Forum and Shoes MCOA Membership: Breathe: First as a network, can we pause and take a breath. We are in uncharted territory. As far as I can see everyone is doing their best to cope with this pandemic....

COVID-19 MEMBERSHIP ALERT #6

THANK YOU! COA’s across the commonwealth have responded and completed their ‘Operational Status’ on the MCOA webpage, https://mcoaonline.com/coronavirus/coa-status/ . It’s not too late- if you have not yet reported your center's Operational Status, please do so as...

RESPONSE REQUIRED-COVID-19 Membership Alert #5

Hello all, Many thanks to those who have completed their ‘Operational Status’ on the MCOA webpage, https://mcoaonline.com/coronavirus/coa-status/. If you have not yet reported your center's Operational Status, please do so as soon as you are able. Your response to...

Membership Alert: COVID-19 #3

Just released from the Baker Administration: Source: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-guidance-and-recommendations There are many other valuable resources at this site.  Community Day Program Settings (e.g. Adult Day Health, Day Habilitation, Clubhouses,...

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Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
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