Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Tuesday November 24, 2020 4 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Council on Aging
Time:Tuesday November 24, 2020 4 PM EST
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Topic: Council on Aging - monthly OPEN meeting 

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1.       Roll Call (Lori Fearbay, Kate Bliss, Karen Schultz, Wes Durant Jr., Rachel Boyer, Pat Wheeler, Bob Blair) Others Participating: (Victoria Flynn, Margaret Nartowicz, and Peggy Sardell, Police Chief Tom Galvin, Judy Mills and Louise Janda from Berlin Seniors)

2.       Accepting the minutes from COA meeting 10/25/2020

3.      Welcome to new COA member Rachel Boyer  

4.       Financial updates (Donations (monetary and item), Wages- PT, Wages-Director and Expenses)

5.       Administrative Updates 
Wellness check for safety (with Chief Galvin)

6.       Yoga, Tai-chi and Van Service
Yoga and Tai-chi are both running at 1870
Van service-averaging 4-5 days of services

7.       Calling Seniors
a.       Get that resumed, distribute lists
b.       Allow seniors to reject calls if unwanted

8.     COVID food project
Trying to coordinate with local volunteers and restaurants to get food to homebound seniors
COA members-can deliver??
When do we want to have food delivered-needs to be done by end of year

9.      Lasagna Lovers- will see if COA can help bring information to seniors who need meals

10.      Berlin Seniors Update (with Judy, Bob and Louise)
See if COA is interested in co-sponsoring/working on decorative lights project??

11.      PowderHouse News
a.       Send to COA by 12/16
b.       Content ideas (Fuel Assistance, senior self-care)
c.       1870 Town Hall, 19 Carter, Berlin Seniors, Public Service-want info published each issue

12.        End of year updates
a.       Capital Budget request submitted, budget request being submitted by end of week, annual report being worked on

13.        Any other business (DME tracking and inventory)??

14.        Next meeting: 12/29 at 4pm

15.        Adjourn Meeting
Scheduled By:Victoria Flynn
Posted At:Oct 20, 2020 11:01 AM EDT
Last Modified:Nov 19, 2020 3:34 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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MINUTES OF COUNCIL OF AGING MEETING via ZOOM NOV 24 approved 12-29-2020.docx  (download) 12 Kb Dec 31, 2020 1:36 PM EST

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