May 30

Public Hearing Announced: 2018 – 2021 Area Plan on Aging

As a federally-designated Area Agency on Aging, Springwell is charged with creating an Area Plan every four years for the towns of Belmont, Brookline, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, and Weston. The Area Plan is to address the needs of seniors and ensure that service needs identified in the plan are provided.

In accordance with the Older Americans Act, and as required by the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, a public hearing is being conducted by Springwell to gather feedback from older adults, caregivers, and the public on Springwell’s draft Area Plan on Aging for 2018-2021. The mission of Springwell is to provide comprehensive services to seniors, individuals with disabilities and those who provide care, guided by a commitment to the individual’s right to live independently in the community.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont, MA 02478.

Comments can be submitted either in person at the public hearing or submitted in writing to Springwell, 307 Waverley Oaks Rd, Suite 205, Waltham, MA 02452, Attention Laura Vanderhill, or emailed to Written comments must be received at Springwell by June 28, 2017.

A draft of the Area Plan on Aging is available here and copies will be provided at the public hearing. For additional information, please contact Laura Vanderhill at 617-926-4100.