Senior Center Task Force

Through  SA 16-7, An Act Concerning Senior Centers, the Commission on Women, Children and Seniors is legislatively mandated to convene a task force to study senior centers.

The task force shall examine:

(1) The resources and training needs of senior center personnel, municipal agents and other municipal employees to allow them to facilitate delivery of health and human services and related information;
(2) The most effective means to provide such resources and training;
(3) Current information delivery practices;
(4) Best practices in this state and other states for the delivery of such services and information;
(5) Barriers to access to information, and;
(6) Data on the cost of resources and staff provided by emergency medical services, municipal police departments and other entities to provide such health and human services and information in the calendar year 2015.

Senior Center Task Force Meeting Materials


January 30, 2018 Agenda

January 23, 2018 Agenda

December 5, 2017 Agenda

November 14, 2017 Agenda

August 30, 2017 Agenda

July 26, 2017 Agenda

June 26, 2017 Agenda

June 12, 2017 Agenda

May 10, 2017 Agenda

May 18, 2017 Agenda

Meeting Notes:

January 30, 2018, Meeting Audio:

January 23, 2018, Meeting Audio:

December 5, 2017, Meeting Video

November 14, 2017, Meeting Audio:

August 30, 2017, Meeting Video

July 26, 2017, Meeting Video

June 26, 2017, Meeting Video

June 12, 2017, Meeting Audio:

May 10, 2017, Meeting Audio:

May 18, 2017, Meeting Audio:

Additional Meeting Materials:

Senior Center Task Force Final Report

Task Force AAA Survey – 2-6-18

Survey Presentation – 1-23-18

What Do Senior Centers Do

Excerpt from OAA Focal Point

Youth Service Bureau Laws and Regulations – 12-5-17

SSTF Presentation Summaries – 12-5-17

Senior Center Task Force Workplan – 12-5-17

OLR Report & Other State Statutes – 12-5-17

NCOA Senior Centers Fact Sheet – 12-5-17

Municipal Agents for the Elderly Statute – 12-5-17

2016 OAA Reauthorization – 12-5-17

CCSU Joins Age-Friendly University 11-14-17211 Counts – 11-14-17

211 Counts – 11-14-17

Senior Center Task Force CHLC and AWCC 8-30-17

Senior Center Task Force- AAA Presentation 8-30-17

CAMAE Handout 7-26-17

CASCP Handout 7-26-17

CLASS Handout 7-26-17

Draft Senior Center Questions 6-26-17

2009 Senior Center Survey 6-26-17

MySeniorCenter Report 6-26-17

SDA Presentation to Taskforce on Senior Centers CGA June 12 2017

Senior Center Task Force Work Plan 6-12-17

Dianne Stone Presentation, May 10, 2017

Tomorrow’s Senior Centers: Starting the Conversation

MA Association of Councils on Aging Mission

MA Association of Councils on Aging Annual Report

MA Association of Councils on Aging Network and Bylaws

MA Councils on Aging Links

CT Council of Philanthropy Our Aging State- What CT Funders Need to Know

Creating Communities for a Lifetime

Task Force Members:

Dianne Stone – Co-chair
Senator Douglas McCrory
Representative Daniel Rovero
Tina Doyle
Maureen McIntyre
Harvey Frydman
Catherine Dinsmore
Steven Hernández

Administrative Staff: Commission on Women, Children and Seniors

For questions about the Senior Center Task Force please contact Heather Petit at