Council on Aging


  • Penny Rogers, Chair Person
  • William T. Quinn, Vice Chair
  • Charlotte O'Toole, Clerk
  • Florence T. Brady
  • Martha D. Davis
  • Jolene Guerra


  • Paula Burke, Executive Director
  • Beth Wideberg, Assistant
  • Stan Brennan and Greg Young, Bus Drivers
  • Abby Jackson, Meals-on-Wheels Stipend Driver
  • Ed Roman, Meals-on-Wheels Stipend Driver
  • James Rouvalis, Meals-on-Wheels Stipend Driver

Contact Information:

  • Council on Aging Office
  • Town Hall
  • (978) 887-1523 ,Van line 978-887-6866
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am- 3:00pm
  • Friday 9am-12 noon
  • Or by Appointment


The Topsfield Council on Aging is a municipally appointed volunteer board authorized under Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40, Section 8B. The Council's major responsibilities include setting local policy for the administration of elder programs and services, serving as elder advocates and educating the community at large about the needs and resources affecting the lives of Seniors.

The Council on Aging provides programs and services to the age 60+ population and caregivers including nutrition, transportation, social and educational programs, information and referral services, elder protection programs, volunteer opportunities, wellness programs, support services and outreach.

2015 Needs Assessment for the Topsfield Council on Aging


Senior Services


Information & Referral Services Transportation
Elder Protection Programs Nutrition Programs
Exercise Classes Newsletter
Flu Clinics Outreach Program
Friends of the COA Volunteer Opportunities
Health Clinics  


Regular Meetings:

  • Second Tuesday of the month, 3:30 P.M. at Town Hall