Council on Aging

  • MASCO Saint Patrick's Day Concert!
    MASCO Saint Patrick's Day Concert!
  • Afternoon Tea!
    Afternoon tea at the Tea Leaf!
  • Flower Arranging
    We love our flower arranging class with Tom!

Town Hall Reopening

Topsfield COA services and  programs are fully restored.   As of March 10th, 2022 the indoor policy for the Town Hall is "Mask Recommended".  We hope you will particiapate in some of the the Council on Aging programs!

There has been no interruption in the Meals on Wheels Program.  If you would like to receive this life-saving service, call our provider SeniorCare, Inc. at (978) 281-1750.

If you would like assistance acquiring food, please call our partners at Topsfield's Food Pantry, Top Cupboard, (978) 807-8775.



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.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Beth Wideberg Senior Administrative Assistant & Meals on Wheels Coordinator (978) 887-1523
Greg Young Bus Driver
Kathleen Barbarisi COA Director 978-887-1523
Stephanie Sweeney

Board Members

Name Title
Penny Rogers Chairperson
George Berube Member; Triad Liaison
Elaine Crippen Member; Friends Liaison
Lynne Bermudez Vice-Chairperson
Charlotte O'Toole Associate Member
Hannah Adelman Menzer Member; Intergenerational Liaison
Kendra Berube Member; Triad Liaison
Kim Love Member
Joan Chiffer Member; Dementia Friendly Topsfield Chair
Rusty Brady Member
Steve Walsh Member