COUNCIL ON AGING MEETS ON THE FOURTH THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Charge to the Council on Aging
From Eastham Home Rule Charter – 1992
An eleven member Council on Aging Board of Directors shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen for three-year overlapping terms.
The duties of said Council on Aging shall be to: (1) identify the total needs of the community’s elderly population, (2) educate the community and enlist support and participation of all citizens concerning these needs, (3) design, promote or implement services to fill these needs, or coordinate present existing services in the community, (4) promote and support any other programs which are designed to assist elderly programs in the community. Said Council on Aging shall cooperate with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs and shall be cognizant of all state and federal legislation concerning funding, information exchange, and program planning which give an annual report to the Board of Selectmen with a copy of that report directed to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs.