Council on Aging

Photo of Sheila Chmielowski, Director

The Council on Aging (COA) is a department of the municipal government established for the purpose of coordinating or carrying out programs that meet the needs of the aging. More



  • Build or renovate an existing building for a new dedicated senior center.
  • Offer a special program and meal at the Senior Center. 
  • Work with the town to initiate a property tax relief program in addition to the Senior Tax Rebate Program (STRP).
  • Establish a "Bolton Safe Senior program" similiar to the R.U.O.K. Program. "Are You OK?" Program is designed to call the homes of elderly residents with pre-existing health problems who have no one to check on them daily.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sheila Chmielowski Director (978) 779-3313
Lisa D'Eon Outreach Coordinator (978) 779-3314
Shirley Sefton Member
Thomas Byron Vice-Chairman