FY18 Legislative Request

February 27, 2017 The 190th General Court Massachusetts State House Boston, MA 02133 MCOA would like to thank the members of the 189th General Court for  their support of line item #9110-9002, Local Aid to municipally based Councils on Aging, more commonly referred to...

Western Union Settlement

I have attached an article we received from the Federal Trade Commission, in regards to a $586 million settlement from Western Union. As you all know, wiring money is one of the most common ways that scammers get people's money. By using a variety of methods to scare...

Congresswoman Katherine Clark Wants to Share Your Story

We are hopeful to share a story of someone or a couple folks that are on the exchange, or receiving Medicare/SSA benefits, and how that has impacted their life (receiving the care they need, lowering costs for medication or specialized treatment) so that Rep. Clark...

MCOA Membership Dues Vote Slated for February 16, 2017

MCOA Membership set to vote on dues increase for FY18 at our next meeting February 16th at the Doubletree in Westborough. This increase was triggered because of the raise in the formula grant for FY17 from $9 to $10/elder.  MCOA dues has been traditionally 2% of the...

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Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138